November 23, 2014-
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Review & Discount: Philips Sonicare Toothbrush
To preface, I’m not normally one to become increasingly excited over dental care–I’m, in fact, the opposite. The thought of parking my behind in the dentist’s reclining chair makes me cringe, the monotony of flossing makes me want to doze off, and picking out a toothbrush normally consists of grabbing whichever one is hot pink. Then, my Philips Sonicare toothbrush showed up at my door.
First, I was excited to get it for the mere fact it showed up on my doorstep in a Fed Ex package, a symptom of my online shopping addiction. Then, upon un-boxing, I could tell the Philips Sonicare was definitely sturdy. It came equipped with two batteries already locked, loaded, and ready for brushing. Having used a traditional electric toothbrush before—pink, of course—I knew I liked them but never felt a noticeable difference in tooth cleanliness after a use. In my opinion it was just the lazy (wo)man’s way of tooth brushing and something for my 4-year-old to pretend to “shave with”, so I didn’t have sky high expectations.
Upon pressing the “On” button, I could tell immediately that The Philips Sonicare was not messing around. These vibrations were heavy duty, so I ran to the bathroom to see what it could do. It ends up, those vibrations were heavy enough to noticeably shake free a lot of the junk that gets caught in those pearly whites (for lack of a more graceful term). I’ve even noticed better breath as a result of using this, which is also a comment I’ve gotten from another friend who has made the switch. An added bonus? It stops vibrating after two minutes, so you know you have following that nagging rule about how long you should be brushing.
As someone who’s slacked on my dental appoints a bit, this brush is making me feel less anxious about going because I can TELL my teeth are cleaner. The brush is also customizable to treat your dental needs. The blue brush has medium bristles, which aim at cavity reduction and teeth whitening. The green brush has soft bristles to improve your gums. Philips guarantees better dental check-ups after use, and I’m totally betting on it. If it doesn’t work for you, they also offer a 1 year warranty.
I’ve been using it for about a month and a half, and I’m not going to be switching back to a traditional brush of any sort. It’s kind of a one stop shop and a product that is not some gimmick that I’ll use once and never refill, it actually produces results. My only complaint? It isn’t offered in pink yet ;-).
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