They say you don’t necessarily have to brush your teeth, just the ones you want to keep. Jokes aside, the importance of good oral hygiene cannot be downplayed, especially in today’s world where many of us eat fast food and a drink all sort of sugary drinks on a regular basis. Although standard toothbrushes are more than enough for most people, there are some who prefer to bee a bit more thorough when brushing their teeth, which is why electric toothbrushes were invented in the first place.
At the same time, electric toothbrushes are a lot more comfortable than regular toothbrushes, especially effort-wise, as they do a much better job than standard toothbrushes without straining your wrists in any way. This being said, let us find out what are the best electric toothbrushes on the market today.
10Oral-B Pro-Health Precision Clean Battery Toothbrush
Equipped with a soft, rubberized ergonomic handle, this particular toothbrush is a lot more comfortable than a majority of what you are about to find in this price range. At the same time, it uses an improved power-saving technology that delivers a more consistent performance without draining the battery too much. As for its usage, you can use it for precision cleaning, floss action, deep sweeping, dual cleaning, and for sensitive gums.
9Oral-B Vitality Dual Clean Rechargeable Electric Toothbrush
Oral-B’s Vitality Dual Clean electric toothbrush is designed to remove more plaque than regular toothbrushes while providing you with twice the cleaning power. Interestingly enough, this electric toothbrush has a 2-minute timer that will signal you every two minutes when it’s time to change your brushing position. Furthermore, it comes equipped with a rechargeable battery built in such a way that it cannot possibly be overcharged in any way.
8Philips Sonicare 2 Series Plaque Control Rechargeable Toothbrush
The Sonicare 2 from Philips uses a patented sonic technology that helps the toothbrush deliver up to 31,000 brush strokes per minute along with a dynamic fluid action that helps clean between teeth and along the gumline. At the same time, it features a smart timer that encourages the 2 minutes of brushing that most dentists recommend. Thanks to an easy-start feature, this toothbrush slowly increases power over the first 14 uses, making it easier for you to get accustomed to the rhythm.
7Philips Sonicare Essence Sonic Electric Toothbrush
Similar to the Sonicare 2, the Sonicare Essence from Philips features a few very interesting technologies designed to provide you with maximum brushing coverage with minimum effort. It also features a reminder bristle that fades away when the brush head needs a replacement, along with a 2-minute timer to help you control your brushing time. We should also point out that Sonicare Essence is equipped with a very powerful battery that allows you to operate the toothbrush for up to two weeks between charges.
6Waterpik Complete Care Water Flosser and Sonic Toothbrush
Waterpik’s water flosser and sonic toothbrush set has everything you might need for proper brushing, including a premium hard-sided toothbrush travel case. Thanks to a unique combination of water pressure and pulsations, you will be able to clean between the teeth and below the gumline for a more efficient brushing experience. This is because regular toothbrushes, even electric ones, aren’t usually able to reach so far.
5Oral-B Pro 3000 Power Rechargeable Electric Toothbrush
Equipped with a pressure sensor, this electric toothbrush will stop pulsations when you’re brushing too hard to protect your teeth and gums. It also features 3 operating modes: one for daily cleaning, one for sensitive teeth, and another one for whitening. Speaking of which, this particular toothbrush is guaranteed to make your teeth white in less than three weeks while removing almost 98% of the plaque.
4Oral-B Pro 5000 SmartSeries Power Rechargeable Electric Toothbrush
In many ways, Oral-B’s Pro 5000 operates just like the Pro 3000 we talked about, with the addition of a system that lets you get real-time feedback from the toothbrush during the brushing process for a more effective brushing. It features a CrossAction round brush head with perfectly angled bristles for a more precise cleaning, along with 3D cleaning methods that rotate, oscillate, and pulsate in order to break up and remove plaque almost entirely.
3Oral-B BLACK 7000 SmartSeries Power Rechargeable Electric Toothbrush
This rechargeable electric toothbrush from Oral-B might just be the first ever to connect to a smartphone via Bluetooth. It comes with a smartphone app that helps you focus on your brushing while tracking your habits and motivating you with helpful tips. At the same time, this smart toothbrush senses when you brush too hard, letting you know if you’re supposed to change your brushing technique.
2Philips Sonicare Essence 5600 Sonic Electric Toothbrush
The Sonicare Essence 5600 from Philips features all the capabilities of previous ‘Essence’ series toothbrushes, with the addition of an extra-soft handle designed for comfort and an overall more controllable design. It also has a contoured brush head, a charger base, a 1 E-series brush head, and a travel case. Furthermore, this particular toothbrush uses a patented sonic technology with dynamic cleaning designed to drive fluid between the teeth and along the gumline to remove plaque.
1Philips Sonicare DiamondClean Sonic Electric Toothbrush
The Sonicare DiamondClean from Philips is perhaps the most technologically advanced electric toothbrush on the market. It features five cleaning modes, each aimed at offering a customizable cleaning experience, pre-set timers to help you follow dental recommendations, a sleek charging glass, and a USB charging travel case for a greater portability. Last but not least, the Sonicare DiamondClean also comes with two DiamondClean brush heads, a charger base, and a USB wall plug for good measure.