+ Reply to Thread
Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 14
  1. #1
    threechooks's Avatar
    threechooks is offline If my spelling annoys you that's your problem.... I have better things to do than proofread !
    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    Posts
    1,654
    Thanks
    402
    Thanked
    420
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts

    Default Electric toothbrushes for kids

    Which brand do you have for your kids? Are the $20 battery operated ones a waste of money? Is rechargeable better?

    Educate me

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Location
    Brisbane, Queensland.
    Posts
    2,172
    Thanks
    330
    Thanked
    669
    Reviews
    5
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts

    Default Electric toothbrushes for kids

    I was thinking the same thing. DD hates brushing her teeth so thought an electric might be an incentive? Interested to hear what hubbers say.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    Posts
    22,174
    Thanks
    3
    Thanked
    1,896
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 postsRuby Star - 15,000 postsDiamond Star - 20,000 posts

    Default Re: Electric toothbrushes for kids

    I buy the design your own brush with the stickers. DS has got much better with teeth brushing since i have been buying them. The battery last about 8wks for us but i generally like to buy him a new brush every 2mths. They are $10ish from woolies.

    Sent from my GT-I9000T using BubHub

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Posts
    2,888
    Thanks
    1,136
    Thanked
    1,266
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    My little one had a battery operated one but it needed a new brush head within about a month, and of course you can't by replacement brushes. I would look for one that is rechargeable so you can also replace the brush. Seems a waste to be throwing a $10 - $12 toothbrush out every month or so otherwise.

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    Posts
    22,174
    Thanks
    3
    Thanked
    1,896
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 postsRuby Star - 15,000 postsDiamond Star - 20,000 posts

    Default Re: Electric toothbrushes for kids

    Quote Originally Posted by GirlsRock View Post
    My little one had a battery operated one but it needed a new brush head within about a month, and of course you can't by replacement brushes. I would look for one that is rechargeable so you can also replace the brush. Seems a waste to be throwing a $10 - $12 toothbrush out every month or so otherwise.
    They should be replaced every 3mths or after illness. I spend about $6 on a toothbrush just for myself and have no issues spending a little more on DS to encourage him to brush his teeth more.

    Sent from my GT-I9000T using BubHub

  6. The Following User Says Thank You to Myztiks#1Fan For This Useful Post:

    GirlsRock  (02-12-2012)

  7. #6
    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Posts
    23,248
    Thanks
    6,367
    Thanked
    17,667
    Reviews
    10
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 postsRuby Star - 15,000 postsDiamond Star - 20,000 posts
    Awards:
    Bubhub Blogger - Thanks100 Posts in a week
    We use oral B for the whole family. The kids have the $30 ones and ours are more pricey lol They are great!

  8. #7
    Join Date
    Mar 2011
    Posts
    7,054
    Thanks
    6,263
    Thanked
    5,482
    Reviews
    4
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 posts
    Awards:
    100 Posts in a weekBusiest Member of the Week - Most posts for the week ending 5/6/2014

    Default Re: Electric toothbrushes for kids

    Both my boys have electric toothbrushes, makes life much easier

    Sent from my GT-I9305T using BubHub

  9. #8
    headoverfeet's Avatar
    headoverfeet is offline The truth will set you free, but first it will **** you off. -Gloria Steinem
    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Location
    Australia
    Posts
    18,954
    Thanks
    3,142
    Thanked
    4,892
    Reviews
    1
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 postsRuby Star - 15,000 posts
    Awards:
    100 Posts in a week
    We all use the oral B ones as well, I decided to invest in them for the kids because I found the battery ones were a waste of money as they kept breaking!

  10. #9
    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Posts
    23,248
    Thanks
    6,367
    Thanked
    17,667
    Reviews
    10
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 postsRuby Star - 15,000 postsDiamond Star - 20,000 posts
    Awards:
    Bubhub Blogger - Thanks100 Posts in a week
    Quote Originally Posted by headoverfeet View Post
    We all use the oral B ones as well, I decided to invest in them for the kids because I found the battery ones were a waste of money as they kept breaking!
    Same. They aren't cheap but when you are looking a $6 for a normal brush it's worth it. Mine is worth $200 lol

  11. #10
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Location
    Brisbane, Queensland.
    Posts
    2,172
    Thanks
    330
    Thanked
    669
    Reviews
    5
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts

    Default Electric toothbrushes for kids

    I'm giving the cheap battery operated ones a go to see if she likes it first. The heads are quite different so this might deter her. Hopefully not. For anyone else doing the same, woollies have the character branded ones on sale for half price, so paid $5. I picked a Dora the explorer one up yesterday!


 

Similar Threads

  1. Roast in electric frypan?
    By singlemumma82 in forum Recipes & Lunchbox Ideas
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 02-09-2012, 14:57
  2. Medela mini electric vs Medela electric swin
    By 2cheekyC's in forum Pregnancy & Birth General Chat
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 23-05-2012, 21:58
  3. Electric Nasal Aspirator?
    By jo7 in forum Product Recommendations & Questions
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 13-04-2012, 06:14

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
FEATURED SUPPORTER
Little Kickers NSWLittle Kickers was launched in 2002 in the UK and arrived Down Under in 2009. Our motto is “Play not Push” and we ...
FORUMS - chatting now ...
REVIEWS
"Made bed time less anxious"
by Meld85
My Little Heart Whisbear - the Humming Bear reviews ›
"Wonderful natural Aussie made product!"
by Mrstwr
Baby U Goat Milk Moisturiser reviews ›
"Replaced good quality with cheap tight nappies"
by Kris
Coles Comfy Bots Nappies reviews ›