Philips Sonicare, the brand behind popular electronic toothbrushes, recently released a device that accomplished the inconceivable: It made oral hygiene so fun that kids want to stay on top of it. The new toothbrush proved a little addictive, though.
Electric toothbrushes can seem expensive up front, but they're a whole lot cheaper than getting a filling at the dentist, and you can get a 2-pack of great ones today for just $77.
Toothbrush-like contraptions that spray water into your teeth holes have been around for years, but Philips' new patent has several innovations that makes sure you don't blast your gums into submission. The spray head has probes that can detect how far away it is from your teeth, ensuring optimum distance.
We brush our own collective teeth with an older model Sonicare, which is why their FlexCare update with UV radiation seemed like a sure bet at improving what's already great. JJ from BBG stuck one in his mouth a couple times for 2 minutes each and found that it's cheaper to replace than before, stronger (with the new…
Our own Charlie White got a chance to fiddle around with that fancy UV Sonicare Flexcare toothbrush we showed you this morning, and he came away impressed.
We love our Sonicare toothbrushes. But how could you improve on a design that's prevented any cavities since we started using it? By adding a UV sanitizer. Peter Pachal at Sci Fi has the scoop.
I'm a little late to the Sonicare party, but hot damn if these aren't great. I just picked one up last week and already my mouth feels cleaner than it's ever been before—even after a dentist's visit. It vibrates faster than Michael J. Fox after a coke binge back when he was alive—wait, what do you mean he's not dead?…