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Oral B Genius 6000 vs 8000 Review

Oral B Genius 6000 vs 8000: Find out how the Genius 6000 electric toothbrush compares with the 8000 model.

Difference between Oral B Genius 6000 and 8000

Oral B Genius 6000 has 5 brushing modes while Genius 8000 features 6 cleaning modes (daily clean, deep clean, gum care, sensitive mode, whitening and tongue cleaning).

Genius 6000 lacks a tongue cleaning mode.

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Brush Heads

Oral B Genius 8000 Pro comes with 3 brush heads but Genius 6000 includes only one brush head.

Colour Options

In terms of colour selection, whereas the Genius 6000 comes in white, black, rose gold, and orchid purple, the 8000 electric toothbrush comes only in black, orchid purple, sakura pink and rose gold.

Battery Life:

Using a standard battery, Genius 8000 last only up to 11 days times while that of 6000 goes up to 14 days. The Genius 6000 model uses Lithium-ion battery the same as the Sonicare toothbrush models.

Travel Case

Pro Genius 8000 comes with a smart travel case that can charge your phone and toothbrush using a USB charger. And the best part is that you can charge the brush through its case and you also get a power adapter (100-240v) for use when travelling abroad. Oral B 6000, on the other hand, comes with a normal but premium travel case with no USB charger.

Other Deciding Factors

8000 Genius again surpass the 6000 electric toothbrush by including the position detection feature and a smartphone holder when compared to the 6000 that includes none of them.

For the position detection to work, you need to face your Smartphone camera. To aid this the 8000 model comes with a suction cup, as a phone holder which can be attached on your mirror.

Apart from that as you might be expected, the Genius 8000 is more costly than the 6000 model.

Similarities

  • Both have a 2-minute timer and pacer to help you brush at 2 minutes recommend time. There are 4 mouth sections and after every 30 seconds, you hear a buzz to inform you to move another section till all 4 sections are covered.
  • They are both Bluetooth enabled
  • 3D, SmartRing visible pressure sensor at the top of the brush handle to alert you not to brush too hard or scrub your teeth. You can customize which colour it should use to alert you; there are 12 colours to choose from  whereas the default one is red
  • Both Oral B 8000 and 6000 are compatible with: CrossAction, FlossAction, Deep clean, 3D White, Sensitive, ortho, dual and precision clean brush heads. You can buy any of this on-demand as replacements.
  • 2-year warranty for peace of mind
  • With each, you also get a brush head storage unit that can store up 4 brush heads per time

Oral B Genius 6000 Review

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Oral B Genius 6000 is one of the best electric toothbrushes on the market today.

While in other basic entry Oral B electric toothbrushes people are crying about the battery life of their toothbrushes. Genius 6000, on the other hand, people are singing praises of long-lasting battery, that lasts in a span of 2 weeks time.

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Key Features

  • 5 cleaning modes: daily clean, gum care, sensitive, whitening and pro-clean
  • Bluetooth Connectivity for tracking how often and long you brush your teeth
  • 2 buttons: One for switching on and off and another one for changing cleaning modes.
  • A visible pressure sensor that turns red to alert you not to brush your teeth too hard.
  • A 2-minute timer that buzzes after every 30 seconds to alert you to move to another area. And buzzes twice when the 2 minutes dentist-recommended brushing time is over
  • 3D cleaning action that is proven to remove 100% plaque than the manual toothbrush
  • Battery indicator to alert you when the brush needs charging.
  • Premium travel case made up of soft-touch plastic material.
  • 3 brush heads
  • 3 years warranty. To claim three years warranty, you need to register your toothbrush on the manufacturer website immediately after buying it.

Cons

  • Its handle is a bit heavy compared to the cheap Oral-B models.
  • For charging it, you need to buy a 2 to 3 pin adaptor if you do not have a shaving socket in your bathroom.

5 Cleaning Modes

6000 electric toothbrush comes with 5 cleaning modes.

  1. Daily clean mode: For regular teeth brushing, removing dental plaque from your teeth and gum line.
  2. Gum Care mode: For cleaning the gums
  3. Sensitive mode: For cleaning sensitive teeth and gums gently
  4. Whitening mode: For whitening your teeth by scrubbing the ingrained surface stains
  5. Pro clean  for deep cleaning

Basically, you need to use the daily clean mode on a daily basis, and other modes use them on-demand, once you feel necessary.

2 buttons

If you have ever used the low end, cheaper Oral B toothbrushes like 2500; you will appreciate this feature. The cheaper models have only one button, the on and off button. To change from one mode to another you have to keep pressing on and off several times until you reach the mode you want.

However, with the Pro 6000, no headache, you just need to press the second button with a downward arrow on it for changing modes. What a time-saving feature.

Bluetooth Connectivity

With the 6000 rechargeable electric toothbrush; you are enabled to use the Oral B-App via Bluetooth connectivity.

You can do a lot of things with the app including:

  • Getting tips on how to brush your teeth and gums properly
  • Customizing the way you brush your teeth and
  • Setting it up to track how long and how often you brush your teeth

The best part, you get a Smartphone holder to keep your phone in place while brushing your teeth and letting the app track your general brushing habit.

Which is Better, Oral B Genius 6000 or 8000?

Since the whole idea of getting the electric toothbrush is on improving your dental care, eliminating more plaque as a means of fighting against gum disease and tooth decay then Genius 8000 Electronic Power Rechargeable Battery Electric Toothbrush is the best.

With its position detection feature that is able to detect where you are cleaning and offer a suggestion on how to do it better then definitely this is the brush, you want to have.

And now there is Genius X 10000 that performs even much better using an artificial intelligence system that detects the missed area and recommends to you to brush it.

However, if you are on a budget you can still go for Oral B 6000 Smart Series Power Rechargeable Electric Toothbrush, much better than continue using a manual toothbrush. It is Bluetooth enabled with associated Smartphone app to coach you how to brush your teeth and gums well. And it is much cheaper than the Oral B Genius 8000.

Last update on 2023-01-29 at 11:53 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

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