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Removes up to 2x more plaque than a manual toothbrush. Includes 1 e-Series brush head 9standard)
Patented sonic technology: Dynamic fluid action helps clean between teeth and along the gumline
2 minute timer helps ensure recommended brushing time
Rechargeable toothbrush with 2 weeks lifetime between charges
Reminder bristles fade away when brush head replacement is needed
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Taking care of your dental health is easy with the Philips Sonicare Essence Rechargeable Electric Toothbrush. This rechargeable power toothbrush features an angled neck, soft contoured bristles, and patented sonic technology to gently remove plaque in hard-to-reach areas. An easy-start feature helps you adjust to the Sonicare experience, while the two-minute Smartimer ensures you brush thoroughly. Essence Rechargeable Toothbrush remains charged for up to two weeks.
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Most Helpful Customer Reviews
As a general dentist with over 30 years of experience, I see the positive effects that Sonicare toothbrushes have on my patients oral health. Less adhered bacteria translates into less gum disease, tooth decay, and tartar build up. My previous Sonicare used the diamond clean brush heads and failed after 4 years. The Essence employs a more hygienic brush handle base which does not accumulate toothpaste scum as did my previous model.
this is the "old school" sonicare. It does a great job cleaning your teeth, but as others have noted, the handle collects fluids and gets disgusting and moldy inside so needs constant cleaning. Still, it's way less costly than the newer models, so if you don't mind the maintenance, it's a good option. I solved the gross-gunk problem by taking a disposable glove, cutting off one finger, cutting a small hole in the tip of the finger, and slipping it over the toothbrush, covering the space where the brush and handle connect. This is where the seal is not tight enough. I then used medical tape to tighten the seal further. So far, so good.
Great toothbrush! I bought this as a backup for my newer model (as they tend to die eventually). It doesn't have the 2min (30 sec x 4) timer, but that isn't a big deal. And as another reviewer mentioned, the best way to solve the "mold" problem is to cut a finger off a disposable plastic glove. Cut the tip off and slip it over the toothbrush head to cover the gap where the head screws on. See photo. Perfect solution
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