What is the best electric toothbrush for sensitive teeth 2020? Find a detailed review of the top 5 best sensitive teeth electric in 2020. What they all have in common is:
- Include sensitive and or gum care brush heads with soft bristles to help you brush your teeth gently.
- Sensitive and or gum care cleaning modes to pair up with the brush heads
- Some have cleaning intensities (low, medium and high) to give you control over the brushing speed. Always start with low speed and increase as your situation gets better
- Some have position detection technology to show you where you have a brush and where not
- All have 2-minute timer to help you brush at the dentists recommended 2 minutes time and a pressure sensor to assist you to avoid overbrushing that can hurt your teeth and gums
Top 5 Best Electric Toothbrushes for Sensitive Teeth 2020
1. Philips Sonicare DiamondClean Smart 9750 Rechargeable Electric Toothbrush
The Philips Sonicare DiamondClean Smart 9700 Rechargeable Electric Toothbrush is one of the best latest electric toothbrushes in the market today. It is less the same as Sonicare 9700 with the only difference that this 9750 comes with a brush head storage unit and 4 brush heads compared to no storage unit but 8 brush heads of the 9700.
This Sonicare 9750 electric toothbrush offers all the necessary features and components to help you brush sensitive teeth gently.
- It includes 5 cleaning modes: daily clean, gum care, deep clean, whitening and tongue cleaning. For painfully teeth use gum care mode paired with the sensitive brush head. As your teeth get better, you can adjust to using other cleaning modes and or brush heads
- The best part of this model is that it also has ability to pair the brush head with cleaning mode automatically. You just insert the brush head and the brush will set for you the appropriate cleaning mode to use automatically.
- The brush feature 3 cleaning intensities: low, medium and high to give you control over the cleaning speed. For sensitive teeth use the low setting, it is more gentle to the teeth
- The 9750 has built-in 2-minute timer and quadrapacer to help you brush your teeth at the recommended 2 minutes time; a pacer will buzz every 30 seconds alerting you to move into brushing another mouth section
- It is Bluetooth enabled to help you connect with the Sonicare app and get real-time feedback and coaching on how you brush and how to do it better.
- It has a pressure sensor in the form of the light ring at the bottom of the brush handle that flashes every time you brush too hard to alert you to be gentle to your teeth
- Philips Sonicare DiamondClean Smart 9700 Rechargeable Electric Toothbrush includes a premium USB travel case that allows you to charge the brush on its case while travelling or you can simply use a glass charger included.
- You get 2 years warranty for peace of mind
2. Oral-B Genius Pro 8000 Electronic Power Rechargeable Battery Electric Toothbrush
The Oral-B Genius Pro 8000 Electronic Power Rechargeable Battery Electric Toothbrush same as the Philips Sonicare Diamondclean Smart reviewed above has premium features to help you brush your teeth gently. With it you get:
- 3 brush heads (Sensitive, CrossAction and Whitening). You use the sensitive brush head to brush your teeth when they are painful. These brush heads are to paired with the cleaning modes provided.
- 6 cleaning modes (Sensitive, gum care, whitening, pro-clean, daily clean and tongue care). You pair the sensitive mode with the sensitive brush head and so forth
- Position detection technology that detects where you brushed and where not and where you have applied too much pressure to help you adjust your brushing habit for clean teeth
- Bluetooth enabled to help you connect the brush with the Oral B App. Once connected, you get feedback and coaching on how you brush and how to do it properly
- A suction cup that can be attached on the mirror or tiles to hold your phone to check the feedback and allows the position detection feature to work
- 2 minutes inbuilt timer with quadrapacer to help you brush at the recommended 2 minutes time, twice a day
- A visible and inbuilt pressure sensor that flashed red when you brush hard and slows down the toothbrush at the time until you reduces the pressure. You can change from the red colour to any of the 12 colours provided via the Oral B app
- USB Smart travel case to help charge your toothbrush and your phone at the same time. The case includes a USB port and phone holder for convenience. For using the Oral-B Genius Pro 8000 abroad, you need to buy an adapter or simply go for Oral B Genius 9600
- The lithium-ion battery that goes up to 2 weeks time once fully charged.
- 2 years guarantee
3. Philips Sonicare Flexcare Platinum Connected Rechargeable Toothbrush with UV Sanitizer
If you want an electric toothbrush that will take care of the bacteria causing plaque, Philips Sonicare Flexcare Platinum Connected Rechargeable Toothbrush with UV Sanitizer is the one to go for. It includes a UV Sanitizer for cleaning brush heads after use, keeping them free from germs. Apart from that you also get:
- 3 cleaning modes (clean, deep clean and whitening) paired with 2 brush heads (adaptiveclean and intercare)
- Built-in 2 minutes timer with quadrapacer to keep you on track for brushing for a required 2 minutes time. Flexcare is calibrated to work with 6 mouth section (covered (upper right, upper left, upper front, bottom right, bottom left and bottom front)) instead of 4 as compared to other electric toothbrushes reviewed here. You are advised to start brushing the upper right section first for the tracking feature to work properly.
- A built-in pressure sensor that alerts you over excess brushing using a buzzing sound. Basically, you just need to guide the brush to do its work and not do any scrubbing as you do with a manual toothbrush
- Smart and touchup sensors detect the position of the brush head, how you brushed and how to do it better
- Bluetooth connectivity that helps you connect your toothbrush with the Sonicare app to get timely feedback on how you brush graphically using a 3D mouth map and recommendation on how to do it better
- Brush head reminder that tracks your brush heads usage and alerts you when it time to change it
- A standard travelling case with a capacity of carrying a brush handle and 2 brush heads. It is not a USB one as compared to Oral B 8000 or Sonicare 9750 reviewed above
- On a full charger, its battery can go up to 14 days without the need of recharging daily
- Philips Sonicare Flexcare Platinum Connected Rechargeable Toothbrush with UV Sanitizer also likes most Sonicare models switches itself off at the end of each cleaning cycle.
- 2 years warranty.
4. Philips Sonicare ProtectiveClean 5100 Rechargeable Electric Toothbrush
Philips Sonicare ProtectiveClean 5100 Rechargeable Electric Toothbrush is one of the latest Philips Sonicare toothbrushes, an improved version of Sonicare 3 Series gum health rechargeable electric toothbrush.
To help you brush sensitive teeth, the 5100 comes with gum care cleaning among the 3 modes included: clean, gum care and whitening. For the best result, you need to pair up the brushing mode with the brush head. You use a gum care mode with the sensitive brush head.
This toothbrush comes with one brush head to get you started; you can buy more replacement heads later as needs arise.
You also get 2-minute timer with a pacer, a travel case, 2 weeks battery life and a charger. There is a battery status indicator on brush handle that flashes red when the battery is low (needs charging).
The brush also includes a ‘easy start feature’ that increase the power of the brush slowly to let you get used to sonic vibration cleaning technology.
Additionally, Philips Sonicare ProtectiveClean 5100 features ‘BrushSync replacement reminder that keeps data of your brush head usage and let you know when to change it using a flashing icon on its handle.
For peace of mind, like with all Philips Sonicare electric toothbrushes, you get 2 years warranty.
5. Oral-B Pro 5000 Smartseries Power Rechargeable Electric Toothbrush with Bluetooth Connectivity
The Oral-B Pro 5000 Smartseries Power Rechargeable Electric Toothbrush is also one of the best rated electric toothbrushes for sensitive teeth. With it you get:
- 2-minute timer with a brushing pacer. The timer helps you brush at two minutes recommended time while the quadrapacer buzzes after every 30 seconds to alert you to move into brushing another mouth section
- A visible pressure sensor that flashes red when detects over brushing as a means to alert you to be gentle to your teeth and gums
- 5 cleaning modes (sensitive, gum care, daily clean, whitening and deep clean), lacks tongue cleaning mode when compared to Oral B 8000 or Sonicare 9750 reviewed above
- Standard travel case with space for a handle and 2 brush heads
- 7 to 10 days battery life, when compared to 14 of Sonicare 5100
- Bluetooth Connectivity that allows you to connect your toothbrush with Oral B app to get timely feedback on how you brush, where you applied too much pressure and how to do it better and
- The Oral-B Pro 5000 also comes with 2 years guarantee covering any mechanical damage.
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