9 Smart toothbrushes for better dental hygiene

If you want to maintain a perfect white smile, it’s essential to brush your teeth the right way. These smart toothbrushes should help you achieve better dental hygiene and gum health without putting in extra effort.

Smart Toothbrushes Provide Better Dental Health Guidance
  • What is a smart toothbrush? It is an electric toothbrush with intelligent features, such as pressure sensors and Bluetooth connectivity.
  • Are smart toothbrushes better than electric toothbrushes? They can be. You are essentially getting the same clean as an electric brush, but with dental health guidance from algorithms.
  • Do you need to floss if you use a smart toothbrush? You probably should. Flossing is about cleaning the parts of your mouth that no brush can reach.

In the endless war against plaque, technology has a part to play. Smart toothbrushes can improve your brushing technique, protect your gums and even incentivize your kids to brush. So, which should you buy? Here are the best we have come across in the past year.

Sonicare Flexcare Platinum Connected Toothbrush

This smart Philips toothbrush uses location and pressure sensors to guide your brushing. You can check your routine via the companion app, and the brush comes with a UV sanitizer to destroy germs.

Price: $197.98 USD

Oral-B Genius Smart Toothbrush

To ensure you get the perfect clean, the Oral-B Genius can tell you when you’re brushing too hard. In addition, the brush will adjust speed and pulsation to compensate for your heavy-handedness.

Price: $179.99 USD

Deeno-saur Kids Smart Electric Toothbrush

Struggling to get your kids to brush their teeth? Deeno-saur can help. This brush rewards your kids for cleaning their teeth and allows parents to keep track of dental hygiene.

Price: $15.70 USD

Colgate Connect E1 Smart Electronic Toothbrush

Using an array of sensors and algorithms, the Connect E1 brush analyzes your brushing technique in real time. The companion app offers 3D coaching, with 16 different zones to focus on.

Price: $99.95 USD

Kolibree Interactive Toothbrush

It might have been one of the first intelligent toothbrushes, but Kolibree Ara is still one of the best. Ideal for adults and kids, this brush analyzes your brushing habits and turns the daily routine into a fun game.

Price: $142.25 USD

Philips Sonicare DiamondClean Toothbrush Travel Kit

For regular travelers, DiamondClean is probably the best smart toothbrush around. The brush comes with a travel case and multiple heads, and you get real-time feedback via the Sonicare app.

Price: $239.95 USD

MIPOW N2 Cap Handle Sonic Toothbrush

The travel-friendly N2 can hit 31,000 vibrations per minute, with three different cleaning modes. On the move, the head slots into the handle as protection from germs, and pressure sensors monitor your technique.

Price: $49 USD, pre-order

Y-Brush 10-Second Deep Cleaning Toothbrush

Pop the Y-Brush into your mouth, and this innovative device will clean your teeth in just 10 seconds. It has nylon bristles that line up perfectly with your gums, and a single-sided design that is comfortable to use.

Price: $125 USD

ION-Sei Sonic Electric Toothbrush

This relative newcomer uses your body’s natural electrical charge to fight off bacteria. It has a powerful motor that reaches 31,000 vibrations per minute, and a two-minute timer tells you when to stop brushing.

Price: $158.61 USD

Smart toothbrushes for better dental hygiene

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Meet Mark Myerson

Mark is best known for writing about apps, but he also loves the tactile, hardware side of technology. Being a professional photographer, he's pretty handy with a camera, and he's a self-confessed tweetaholic.

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