Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Power Toothbrushes: Compare


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Pros
Has a pressure sensor that stops pulsations when you're brushing too hard; triple action brush provides a great cleaning; 2-minute timer and pacer; includes portable SmartPlug charger and travel case; toothbrush automatically alerts you when you are 10 days away from needing a replacement brush head, and brush head also has Indicator® bristles fade as another reminder to replace your brush head every 3 months
Inexpensive; removes more plaque than manual toothbrush; timer and quadrant technology
Cons
Expensive (but it seems like there are good discounts/rebates out there); some reviewers felt the brush head was too big and cumbersome when compared to Sonicare
Limited brush head options
Type
Rechargeable
Rechargeable / Sonic
Price (MSRP)
$100 - $130
$25 - $30
Warranty
2-Year Limited Warranty and 60-Day Satisfaction Guarantee
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Cleaning Technology
It features a triple action brush head that rotates, oscillates and pulses. It provides 40,000 pulsations and 8,800 oscillations per minute.
It features micro-sweeping and advanced sonic technology. The brush head delivers up to 16,000 precision micro-sweeps per minute, while the sonic technology works by pushing water and toothpaste in between teeth and slightly under the gum line for a deeper cleaning.
Cleaning Modes
It features 4 cleaning modes including Daily Clean, Sensitive, Whitening and Deep Clean.
It features 2 cleaning modes including maximum clean or gentle massage.
Brush Head Options
It comes with 3 brush heads including the Oral-B FlossAction, the Oral-B Pro White and the Oral-B Sensitive. There are also 6 additional brush heads that fit the wand (sold separately) including the Oral-B Precision Clean, the Oral-B Dual Clean, the Oral-B Power Tip, the Oral-B Ortho, the Oral-B Braces Care Essentials and the Oral-B Tongue Freshener.
It only comes with 1 replaceable brush head.
Timer
Yes, the toothbrush has a 2-minute timer, and, every 30 seconds, it will signal with a "stuttering sound", so you can keep track of how long you've been brushing a certain area of your mouth.
Yes, the toothbrush features a 2-minute timer that lights and pulses every 30 seconds to indicate when it is time to move on to the next quadrant of your mouth.
Pressure Sensor
It has built-in pressure sensors that stop the toothbrush to alert you when you are brushing too hard.
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Sanitizer
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Power Source
It has a rechargeable battery that lasts up to 10 days (~20 brushes) between charges. There is also a charge-level display to show how much of the battery is drained.
It has a rechargeable battery that lasts up to 5 days (~10 brushes) between charges.
Product Design
It comes in silver and white and has an illuminated display panel in chrome. It also has with an ergonomically-designed handle for a comfortable hold.
It comes in red and white or blue and white with an ergonomically-designed handle for easy grip and control.
Change Brush Head Notification
It has Indicator® bristles that gradually fade in color to remind you to replace your brush head every 3 months. The toothbrush will also signal 10 days before you need to replace your brush head.
It has Color Wearâ„¢ bristles that gradually fade to help remind you to change your brush head every 3 month.
 
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