No, 30 Second Smile is a totally new technology. The secret to high quality oral care is not bristles moving at "Sonic Speed". The solution is to use the proper technique to ensure every surface of every tooth is cleansed and the gums properly massaged. “Can’t make a mistake” technology by 30 Second Smile automatically ensures proper oral care with its patented microbrushes, each and every use.
You simply bite and guide, and receive the level of oral care you need, in 1/4th the time required by all other power toothbrushes, and 1/6th the time of any manual brush.
Absolutely not. Short/quick (5mm) brush strokes assure abrasion proof brushing as confirmed by independent clinical studies. 30 Second Smile was designed to automatically provide you with the gentle massage/stimulation of the gums recommended by dental professionals. The positioning and movement (short, quick strokes with the ultra soft micro-brushes) ensures this takes place.
This is supported by two major clinical studies, one conducted at the Medical College of Georgia, School of Dentistry and the other at the University of Tennessee, Health Science Center.
Brush heads should be replaced every 60 to 90 days. This is an industry-wide standard because after a few months, bristles start to become splayed and frayed, and consequently become much less effective over time. Not only are old brush-heads ineffective, they may harbor harmful bacteria. Sick people should change their brush-heads at the beginning of an illness and after they feel better.
Orthodontic brush heads should be replaced on a shorter cycle usually every 30-60 days due to wear and tear from braces.
- Red bristles identify an Ultra Soft head…designed for 1st time users, and users with sensitive teeth and/or gums. These brushes should be used when you initially start using 30 Second Smile.
- Light-blue bristles identify our Standard heads - delivering less sensitive users an effective cleaning while remaining gentle. Our Standard heads also give Extra Reach with an extra row of bristles, enabling users with gum recession (or larger teeth) to still clean the gum-line. Users without recession report superior gum stimulation as a result of the extra row of bristles reaching higher on the gums.
- Kids should use the brush head specifically designed for kids. The kids version is a slightly smaller, Ultra Soft brush head.
- Orthodontic brush heads are for users with orthodontics like braces will benefit from the special bristle configuration that not only cleans the teeth and gums like our Standard heads, but also cleans the hard to reach areas around dental brackets which can be where dental plaque accumulates and forms white spots.
Yes, the 30 Second Smile is safe to use with Crowns and FIXED Bridges.
Our dental professional associates advise users with REMOVABLE bridges to remove them before using 30 Second Smile, to prevent dislodging and the bristles from getting caught under the retention clasps, and coming out.
No. 30 Second Smile product handles are water-resistant, not water-proof. Using 30 Second Smile in the shower will void the warranty.
Yes! When used with our Orthodontic brush head, users with braces will benefit from the special bristle configuration that not only cleans the teeth and gums like our Standard heads, but also cleans the hard to reach areas around and under dental brackets which can be where dental plaque accumulates and forms white spots.