- 1 Should I leave my Philips Sonicare on the charger?
- 2 How do you change the intensity on a Sonicare toothbrush?
- 3 Should I charge my Sonicare every night?
- 4 Can Sonicare damage gums?
- 5 What is the life expectancy of a Philips Sonicare toothbrush?
- 6 How long does a Philips Sonicare toothbrush battery last?
- 7 What are the 3 main features of all Sonicare toothbrushes?
- 8 How do I make my electric toothbrush vibrate more?
- 9 Can an electric toothbrush be too strong?
- 10 Can I leave my electric toothbrush on charge overnight?
- 11 Why is the light on my Sonicare blinking?
- 12 Do Sonicare toothbrushes have a lifetime warranty?
- 13 Should you use an electric toothbrush with receding gums?
- 14 How do you stop receding gums from getting worse?
- 15 Can Philips Sonicare damage your teeth?
Should I leave my Philips Sonicare on the charger?
You can always keep your Philips Sonicare Toothbrush on a plugged-in charger between brushing. This will not affect the battery lifespan of your toothbrush.
How do you change the intensity on a Sonicare toothbrush?
Your Sonicare Toothbrush gives you the option to choose between 3 different intensity levels: low, medium and high. Based on the brush head you attach, the intensity will be selected automatically. If you wish to change to a different intensity, you can do so by pressing the mode/intensity button while brushing.
Should I charge my Sonicare every night?
Keep it on the charger every night and the battery will last 5-10 years. If you only charge it every 3 weeks, the battery will likely last 15-20 years. I actually bought this toothbrush to replace a sonicare with a lithium ion battery that I had for 10 years.
Can Sonicare damage gums?
For people with sensitive gums or gum recession, or for those who are hard brushers, the Sonicare is safer on your gums and teeth than Oral B and other electric/manual toothbrushes. (But, with a worn toothbrush head, the edge of the bristles can still do enamel damage if pushed too hard.
What is the life expectancy of a Philips Sonicare toothbrush?
The average life span of an electric toothbrush is 3-5 years.
How long does a Philips Sonicare toothbrush battery last?
Philips Sonicare electric toothbrushes with lithium batteries can hold their charge for up to 3 weeks after a single charge, assuming you use them on average to brush twice a day for 2 minutes each. NiMH batteries, on the other hand, only last for 2 weeks on a single charge.
What are the 3 main features of all Sonicare toothbrushes?
The three features that define the advantage that the best electric brushes have over a manual brush are the Smartimer, Quadpacer, and the 31,000 strokes per 60 seconds brush speed. The Smartimer feature will make sure you maximize every session when you brush.
How do I make my electric toothbrush vibrate more?
Wrap something around the electric toothbrush You can use pretty much anything, but as with all soundproofing solutions, the denser the material, the more sound you’ll muffle. Some of the best options include things like a washcloth or hand towel, a t-shirt or sweater, or a blanket.
Can an electric toothbrush be too strong?
Used properly, an electric toothbrush should not hurt your gums or enamel but instead promote overall oral health. Many people are guilty of brushing too hard, which can, over time, cause irreversible damage to tooth enamel and can cause receding gums, which is also irreversible.
Can I leave my electric toothbrush on charge overnight?
Whether you have an Oral-B, Sonicare or Colgate toothbrush, one way to ensure your brush is fully charged is to leave it on charge for a long period of time. In most instances, manufacturers do suggest it is safe to leave your brush on the charging stand at all times.
Toothbrush is not fully charged If you see the battery indicator light blinking, or if you hear a beep, it means that your toothbrush is charging. Fully charge your Philips Sonicare Toothbrush for 24 hours. If the flashing light turns off at some point during charging, this is normal.
Do Sonicare toothbrushes have a lifetime warranty?
How long is the warranty on a Sonicare electric toothbrush? The good news is that the brush is covered by a 2 year warranty/guarantee as standard.
Should you use an electric toothbrush with receding gums?
If you have receding gums, your dentist may recommend an electric toothbrush to help treat the condition and reduce the risk of dental damage. Electric toothbrushes clean your teeth while minimizing the excess pressure some people place on their gums.
How do you stop receding gums from getting worse?
One of the most important things you can do to avoid further gum recession is to brush and floss your teeth twice daily. If your gums have receded due to aggressive brushing, be mindful of the force you are applying while brushing and use a soft-bristled toothbrush.
Can Philips Sonicare damage your teeth?
They found that sonic toothbrushes caused the most abrasion to the dentin, followed by oscillating, and that manual brushes—especially those with rippled bristles—created the least.