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Electric Toothbrushes

Best Electric Toothbrushes in The Netherlands - Review and Comparison 2021

We picked the 7 best electric toothbrushes in 2021 for your budget and use cases.

Not all electric toothbrush are created equally. They vary not only by brands and models but many other factors. Therefore, we have curated a buyer’s guide on electric toothbrushes to help you make an informed decision.

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9/20/2022

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Sonicare DiamondClean 9000-HX9911/09

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Sonicare DiamondClean 9000-HX9911/09

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Automatic power off
Three intensity settings
Comes with a USB travel charging case
Brush head replacement reminder system
Brush head recognition system
Bluetooth connectivity
BrushSync technology – reminder when brush heads need replacing
Expensive
The app logs just 7 days of data
Clean, white+, gum health and deep clean+
142
Sonic
62,000
Lithium-ion battery
  • ProResults

  • C2 Optimal Plaque Defence

  • G2 Optimal Gum Care

  • W2 Optimal White

  • C3 Premium Plaque Control

  • G3 Premium Gum Care

  • W3 Premium White

  • T1 Tongue Care+

2 years

Oral-B

Genius 8900

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Position detection ensures proper cleaning of your teeth
Brush body compatible with all Oral-brush heads
Bluetooth connectivity for pairing with a smartphone
Smart travel case with USB charging
4 brush heads (1 x Cross Action, 3D White, Floss Action & Sensitive)
Oral-B 3D movement cleaning system (Oscillating-Rotating-Pulsating)
LED SmartRing
Expensive
No wireless smart guide
Travel case comes with a proprietary connector rather than a universal option like micro USB
Daily Clean, Gum Care, Sensitive, Whitening, Pro-Clean, Tongue Cleaning
140
Oscillating-Rotating
3,000
Lithium-ion battery
  • Cross Action

  • Floss Action

  • 3D White, Sensitive

  • Precision Clean

  • TriZone

  • Pro-Results

  • Power Tip

  • Ortho

2 years

Oral-B

Smart 5 - 5000

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Simple brush handle and great grip
Three brush heads -CrossAction, Sensitive/SensiClean and 3D White
Bluetooth connectivity for pairing with a smartphone
Oral-B 3D movement cleaning system (Oscillating-Rotating-Pulsating)
On applying too much pressure, the speed of the brush head decreases and motor sound changes
Blue coloured bristles lose the colour in 3 months, indicating it’s time to change it
Comes with a travel case
Not easy to know which cleaning mode is selected
The battery lacks detailed feedback on the remaining power available
The app logs data only for the last 20 cleans
Daily Clean, Gum Care, Sensitive, Whitening and Pro Clean
129
Oscillating-Rotating
Not mentioned
Lithium-ion battery
  • Cross Action

  • Floss Action

  • 3D White

  • Sensi UltraThin

  • Precision Clean

  • TriZone

2 year + register online for a free additional year

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Sonicare ProtectiveClean 4500 - HX6839/28

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BrushSync technology – reminder when brush heads need replacing
Travel case
Two brush handles
Brush handle compatible with all Sonicare brush heads
The brush handle vibrates, and there is a sound change when applying too much pressure
The EasyStart feature makes it easy to switch to electric from the manual brushing
Automatic power off
Do not have a large visible pressure sensor
No Bluetooth connectivity option
Clean and Gum Care
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Sonic
62,000
Lithium-ion battery
  • ProResults

  • C2 Optimal Plaque Defence

  • G2 Optimal Gum Care

  • W2 Optimal White

  • C3 Premium Plaque Control

  • G3 Premium Gum Care

  • W3 Premium White

  • T1 Tong

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Oral-B

Pro 2 2000

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Simple brush handle and great grip
Oral-B 3D movement cleaning system (Oscillating-Rotating-Pulsating)
A single button to turn on/off the toothbrush and switch the modes
Low battery is indicated via red lED light
When blue bristles turn pale blue or white, that indicates it is time to change the brush head
The brand claims 100% more plaque removal than a manual brush
Brush handle suitable for various brush heads
Very basic things included in the box. An extra brush head or a travel case would have been better to have
Daily Clean and Sensitive
129
Oscillating-Rotating
8,800
Lithium-ion battery
  • Cross Action

  • Floss Action

  • 3D White

  • Sensi UltraThin

  • Precision Clean

  • TriZone

2 year + register online for a free additional year

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Sonicare EasyClean - HX6512/45

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It comes with two brush heads
Ultrasonic technology helps in removing up to twice more plaque than a manual toothbrush
Clinically proven safe and gentle
The EasyStart mode makes it easy to switch to an electric brush from the manual brushing
An environmental-friendly brush as majority parts can be recycled
The series of ridges on the backside gives a firm grip
Proper LED battery indicator is there
No travel case included
Daily Clean
132
Sonic
62,000
Lithium-ion battery
  • ProResult

  • DiamondClean

  • Sensitive

2 years

Oral B

Junior

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Roundhead removes more plaque than a manual toothbrush
Extra soft bristles
Clinically proven to be gentle on teeth and gums
Slim handle
Oral-B 3D movement cleaning system (Oscillating-Rotating-Pulsating)
Children find bold coloured handle appealing
No wireless smart guide
No Bluetooth connectivity option
Daily Clean
122
Oscillating-Rotating
Not mentioned
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  • Floss Action

  • 3D White

  • Sensitive

  • Precision Clean

  • TriZone

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Sonicare DiamondClean 9000-HX9911/09


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Expensive
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  • ProResults

  • C2 Optimal Plaque Defence

  • G2 Optimal Gum Care

  • W2 Optimal White

  • C3 Premium Plaque Control

  • G3 Premium Gum Care

  • W3 Premium White

  • T1 Tongue Care+

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Charging Stand

Two-minutes Timer

Pressure Sensor

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Buyer's Guide - Best Electric Toothbrushes in The Netherlands

Know all about electric toothbrush and make the best purchase.

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Features: Most important purchase criteria for electric toothbrushes

What should you look for when buying an electric toothbrush?

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Use Cases: The best electric toothbrush for your case

Which type of electric brush is best for your use cases?

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FAQ: Learn more about the details

Any questions left? Here they are, including answers.

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How-To: Usage hints and care instructions for an electric toothbrush

Usage and care practices for electric toothbrushes.

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Our Picks: How we picked the best electric toothbrushes

Find out how we selected and ranked the products.

1. Features: Most important purchase criteria for electric toothbrushes

1.1 Two-minute Timer

Dentists suggest that one should brush twice a day, and each session should be for two minutes. In the case of manual brushing, you often misjudge the time, and you might take longer or get done within less than 2 minutes. A high-brand brush comes with a built-in timer that encourages you to brush for the right amount of time.

Dentists suggest that one should brush twice a day, and each session should be for two minutes. In the case of manual brushing, you often misjudge the time, and you might take longer or get done within less than 2 minutes. A high-brand brush comes with a built-in timer that encourages you to brush for the right amount of time.

1.2 Quadpacer or 30-second Timer

A quad pacer (also known as a 30-second timer) is another essential feature that is better to have in your toothbrush.

Your mouth is divided into 4 sections, or quadrants (hence the name), i.e. upper right teeth, upper left, lower right, and lower left. The aim is you give 30 seconds to each section and in total two minutes to the complete cleaning process.

If your brush has an auto-timer, then after 30 seconds, you will experience a change in the brushing sensation, and a sound will alert you to change the section you are cleaning. Most premium models have a pacer built-in.

A quad pacer (also known as a 30-second timer) is another essential feature that is better to have in your toothbrush.

Your mouth is divided into 4 sections, or quadrants (hence the name), i.e. upper right teeth, upper left, lower right, and lower left. The aim is you give 30 seconds to each section and in total two minutes to the complete cleaning process.

If your brush has an auto-timer, then after 30 seconds, you will experience a change in the brushing sensation, and a sound will alert you to change the section you are cleaning. Most premium models have a pacer built-in.

1.3 Pressure Sensor

Hard brushing is the most common reason for gum bleeding. The bristles are only supposed to skim the surface of the teeth and gums. Scrubbing harder is not the right way to remove plaque and debris from the teeth.

An electric brush that has a pressure sensor built-in can reduce the chances of gum recession. Different brands use different methods to alert you that you are hard on your teeth, such as subtle changes in brushing sensation, change in sound or the illumination of a light.

Another method they use is slowing down of motor when you increase pressure on the brush to limit potential damage. And as soon as you relieve the force, the alerts will stop.

Hard brushing is the most common reason for gum bleeding. The bristles are only supposed to skim the surface of the teeth and gums. Scrubbing harder is not the right way to remove plaque and debris from the teeth.

An electric brush that has a pressure sensor built-in can reduce the chances of gum recession. Different brands use different methods to alert you that you are hard on your teeth, such as subtle changes in brushing sensation, change in sound or the illumination of a light.

Another method they use is slowing down of motor when you increase pressure on the brush to limit potential damage. And as soon as you relieve the force, the alerts will stop.

1.4 Travel Case

This is a good-to-have feature. Whether or not you are a regular traveller, having a case makes it much easier to carry the toothbrush.

A travel case reduces the likelihood of damage, especially to the bristles. Furthermore, excess moisture in the head remains in the case and not on anything else that is there in the bag.

Usually, travel cases are made from thin plastic, and they do the job well. Premium brand brushes do come with the travel case, or the case is available as an optional accessory. In fact, there are even models that allow the brush to be charged whilst inside the case via a USB cable.

This is a good-to-have feature. Whether or not you are a regular traveller, having a case makes it much easier to carry the toothbrush.

A travel case reduces the likelihood of damage, especially to the bristles. Furthermore, excess moisture in the head remains in the case and not on anything else that is there in the bag.

Usually, travel cases are made from thin plastic, and they do the job well. Premium brand brushes do come with the travel case, or the case is available as an optional accessory. In fact, there are even models that allow the brush to be charged whilst inside the case via a USB cable.

1.5 Battery Life

Electric toothbrushes are cordless and come with two options, either rechargeable or replaceable batteries.

  • Battery Powered Toothbrush – AA batteries power this type of brushes. This is an inexpensive and portable option as compared to rechargeable toothbrushes. This type of brush is the best disposable version of an electric toothbrush.

  • Rechargeable Toothbrush – This is the expensive version. These are better functioning electric toothbrush and often preferred over battery-powered ones. The battery will either be a lithium-ion (li-ion) or nickel-metal hydride (NiMH) battery. Li-ion batteries charge faster than NiMH batteries. Therefore, toothbrushes with a li-ion battery are often expensive. You can check the type of battery on the bottom of the brush or the packaging. 

Brush batteries are usually rated by the number of days that they will last for 5, 14 or 30 days on a single charge. The most common battery life is up to 14 days. However, some brushes last for 2 minutes after charging them for 5 minutes.

Electric toothbrushes are cordless and come with two options, either rechargeable or replaceable batteries.

  • Battery Powered Toothbrush – AA batteries power this type of brushes. This is an inexpensive and portable option as compared to rechargeable toothbrushes. This type of brush is the best disposable version of an electric toothbrush.

  • Rechargeable Toothbrush – This is the expensive version. These are better functioning electric toothbrush and often preferred over battery-powered ones. The battery will either be a lithium-ion (li-ion) or nickel-metal hydride (NiMH) battery. Li-ion batteries charge faster than NiMH batteries. Therefore, toothbrushes with a li-ion battery are often expensive. You can check the type of battery on the bottom of the brush or the packaging. 

Brush batteries are usually rated by the number of days that they will last for 5, 14 or 30 days on a single charge. The most common battery life is up to 14 days. However, some brushes last for 2 minutes after charging them for 5 minutes.

1.6 Additional Cleaning Mode

The all-electric toothbrush has at least one cleaning mode, i.e. daily clean or clean. Even if a brush has an additional cleaning mode, this one is usually the first one listed. Other modes typically include gum care, sensitive care, deep clean, whitening, tongue cleaner, massage.

The cleaning mode differs with respect to the power delivered to the brush head and the time you give to brushing. For example, deep clean and whitening modes stay for 3 minutes. Whereas sensitive and gum cleaning modes are lower-powered modes, as there are fewer bristle movements.

All in all, if you pay more, you get more modes. Therefore, it is advisable to go for multiple cleaning modes brush if you intend to use them.

The all-electric toothbrush has at least one cleaning mode, i.e. daily clean or clean. Even if a brush has an additional cleaning mode, this one is usually the first one listed. Other modes typically include gum care, sensitive care, deep clean, whitening, tongue cleaner, massage.

The cleaning mode differs with respect to the power delivered to the brush head and the time you give to brushing. For example, deep clean and whitening modes stay for 3 minutes. Whereas sensitive and gum cleaning modes are lower-powered modes, as there are fewer bristle movements.

All in all, if you pay more, you get more modes. Therefore, it is advisable to go for multiple cleaning modes brush if you intend to use them.

1.7 Brushing Intensity

If you have the power over the brush motor, it is beneficial. The electric brush does come with different speed settings- low, medium and high power. The different power settings change the speed of the motion and not the brush motion. If an electric brush has just one cleaning mode, it may default to the high setting. However, in the case of more than one setting, the low setting is used for a less intense clean and high power for, of course, intensive cleaning.

Different power settings are alternatives to cleaning modes as well. Therefore, an electric brush with single-mode but three intensity settings is similar to the brush with two modes, clean and sensitive.

If you have the power over the brush motor, it is beneficial. The electric brush does come with different speed settings- low, medium and high power. The different power settings change the speed of the motion and not the brush motion. If an electric brush has just one cleaning mode, it may default to the high setting. However, in the case of more than one setting, the low setting is used for a less intense clean and high power for, of course, intensive cleaning.

Different power settings are alternatives to cleaning modes as well. Therefore, an electric brush with single-mode but three intensity settings is similar to the brush with two modes, clean and sensitive.

1.8 Brush Shape and Size

Electric toothbrushes are generally similar in shape and design. The brush handle is cylindrical in shape or a slight variation of this. Some have plastic grip, and some come with rubber grip.

Electric brushes designed for children or especially for travel purpose are smaller in size and might have fewer features. On the other hand, premium brands boast subtle but noticeable design cues, justifying the higher price tag.

White is the favoured colour option, with some design accents coming from soft pastel shades.

Electric toothbrushes are generally similar in shape and design. The brush handle is cylindrical in shape or a slight variation of this. Some have plastic grip, and some come with rubber grip.

Electric brushes designed for children or especially for travel purpose are smaller in size and might have fewer features. On the other hand, premium brands boast subtle but noticeable design cues, justifying the higher price tag.

White is the favoured colour option, with some design accents coming from soft pastel shades.

1.9 Brush Head Shape and Size

The all-electric brush comes with at least one brush head. However, if the head is not fixed, you can explore many other options offered by the same brand. For example, Oral-B comes with a replaceable head, and you can use the main body with the brand’s other brush head designed for cleaning and plaque removal, whitening or improving gum health. Although different heads work on any cleaning mode, but certain heads give desired results when used with specific cleaning modes. Therefore, high-end models come with extra heads to encourage this.

The all-electric brush comes with at least one brush head. However, if the head is not fixed, you can explore many other options offered by the same brand. For example, Oral-B comes with a replaceable head, and you can use the main body with the brand’s other brush head designed for cleaning and plaque removal, whitening or improving gum health. Although different heads work on any cleaning mode, but certain heads give desired results when used with specific cleaning modes. Therefore, high-end models come with extra heads to encourage this.

1.10 LED Charging Indicator

LED charging lights are often there in premium models indicating if the electric brush is on a charge, has a low battery, completely charged, or how much is the battery remaining, etc. Again, this is not a must but a good-to-have feature.

Some models lack this feature to keep costs down, but that does not mean you can’t easily tell when it may need charging.

LED charging lights are often there in premium models indicating if the electric brush is on a charge, has a low battery, completely charged, or how much is the battery remaining, etc. Again, this is not a must but a good-to-have feature.

Some models lack this feature to keep costs down, but that does not mean you can’t easily tell when it may need charging.

1.11 LED Cleaning Mode Display

The best quality toothbrush has LEDs not only indicating battery or charging status, but they also have LEDs or icons indicating the cleaning modes in use.

On our list, Wurze is the brand that has an LED cleaning mode display feature. Oral-B also gives this feature for its high-end models.

The best quality toothbrush has LEDs not only indicating battery or charging status, but they also have LEDs or icons indicating the cleaning modes in use.

On our list, Wurze is the brand that has an LED cleaning mode display feature. Oral-B also gives this feature for its high-end models.

1.12 Charging Stand

Unless powered by AA or AAA batteries, an electric brush comes with either a charging stand or a charging cable. The stand has a prong on it which fits into the recess present in the base of the brush handle. The charging technology used here is inductive charging which offers a safe and convenient way while maintaining the water-resistance of the handle.

Usually, there is no harm if you leave your brush on charge permanently. However, for longer battery life, it is best to deplete the battery from time to time.

The electric brush with cable tends to connect to a universal USB port rather than a country-specific power adapter. Charging through cable is becoming popular with time as water resistance, and sealing of electronic parts have improved. 

Unless powered by AA or AAA batteries, an electric brush comes with either a charging stand or a charging cable. The stand has a prong on it which fits into the recess present in the base of the brush handle. The charging technology used here is inductive charging which offers a safe and convenient way while maintaining the water-resistance of the handle.

Usually, there is no harm if you leave your brush on charge permanently. However, for longer battery life, it is best to deplete the battery from time to time.

The electric brush with cable tends to connect to a universal USB port rather than a country-specific power adapter. Charging through cable is becoming popular with time as water resistance, and sealing of electronic parts have improved. 

1.13 Water-resistant

Most electric toothbrushes that come with cable charging mode or removable AA batteries tend to be water-resistant. A toothbrush has that nature; it will come into contact with water. Although it rarely happens, people do brush while taking a shower. Therefore, electric toothbrushes have to be water-resistant.

However water-proof a brush might be, it is always good to towel dry the brush to prolong its life.

Most electric toothbrushes that come with cable charging mode or removable AA batteries tend to be water-resistant. A toothbrush has that nature; it will come into contact with water. Although it rarely happens, people do brush while taking a shower. Therefore, electric toothbrushes have to be water-resistant.

However water-proof a brush might be, it is always good to towel dry the brush to prolong its life.

1.14 Noise

An electric toothbrush has an electric motor inside to drive the cogs and gears, making the brush head move. And noise is nothing but its byproduct. More or less, all-electric toothbrushes make some noise, but some are quieter than others. The sound is more mechanical. You can’t avoid it, but if you do not want others to be disturbed, shutting the door is the only option.

According to our research, Oral-B brushes are the loudest, and Philips Sonicare brushes are much quieter.

An electric toothbrush has an electric motor inside to drive the cogs and gears, making the brush head move. And noise is nothing but its byproduct. More or less, all-electric toothbrushes make some noise, but some are quieter than others. The sound is more mechanical. You can’t avoid it, but if you do not want others to be disturbed, shutting the door is the only option.

According to our research, Oral-B brushes are the loudest, and Philips Sonicare brushes are much quieter.

1.15 Motion Type

Call it cleaning technology or motion type; different brands use different motion schemes to clean the teeth.

  • Oscillatory

Oscillatory motion type refers to the style when the electric brush moves up and down to clean the teeth.

  • Rotation

The name clearly depicts that the brush spun in a circular motion under this, same as we brush our teeth regularly. The rotation type is suitable if you want to clean your teeth the way you do it regularly or manually.

  • Rotating-oscillating

Again, the term clarifies itself that brush with this technology performs both the rotation function and oscillation. Oral-B uses this motion type, and it is recommended for people dealing with gingivitis and plague.

  • Vibrating electric

This type of brush vibrates and doesn’t rotate on the surface of the teeth. They are also suggested for removing plaque. Moreover, they are the alternative for toothbrushes that rotate.

  • Dual-head

As the name implies, this type of brush comes with two heads in which one part rotates and the other sweeps from side to side.

  • Sonic

A sonic movement toothbrush is more like a normal toothbrush that moves back and forth while vibrating simultaneously. A toothbrush with this technology is preferred if removing plaque is your priority.

Call it cleaning technology or motion type; different brands use different motion schemes to clean the teeth.

  • Oscillatory

Oscillatory motion type refers to the style when the electric brush moves up and down to clean the teeth.

  • Rotation

The name clearly depicts that the brush spun in a circular motion under this, same as we brush our teeth regularly. The rotation type is suitable if you want to clean your teeth the way you do it regularly or manually.

  • Rotating-oscillating

Again, the term clarifies itself that brush with this technology performs both the rotation function and oscillation. Oral-B uses this motion type, and it is recommended for people dealing with gingivitis and plague.

  • Vibrating electric

This type of brush vibrates and doesn’t rotate on the surface of the teeth. They are also suggested for removing plaque. Moreover, they are the alternative for toothbrushes that rotate.

  • Dual-head

As the name implies, this type of brush comes with two heads in which one part rotates and the other sweeps from side to side.

  • Sonic

A sonic movement toothbrush is more like a normal toothbrush that moves back and forth while vibrating simultaneously. A toothbrush with this technology is preferred if removing plaque is your priority.

1.16 Replaceable Brush Head

Electric toothbrush bristle needs change after 4-6 months, and purchasing a complete set could be expensive. Therefore, an electric toothbrush that comes with a replaceable brush head is cost-effective.

The brush heads differ in various areas like hardness, shape and direction of the bristles. You have two choices here. One, get one package containing the same brush holder and different brushes heads. Two, buy brushes separately. We suggest, buy the cheapest version of the brush holder and get the brushes separately.

Electric toothbrush bristle needs change after 4-6 months, and purchasing a complete set could be expensive. Therefore, an electric toothbrush that comes with a replaceable brush head is cost-effective.

The brush heads differ in various areas like hardness, shape and direction of the bristles. You have two choices here. One, get one package containing the same brush holder and different brushes heads. Two, buy brushes separately. We suggest, buy the cheapest version of the brush holder and get the brushes separately.

1.17 Price

Electric toothbrushes have a wide range, and they vary in price from a few tens to a few hundred euros. Our research says that a good toothbrush does not have to be expensive. In fact, costly electric toothbrushes give you more than essential features such as brush heads, extra brushing modes, a smartphone app, a travel case, etc.

Ultimately, if you need more features or accessories, you end up paying more.

Electric toothbrushes have a wide range, and they vary in price from a few tens to a few hundred euros. Our research says that a good toothbrush does not have to be expensive. In fact, costly electric toothbrushes give you more than essential features such as brush heads, extra brushing modes, a smartphone app, a travel case, etc.

Ultimately, if you need more features or accessories, you end up paying more.

2. Use Cases: The best electric toothbrush for your case

2.1 Which electric toothbrush has the best bristles that reach even hard to reach places?

An electric toothbrush with round & flat bristles and sonic technology is excellent as it gently removes plague in even hard-to-reach places.

An electric toothbrush with round & flat bristles and sonic technology is excellent as it gently removes plague in even hard-to-reach places.

2.2 I have braces. Can I still use an electric toothbrush?

If you like using an electric toothbrush and find it more comfortable, then there is no reason not to use one whether or not you have braces. In fact, studies by the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics shows that an electric brush promotes better oral hygiene if you have dental braces. In fact, an electric toothbrush is good in the case of dental restorations (fillings, crowns, veneers) as well.

If you like using an electric toothbrush and find it more comfortable, then there is no reason not to use one whether or not you have braces. In fact, studies by the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics shows that an electric brush promotes better oral hygiene if you have dental braces. In fact, an electric toothbrush is good in the case of dental restorations (fillings, crowns, veneers) as well.

2.3 Manual toothbrush cause gum recession. How an electric toothbrush help me in this case?

A usual electric toothbrush will not be helpful in your case. You need an electric brush that has a soft bristle and pressure sensor. The sensor will alert you if you scrub your teeth harder.

A usual electric toothbrush will not be helpful in your case. You need an electric brush that has a soft bristle and pressure sensor. The sensor will alert you if you scrub your teeth harder.

2.4 I have a receding gum problem. Is an electric toothbrush safe for me to use?

Experts believe an electric toothbrush can trigger gum recession rather than helping it, as it can lead to more gaps getting formed between the teeth and gum lines.

Experts believe an electric toothbrush can trigger gum recession rather than helping it, as it can lead to more gaps getting formed between the teeth and gum lines.

2.5 I am travelling overseas, and they have a different electrical system there than in the Netherlands– how can I keep using my toothbrush?

You can charge your toothbrush in the same manner as you will charge your phone or smart devices. In other words, an adapter or converter will be needed in countries where the outlet is not compatible with the plug on your respective electric toothbrush or the voltage.

You can charge your toothbrush in the same manner as you will charge your phone or smart devices. In other words, an adapter or converter will be needed in countries where the outlet is not compatible with the plug on your respective electric toothbrush or the voltage.

3. FAQ: Learn more about the details

3.1 How often should I change my toothbrush?

One should change their toothbrush every 3-4 months.

One should change their toothbrush every 3-4 months.

3.2 Is an electric toothbrush safe for kids?

If your child has just started brushing on his or her own, a manual toothbrush is recommended. Once your kid knows completely know how to brush correctly, he or she can switch to an electric toothbrush. The reason behind this is that the manual one is lighter and gives more control to a child.

If your child has just started brushing on his or her own, a manual toothbrush is recommended. Once your kid knows completely know how to brush correctly, he or she can switch to an electric toothbrush. The reason behind this is that the manual one is lighter and gives more control to a child.

3.3 Do I need to floss my teeth even after using an electric toothbrush?

Floss is usually used after manual brushing to remove leftover plaque that a regular brush failed to remove. However, an electric toothbrush is strong enough to remove all the debris and plaque on teeth. Therefore, there is no need to use floss if you use an electric toothbrush.

Floss is usually used after manual brushing to remove leftover plaque that a regular brush failed to remove. However, an electric toothbrush is strong enough to remove all the debris and plaque on teeth. Therefore, there is no need to use floss if you use an electric toothbrush.

3.4 Is it okay to leave my electric toothbrush on the charger all the time?

It is suggested that once the electric brush is completely charged, continue using your electric toothbrush until no charge is left. This helps the battery perform at its best longer.

It is suggested that once the electric brush is completely charged, continue using your electric toothbrush until no charge is left. This helps the battery perform at its best longer.

3.5 Can I also immerse my electric toothbrush in water since it is water-resistant?

No. Water-resistant means if you spill water on it or use it under the shower or put it under a tap to clean, its motor will remain unaffected. Water-resistant doesn’t mean you can submerge it in water. If you have placed it in water by mistake, quickly dry it out and charge it only after it is completely dry.

No. Water-resistant means if you spill water on it or use it under the shower or put it under a tap to clean, its motor will remain unaffected. Water-resistant doesn’t mean you can submerge it in water. If you have placed it in water by mistake, quickly dry it out and charge it only after it is completely dry.

3.6 How can two family members use the same base?

There are electric toothbrushes that come with a dual handle. If you are only two family members, you can buy the specific set. If you are comfortable using a single brush handle or if you are a family of three or four members, you can buy an electric brush with one handle and more brush head. Different members can choose their brush head and use it conveniently.

There are electric toothbrushes that come with a dual handle. If you are only two family members, you can buy the specific set. If you are comfortable using a single brush handle or if you are a family of three or four members, you can buy an electric brush with one handle and more brush head. Different members can choose their brush head and use it conveniently.

3.7 What is the proper way to dispose of an electric toothbrush?

The brush heads can be disposed of like a manual toothbrush. However, for the brush handle, instructions regarding disassembling and disposing are given in the product manual. Talking about batteries, you can contact local authorities about the same. Kindly note, never opens the handle unless permanently disposing of the electric brush as that void the warranty.

The brush heads can be disposed of like a manual toothbrush. However, for the brush handle, instructions regarding disassembling and disposing are given in the product manual. Talking about batteries, you can contact local authorities about the same. Kindly note, never opens the handle unless permanently disposing of the electric brush as that void the warranty.

3.8 How long should does an electric toothbrush last?

An electric toothbrush usually lasts for about 3-5 years.

An electric toothbrush usually lasts for about 3-5 years.

3.9 Why are most electric toothbrushes expensive?

Electric toothbrushes are expensive as they provide around 30000 strokes in a minute compared to ordinary toothbrushes, which you can hardly reach 50 strokes in a minute.

Electric toothbrushes are expensive as they provide around 30000 strokes in a minute compared to ordinary toothbrushes, which you can hardly reach 50 strokes in a minute.

3.10 What is the difference between daily and sensitive care mode?

Deep mode helps in deep and gentle everyday cleaning. Whereas, sensitive care mode is extra gentle on your teeth and is recommended to those who have tender gum or sensitive teeth.

Deep mode helps in deep and gentle everyday cleaning. Whereas, sensitive care mode is extra gentle on your teeth and is recommended to those who have tender gum or sensitive teeth.

3.11 Is it natural to feel uncomfortable if I am using the electric toothbrush for the first time?

Yes. Brushing using an electric brush is a new experience for your teeth and gum. Initially, the cleaning strength can lead to bleeding gums, discomfort and other conditions, but no worries, it is safe.

Yes. Brushing using an electric brush is a new experience for your teeth and gum. Initially, the cleaning strength can lead to bleeding gums, discomfort and other conditions, but no worries, it is safe.

3.12 Can I reset the two-minute timer of my electric toothbrush?

You cannot change it permanently. However, temporarily you can do this by switching off the toothbrush for 30 seconds or more. If you switch it off before the 2 minutes and on it within 30 seconds, it will resume from where you left off.

You cannot change it permanently. However, temporarily you can do this by switching off the toothbrush for 30 seconds or more. If you switch it off before the 2 minutes and on it within 30 seconds, it will resume from where you left off.

3.13 What is sonic cleaning technology?

An electric toothbrush uses two methods under sonic cleaning technology.

First, there is a mechanical side-to-side cleaning motion of the bristles to remove plaque, the same as in a manual brush. Second is the non-contact approach under which plaque is disrupted beyond the tips of the bristles. In the secondary cleaning motion, the brush head must vibrate at a speed of 20-20,000hz, which is equivalent to humans hearing frequency. Manufacturers claim that the technology also drives cleaning fluid (a mixture of toothpaste, water and saliva) between teeth to help dislodge plaque from areas that are difficult to reach in case of manual brushing or rotating and oscillating technology.

An electric toothbrush uses two methods under sonic cleaning technology.

First, there is a mechanical side-to-side cleaning motion of the bristles to remove plaque, the same as in a manual brush. Second is the non-contact approach under which plaque is disrupted beyond the tips of the bristles. In the secondary cleaning motion, the brush head must vibrate at a speed of 20-20,000hz, which is equivalent to humans hearing frequency. Manufacturers claim that the technology also drives cleaning fluid (a mixture of toothpaste, water and saliva) between teeth to help dislodge plaque from areas that are difficult to reach in case of manual brushing or rotating and oscillating technology.

4. How-To: Usage hints and care instructions for an electric toothbrush

4.1 How to clean an electric toothbrush?

  • Thoroughly rinse toothbrush bristles with tap water after brushing.

  • Wipe handle and charger with a damp cloth.

  • You can clean the handle with water if the brush is water-resistant.

  • Dry the brush handle thoroughly before putting it back in the charger.

  • Do not immerse the charger in water.

  • Thoroughly rinse toothbrush bristles with tap water after brushing.

  • Wipe handle and charger with a damp cloth.

  • You can clean the handle with water if the brush is water-resistant.

  • Dry the brush handle thoroughly before putting it back in the charger.

  • Do not immerse the charger in water.

4.2 How do I clean the charger base?

Unplug the charger and use a soft and damp cloth to clean the charger base. Do not let the charger base come in contact with water whatsoever. Also, make sure it is 100% dry before you plug it back into the electrical outlet.

Unplug the charger and use a soft and damp cloth to clean the charger base. Do not let the charger base come in contact with water whatsoever. Also, make sure it is 100% dry before you plug it back into the electrical outlet.

4.3 What are the ongoing tips for an electric toothbrush?

  • Don’t overbrush. Too much pressure on bristles leads to their wear and tear more quickly.

  • Keep the toothbrush in an upright position to let it air-dry.

  • Replace brush head every three months. Some bristles come with indicator and turn blue from white or fade.

  • Replace the brush head sooner than three months if bristles are not in the tight formation as they were when the brush was bought.

  • Use a cotton bud or toothpick along with mild detergent if necessary to remove stubborn grime. Avoid doing any damage to the plastic and rubber body of the brush.

  • Store toothbrush away from the likes of toilets.

  • Regularly clean brush storage containers.

  • Let the brush dry, and then put it back in a storage case or container.

  • Soaking a toothbrush in mouthwash or place it in boiling water once in a while for deep cleaning.

  • Never put a toothbrush in a dishwasher or microwave.

  • Don’t overbrush. Too much pressure on bristles leads to their wear and tear more quickly.

  • Keep the toothbrush in an upright position to let it air-dry.

  • Replace brush head every three months. Some bristles come with indicator and turn blue from white or fade.

  • Replace the brush head sooner than three months if bristles are not in the tight formation as they were when the brush was bought.

  • Use a cotton bud or toothpick along with mild detergent if necessary to remove stubborn grime. Avoid doing any damage to the plastic and rubber body of the brush.

  • Store toothbrush away from the likes of toilets.

  • Regularly clean brush storage containers.

  • Let the brush dry, and then put it back in a storage case or container.

  • Soaking a toothbrush in mouthwash or place it in boiling water once in a while for deep cleaning.

  • Never put a toothbrush in a dishwasher or microwave.

5. Did you know: Interesting facts, figures and things to know about an electric toothbrush

5.1 The first toothbrushes were mere chew sticks made from fragrant wood.

5.2 A proper toothbrush with bristle was invented in China in the 15th Century.

5.3 The prototype of the toothbrush was first mass-produced in prison by William Addis in 1770.

5.4 Toothbrush bristles were first made using cow hair. Nylon bristle toothbrushes came in 1938.

5.5 The first electric toothbrush was not even electric. It did not require or used any electricity.

5.6 In 1954, a Swiss doctor invented a real electric toothbrush called the Broxodent. It ran on live voltage.

5.7 The most popular toothbrush colour used across the globe is blue.

5.8 In 2003, the toothbrush was chosen as the number one invention without which people can not live. It left cell phones and cars behind.

5.9 A toothbrush is 5000 years old.

5.10 The rule is two times, two minutes a day. However, most people brush only for 46 seconds per session. 

5.1 The first toothbrushes were mere chew sticks made from fragrant wood.

5.2 A proper toothbrush with bristle was invented in China in the 15th Century.

5.3 The prototype of the toothbrush was first mass-produced in prison by William Addis in 1770.

5.4 Toothbrush bristles were first made using cow hair. Nylon bristle toothbrushes came in 1938.

5.5 The first electric toothbrush was not even electric. It did not require or used any electricity.

5.6 In 1954, a Swiss doctor invented a real electric toothbrush called the Broxodent. It ran on live voltage.

5.7 The most popular toothbrush colour used across the globe is blue.

5.8 In 2003, the toothbrush was chosen as the number one invention without which people can not live. It left cell phones and cars behind.

5.9 A toothbrush is 5000 years old.

5.10 The rule is two times, two minutes a day. However, most people brush only for 46 seconds per session. 

6. Our Picks: How we picked the best electric toothbrushes

While starting our research on the best electric toothbrushes, we kept top features in mind, such as a two-minute timer, quad pacer, pressure sensor, battery life, cleaning methods, price, and of course, overall performance.

According to us, the two-minute timer is the most crucial factor, and we shortlisted our products according to that. To have a deep and better understanding of each toothbrush, we gathered more information from the brand’s respective website on a specific model. We kept the ones that had the maximum features and also preferred by the users.

While starting our research on the best electric toothbrushes, we kept top features in mind, such as a two-minute timer, quad pacer, pressure sensor, battery life, cleaning methods, price, and of course, overall performance.

According to us, the two-minute timer is the most crucial factor, and we shortlisted our products according to that. To have a deep and better understanding of each toothbrush, we gathered more information from the brand’s respective website on a specific model. We kept the ones that had the maximum features and also preferred by the users.

6.1 Philips Sonicare DiamondClean 9000-HX9911/09

  • DiamondClean 9000 is a complete package offering much more than basic features.

  • The toothbrush has sonic cleaning action, and the bristles move at up to 62,0000 per minute.

  • It has four cleaning modes - clean, white+, gum health, and deep clean+.

  • The brush has three intensity levels.

  • Our review product comes with a C3 Premium Plaque Defence head. However, the brush handle is compatible with eight other brush heads of Philips Sonicare.

  • The brush has premium features like a pressure sensor, smart travel case, fancy charger, built-in two-minute timer, quad pacer, etc.

  • The charger comprises two parts, the charging base and the plastic (glass looking) frame that sits on the base’s top.

  • The claimed battery life is 14 days based on two cleans per day. However, battery life does vary with the brushing mode and intensity level. Unfortunately, the battery takes 24 hours to charge. 

  • The electric toothbrush is water-resistant, but that doesn’t mean you can use it under the shower.

  • It is equipped with Brush sync technology which reminds about replacing the brush head and sets the correct mode for the attached head.

  • You can sync it with the app via Bluetooth, and once done that, you can see all the dental information of the last seven days on your smart device.

  • The toothbrush is available in various colours and has a two-year warranty on it if bought from a genuine buyer.

  • DiamondClean 9000 is a complete package offering much more than basic features.

  • The toothbrush has sonic cleaning action, and the bristles move at up to 62,0000 per minute.

  • It has four cleaning modes - clean, white+, gum health, and deep clean+.

  • The brush has three intensity levels.

  • Our review product comes with a C3 Premium Plaque Defence head. However, the brush handle is compatible with eight other brush heads of Philips Sonicare.

  • The brush has premium features like a pressure sensor, smart travel case, fancy charger, built-in two-minute timer, quad pacer, etc.

  • The charger comprises two parts, the charging base and the plastic (glass looking) frame that sits on the base’s top.

  • The claimed battery life is 14 days based on two cleans per day. However, battery life does vary with the brushing mode and intensity level. Unfortunately, the battery takes 24 hours to charge. 

  • The electric toothbrush is water-resistant, but that doesn’t mean you can use it under the shower.

  • It is equipped with Brush sync technology which reminds about replacing the brush head and sets the correct mode for the attached head.

  • You can sync it with the app via Bluetooth, and once done that, you can see all the dental information of the last seven days on your smart device.

  • The toothbrush is available in various colours and has a two-year warranty on it if bought from a genuine buyer.

6.2 Oral-B Genius 8900

  • The Genius 9000 can really help you in looking after your teeth.

  • It has all the great features required to get that perfect white smile.

  • The brush has maximum cleaning modes amongst our selected brushes, i.e. six, and they are Daily Clean, Gum Care, Sensitive, Whitening, Pro-Clean, and Tongue Cleaning.

  • It ensures complete cleaning of your teeth with Oral-B 3D motion that oscillates, rotates and pulsates.

  • You can pair it with your Android or iOS device via the Oral-B app to get complete dental information.

  • It comes with four brush heads - a Cross Action, Sensitive. FlossAction and 3D White head. However, you can use other Oral-B brush heads as well, such as Cross Action, Floss Action, 3D White, Sensitive, Precision Clean, TriZone, Pro-Results, Power Tip and Ortho.

  • The electric toothbrush has a visible pressure sensor. So, if you are putting too much pressure on your gums, teeth, you will get a light indicator.

  • The brush comes with a great feature - Position Detection. It unlocks with the Oral-B App. It offers self-tracking, personal statistics, game mode and encourages you to maintain good techniques, which all lead to helping you brush like the dentist recommends and never miss a zone.

  • If you get the brush from an approved retailer, it will come with a 2-year warranty which can be extended by a year if you register the brush online on Oral-B’s website.

  • The battery life is two weeks, and it takes almost 12 hours to charge the battery.

  • It comes with two chargers. One, a traditional stand that forms part of the charging station. Second, a travel case that has a power adapter for charging.

  • The brush is waterproof and can be used in the shower.

  • Unfortunately, the brush is a bit loud as compared to other electric brushes in the market.

  • The brush comes with a smartphone holder, which can accommodate 58-83mm wide phones, like the iPhone 6S Plus.

  • The Genius 9000 can really help you in looking after your teeth.

  • It has all the great features required to get that perfect white smile.

  • The brush has maximum cleaning modes amongst our selected brushes, i.e. six, and they are Daily Clean, Gum Care, Sensitive, Whitening, Pro-Clean, and Tongue Cleaning.

  • It ensures complete cleaning of your teeth with Oral-B 3D motion that oscillates, rotates and pulsates.

  • You can pair it with your Android or iOS device via the Oral-B app to get complete dental information.

  • It comes with four brush heads - a Cross Action, Sensitive. FlossAction and 3D White head. However, you can use other Oral-B brush heads as well, such as Cross Action, Floss Action, 3D White, Sensitive, Precision Clean, TriZone, Pro-Results, Power Tip and Ortho.

  • The electric toothbrush has a visible pressure sensor. So, if you are putting too much pressure on your gums, teeth, you will get a light indicator.

  • The brush comes with a great feature - Position Detection. It unlocks with the Oral-B App. It offers self-tracking, personal statistics, game mode and encourages you to maintain good techniques, which all lead to helping you brush like the dentist recommends and never miss a zone.

  • If you get the brush from an approved retailer, it will come with a 2-year warranty which can be extended by a year if you register the brush online on Oral-B’s website.

  • The battery life is two weeks, and it takes almost 12 hours to charge the battery.

  • It comes with two chargers. One, a traditional stand that forms part of the charging station. Second, a travel case that has a power adapter for charging.

  • The brush is waterproof and can be used in the shower.

  • Unfortunately, the brush is a bit loud as compared to other electric brushes in the market.

  • The brush comes with a smartphone holder, which can accommodate 58-83mm wide phones, like the iPhone 6S Plus.

6.3 Oral-B Smart 5 - 5000

  • It is a superb electric toothbrush with a slim and light handle.

  • It cleans well, has good box contents and lots of helpful features.

  • The thing that was missing in our first two rankers was a slim handle and a firm grip. However, this brush has series of holds at the back of the handle, which is a plus point.

  • The brush is waterproof, so you can use it under the shower and rinse it under the tap.

  • The pressure sensor gets activated when you are a bit firm in using it. The LED light turns red to indicate you. Also, the speed of the brush head will decrease, and the motor sound changes.

  • The brush comes with five cleaning modes, i.e. Daily Clean, Pro Clean, Sensitive, Whitening, and Gum Care.

  • Each mode works differently. The levels of oscillations, rotations and pulsations change with each mode to achieve different cleaning effects. For example, the Sensitive mode reduces the number of movements to be softer on the teeth and gums.

  • You have to press the power button each time to change cleaning mode. There are separate buttons indicating each mode. To power off the brush, press the button for 2 seconds.

  • The electric toothbrush has impressive 16 days of battery life.

  • The charging icon will flash red colour in case of a low battery. And the battery icon will flash green light when the brush is on charge.

  • You get three different brush heads in it - CrossAction, Sensitive/SensiClean and 3D White head. However, it is compatible with six main brush heads, i.e. Cross Action, Floss Action, 3D White, Sensi UltraThin, Precision Clean and TriZone.

  • If you get the brush from an approved retailer, it will come with a 2-year warranty which can be extended by a year if you register the brush online on Oral-B’s website.

  • The electric toothbrush has both two minutes timer as well a quad pacer.

  • It is a superb electric toothbrush with a slim and light handle.

  • It cleans well, has good box contents and lots of helpful features.

  • The thing that was missing in our first two rankers was a slim handle and a firm grip. However, this brush has series of holds at the back of the handle, which is a plus point.

  • The brush is waterproof, so you can use it under the shower and rinse it under the tap.

  • The pressure sensor gets activated when you are a bit firm in using it. The LED light turns red to indicate you. Also, the speed of the brush head will decrease, and the motor sound changes.

  • The brush comes with five cleaning modes, i.e. Daily Clean, Pro Clean, Sensitive, Whitening, and Gum Care.

  • Each mode works differently. The levels of oscillations, rotations and pulsations change with each mode to achieve different cleaning effects. For example, the Sensitive mode reduces the number of movements to be softer on the teeth and gums.

  • You have to press the power button each time to change cleaning mode. There are separate buttons indicating each mode. To power off the brush, press the button for 2 seconds.

  • The electric toothbrush has impressive 16 days of battery life.

  • The charging icon will flash red colour in case of a low battery. And the battery icon will flash green light when the brush is on charge.

  • You get three different brush heads in it - CrossAction, Sensitive/SensiClean and 3D White head. However, it is compatible with six main brush heads, i.e. Cross Action, Floss Action, 3D White, Sensi UltraThin, Precision Clean and TriZone.

  • If you get the brush from an approved retailer, it will come with a 2-year warranty which can be extended by a year if you register the brush online on Oral-B’s website.

  • The electric toothbrush has both two minutes timer as well a quad pacer.

6.4 Philips Sonicare ProtectiveClean 4500 - HX6839/28

  • Sonicare ProtectiveClean 4500 is a Sonic electric toothbrush.

  • The brush comes with two cleaning modes, i.e. Clean and Gum Care.

  • We are impressed with the design because the handle gives a firm grip, and there are clear indicators for cleaning modes. Also, the brush remembers the last cleaning mode and begin in that mode the next time the brush is powered on.

  • It has both a built-in timer and a pacer. You get a warning when it is time to change the quadrant. And the running time for ‘clean’ mode is two minutes, but the ‘gum care’ mode is three minutes (2 minutes of normal cleaning and 1 minute to clean and stimulate the gums). Overall, the brush offers up to 62,000 movements per minute.

  • Thanks to the automatic power-off feature that saves the battery power and tells you the clean is over.

  • The brush comes with a G2 Optimal Gum Care brush head. However, other Sonicare brush heads can also be used with this brush handle.

  • The Brush sync technology reminds you about replacing the brush head and sets the correct mode for the attached head. Another indicator is also there for changing brush heads. If the bristles fade to a very pale, almost white/translucent colour, it’s time to change the brush head.

  • It comes with a travel case to protect the brush head and handle.

  • The pressure sensor is there, but it would have been better if it was a visible one.

  • It has a 2-year warranty covering mechanical or workmanship faults, but not user damage.  Moreover, if you register it shortly after purchase, you get a 6-month extension.

  • Sonicare ProtectiveClean 4500 is a Sonic electric toothbrush.

  • The brush comes with two cleaning modes, i.e. Clean and Gum Care.

  • We are impressed with the design because the handle gives a firm grip, and there are clear indicators for cleaning modes. Also, the brush remembers the last cleaning mode and begin in that mode the next time the brush is powered on.

  • It has both a built-in timer and a pacer. You get a warning when it is time to change the quadrant. And the running time for ‘clean’ mode is two minutes, but the ‘gum care’ mode is three minutes (2 minutes of normal cleaning and 1 minute to clean and stimulate the gums). Overall, the brush offers up to 62,000 movements per minute.

  • Thanks to the automatic power-off feature that saves the battery power and tells you the clean is over.

  • The brush comes with a G2 Optimal Gum Care brush head. However, other Sonicare brush heads can also be used with this brush handle.

  • The Brush sync technology reminds you about replacing the brush head and sets the correct mode for the attached head. Another indicator is also there for changing brush heads. If the bristles fade to a very pale, almost white/translucent colour, it’s time to change the brush head.

  • It comes with a travel case to protect the brush head and handle.

  • The pressure sensor is there, but it would have been better if it was a visible one.

  • It has a 2-year warranty covering mechanical or workmanship faults, but not user damage.  Moreover, if you register it shortly after purchase, you get a 6-month extension.

6.5 Oral-B Pro 2 2000

  • The Pro 2 2000 is an updated version of the famous and widely sold Pro 2000.

  • The electric toothbrush has two cleaning modes - Daily Clean and Sensitive. You can use the power button to change the modes.

  • The brush also has a clean timer, including a quad pacer.

  • It is equipped with a rechargeable battery whose life is 16 days. Moreover, the charging icon will flash red colour in case of a low battery. And the battery icon will flash green light when the brush is on charge.

  • The visible pressure sensor is a plus point.

  • The handle is water-resistant. So, it can be used under a tap and shower.

  • The brand claims that the brush removes 100% more plaque than a manual brush.

  • Pro 2 2000 is supplied with the CrossAction brush head. However, you can use the handle with the other six main brush heads as well. They include Cross Action, Floss Action, 3D White, Sensi UltraThin, Precision Clean and TriZone.

  • If you get the brush from an approved retailer, it will come with a 2-year warranty which can be extended by a year if you register the brush online on Oral-B’s website.

  • The Pro 2 2000 is an updated version of the famous and widely sold Pro 2000.

  • The electric toothbrush has two cleaning modes - Daily Clean and Sensitive. You can use the power button to change the modes.

  • The brush also has a clean timer, including a quad pacer.

  • It is equipped with a rechargeable battery whose life is 16 days. Moreover, the charging icon will flash red colour in case of a low battery. And the battery icon will flash green light when the brush is on charge.

  • The visible pressure sensor is a plus point.

  • The handle is water-resistant. So, it can be used under a tap and shower.

  • The brand claims that the brush removes 100% more plaque than a manual brush.

  • Pro 2 2000 is supplied with the CrossAction brush head. However, you can use the handle with the other six main brush heads as well. They include Cross Action, Floss Action, 3D White, Sensi UltraThin, Precision Clean and TriZone.

  • If you get the brush from an approved retailer, it will come with a 2-year warranty which can be extended by a year if you register the brush online on Oral-B’s website.

6.6 Philips Sonicare EasyClean - HX6512/45

  • This is a well-performing brush with all the essential features.

  • It is equipped with ultrasonic technology that removes up to twice more plaque than a manual toothbrush.

  • The brush comes with one primary cleaning mode, i.e. Daily Clean.

  • It has both a 2-minute timer and a 4-quadrant timer ensuring proper cleaning of your teeth.

  • Its lithium-ion battery has two weeks of life.

  • The curved neck brush head makes it easy for you to reach even difficult areas of your mouth.

  • It is equipped with Sonic technology which helps in gentle cleaning of your teeth and gumline.

  • It is an environmental-friendly brush as the majority of parts can be recycled.

  • The Brush sync technology reminds you about replacing the brush head and sets the correct mode for the attached head.

  • The electric toothbrush comes with two brush heads and is compatible with most Sonicare brush heads, including ProResult, DiamondClean, and Sensitive.

  • The product has two years warranty on it.

  • This is a well-performing brush with all the essential features.

  • It is equipped with ultrasonic technology that removes up to twice more plaque than a manual toothbrush.

  • The brush comes with one primary cleaning mode, i.e. Daily Clean.

  • It has both a 2-minute timer and a 4-quadrant timer ensuring proper cleaning of your teeth.

  • Its lithium-ion battery has two weeks of life.

  • The curved neck brush head makes it easy for you to reach even difficult areas of your mouth.

  • It is equipped with Sonic technology which helps in gentle cleaning of your teeth and gumline.

  • It is an environmental-friendly brush as the majority of parts can be recycled.

  • The Brush sync technology reminds you about replacing the brush head and sets the correct mode for the attached head.

  • The electric toothbrush comes with two brush heads and is compatible with most Sonicare brush heads, including ProResult, DiamondClean, and Sensitive.

  • The product has two years warranty on it.

6.7 Oral B Junior

  • The Oral-B Junior is suitable for children above six years. The electric toothbrush has all the essential features such as a built-in two-minute timer, quad pacer, pressure sensor, etc.

  • The Oral-B Junior is an oscillating, rotating and pulsating toothbrush that comes with a single cleaning mode - Daily Clean. The Oral-B 3D technology combined with the daily clean mode is enough to clean the teeth and remove up to 100% more plaque than a manual brush.

  • It is a waterproof brush so that it can be used in the shower as well.

  • The name might say it is for juniors. However, neither the head nor the brush handle is specifically designed for children. They are the same as you would use for an adult. So, although the brush comes with one head, you can use Oral-B other brush heads as well that are used by adults such as Cross Action, Floss Action, 3D White, Sensitive, Precision Clean and TriZone.

  • The battery life, however, is less than the toothbrush designed for adults. The junior brush battery lasts for about ten days based on two cleans a day of 2 minutes in length.

  • If purchased from an approved retailer, you get a 2-year warranty on the toothbrush. For a free 3rd year guarantee, you need to register online.

  • The Oral-B Junior is suitable for children above six years. The electric toothbrush has all the essential features such as a built-in two-minute timer, quad pacer, pressure sensor, etc.

  • The Oral-B Junior is an oscillating, rotating and pulsating toothbrush that comes with a single cleaning mode - Daily Clean. The Oral-B 3D technology combined with the daily clean mode is enough to clean the teeth and remove up to 100% more plaque than a manual brush.

  • It is a waterproof brush so that it can be used in the shower as well.

  • The name might say it is for juniors. However, neither the head nor the brush handle is specifically designed for children. They are the same as you would use for an adult. So, although the brush comes with one head, you can use Oral-B other brush heads as well that are used by adults such as Cross Action, Floss Action, 3D White, Sensitive, Precision Clean and TriZone.

  • The battery life, however, is less than the toothbrush designed for adults. The junior brush battery lasts for about ten days based on two cleans a day of 2 minutes in length.

  • If purchased from an approved retailer, you get a 2-year warranty on the toothbrush. For a free 3rd year guarantee, you need to register online.