- 1 How do I know which Sonicare head I need?
- 2 Which Sonicare heads are best?
- 3 Which Philips Sonicare toothbrush should I buy?
- 4 Is there really a difference between Sonicare toothbrushes?
- 5 Do all Sonicare brush heads fit all models?
- 6 When should I replace my Sonicare head?
- 7 Do generic Sonicare brush heads work?
- 8 Why won’t my Sonicare toothbrush head come off?
- 9 Which electric toothbrush is best for receding gums?
- 10 Is Sonicare really better?
- 11 Is Sonicare 6100 worth it?
- 12 Do dentists recommend Oral-B or Sonicare?
- 13 Should I leave my Sonicare on the charger?
- 14 Can Sonicare damage teeth?
How do I know which Sonicare head I need?
You can identify the Smart brush heads by the Smart icon at the base of the brush head as shown in the image below. A microchip in the Philips Sonicare Smart brush head tells your DiamondClean Smart which brush head you are using.
Which Sonicare heads are best?
Best Sonicare Brush Head 2021 – Tested and Compared
- DiamondClean Toothbrush Head (Standard)
- DiamondClean Toothbrush Head (Compact)
- InterCare Toothbrush Head.
- Philips Sonicare Toothbrush Head.
- ProResults Plaque Control Toothbrush Head.
- ProResults Gum Health Toothbrush Head.
- Sensitive Toothbrush Head.
Which Philips Sonicare toothbrush should I buy?
If you can’t find the Oral-B Pro 1000, or if you prefer a quieter brush, we recommend the Philips Sonicare ProtectiveClean 4100. Like the Pro 1000, the ProtectiveClean 4100 is not trumped up with unproven features, and it includes everything you need in an electric toothbrush.
Is there really a difference between Sonicare toothbrushes?
With the Series 2 and Series 3 models, Sonicare provides an update to the original design, but both are very similar. The tuning fork is inside the handle, so it’s easier to clean, and the Series 3 has some additional features, including different intensity settings and a longer battery life.
Do all Sonicare brush heads fit all models?
All Sonicare models are interchangeable with the others when it comes to brush heads. So you won’t have to worry too much about whether or not a specific brush head will fit your brush handle.
When should I replace my Sonicare head?
It is recommended to replace your Philips Sonicare Brush Head every three months of normal use (brushing twice a day) or when the blue indicator bristles wear out. One reason is because brush heads can get weary and will be less effective in removing plague.
Do generic Sonicare brush heads work?
Although the generic brush heads will get the job done, the bristles in the ones we tested felt stiffer (and a bit prickly, even) compared with the brand-name ones. The ADA recommends using a brush with soft bristles, as firmer brushes are harsher on gums and can lead to wear and tear and even gum recession.
Why won’t my Sonicare toothbrush head come off?
To remove a brush head that’s stuck on your toothbrush, try running the toothbrush’s top section under warm water for at least ten seconds. Then, see if you can pull it off. You might have to give it quite a forceful tug, but it should come right off.
Which electric toothbrush is best for receding gums?
Here are a few of the best electric toothbrushes on the market.
- Best Overall: Philips Sonicare 4100 Electric Toothbrush.
- Best for Travel: Oral-B The IO series.
- Best for Sensitive and Receding Gums: Sonicare Flexcare platinum.
- Best for Sensitive Teeth: Philips Sonicare ProtectiveClean 5100.
Is Sonicare really better?
In a six-month study that compared the effectiveness of Sonicare sonic toothbrushes and Oral-B electric toothbrushes in improving oral health in adult periodontitis patients, users of both toothbrush types saw improvements in their overall oral health, but the sonic toothbrush proved significantly more successful at
Is Sonicare 6100 worth it?
Slightly disappointing accessories aside, particularly the bog-standard travel case, the Philips Sonicare ProtectiveClean 6100 is a top electric toothbrush. Yes, it’s comparatively expensive, but it’s smart brush-head technology and excellent cleaning ability make it a winner.
Do dentists recommend Oral-B or Sonicare?
For the most part, though, the dentists we spoke with still recommend classics like Philips Sonicare and Oral-B because of the years of scientific research behind them. That’s not to say the shiny new toothbrush you bought from an Instagram ad won’t clean your teeth.
Should I leave my 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.
Can Sonicare damage 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. Another simulated brushing study, this one published in 2013 in the journal Clinical Oral Investigations, had somewhat different results.