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The Best Electric Toothbrush For Healthy Teeth and Gums

The Best Electric Toothbrushes For Healthy Teeth and Gums

Good dental hygiene is key to good overall health. There is a lot you have to do to keep your pearly whites happy and healthy and one of the main components of that is brushing.  In today’s fast-paced society, speed and efficiency is a must when it comes to buying the perfect toothbrush and what better way to achieve that than by going electric.  Electric toothbrushes have a lot of features and functions and today we are going to look at five of the best electric toothbrushes.

Braun Triumph Professional Care 9900 Series

This is the luxury car of electric toothbrushes, the gold standard. Braun has long been the leader in oral hygiene and this handy device is proof enough why. This brush is for those who need all the bells and whistles. It gives you feedback as you brush, letting you know if there is too much pressure or how to optimize you brushing habits. It times you per quadrant of your mouth and lets you know when you’ve brushed enough.  It also flosses for you, getting into the hard to reach areas to improve gum health.


  • Advanced Teeth Care
  • Help to improve brushing habits
  • Helps with flossing


  • Expensive
  • May be too high tech for the average user
  • On/ Off switch can stick

Zila Prodentec Rotadent Classic

This electric toothbrush is set apart from others thanks to its unique look. Designed to fit into your mouth easier, the head tilts back and is meant to get those hard to clean molars. With several head designs and a simple up and down on/off switch, this is the best electric toothbrush for those that want simple cleaning. It is the top choice if you are someone who prefers softer bristles.


  • Soft bristles
  • Unique Design
  • Easy to use


  • Not as waterproof as claimed
  • On/off switch can get stuck
  • No automatic timer

Philips Sonicare Hx9351/04 Diamondclean

This sleek model is the best electric toothbrush if you are looking to have a middle ground of technology and simplicity. Its head is shaped for optimum cleaning and whitening with five brushing modes. It charges in a glass cup to make it a stylish addition to your counter top, but it all is designed to remove 100% more plague than a manual toothbrush.  It is not recommended that the body of the brush get submerged or overly wet as it can damage the battery.


  • User friendly
  • Has timer
  • Different modes for different cleans


  • Not completely waterproof
  • Requires heads to be changed
  • Loud

ISSA Hybrid Mint

This silicone coated toothbrush is something different too. With an easy to hold grip and high intensity pulses to break up stuck on plague it is made to help you get your teeth and gums to their healthiest. Its battery life is said to last through 365 uses, meaning you would have to charge it between 2-3 times a year. This is the best electric toothbrush if you are forgetful about charging electronics. Its unique silicone bristles make for a gentle brushing on sensitive gums.


  • Great for sensitive teeth and gums
  • Quick drying
  • Pulses for breaking up plague


  • Accessories are lower quality than brush
  • Brush head is large for small mouths
  • Hard to get toothpaste out of bottom of bristles

Emmi-dent 6

This toothbrush is called the no brushing toothbrush, using pure ultrasound to remove germs and bacteriafromin your teeth and gums. It’s meant for sensitive teeth or receding gum lines. The ultrasounds are also designed to remove stains without bleaching. Using it with their nano-bubble toothpaste, you are supposed to see results in weeks.


  • Actual ultrasound cleaning
  • Gentle on sensitive teeth
  • Works very well on plague


  • Expensive add-ons- toothpaste and rinse
  • Short battery life
  • Takes longer to brush teeth

Proper dental hygiene is crucial to your health and you want the best tools out there. Hopefully this helped you on your search for the best electric toothbrush.

Frances Masters

Frances Masters is a BACP accredited psychotherapist with over 30,000 client hours of experience. Follow her @fusioncoachuk, or visit The Integrated Coaching Academy for details about up coming training.