Philips Sonicare Essence Sonic Electric Toothbrush Review – Oral health is an important issue owing to its daily exposure to many types of food and drink we consume. Edible items can affect your teeth and gums, ultimately deteriorating the oral hygiene. Constant buildup of plaque in the mouth is an invitation to bacteria and germs, which can severely create tooth and gum problems. Toothbrushes are meant to clear out the plaque and germs from the mouth, but standard toothbrushes are not nearly effective in cleaning the hard to reach areas of the mouth and this is where electric toothbrush comes in. Philips Sonicare Essence is an answer to whiter teeth and healthier gums. The revolutionary product employs sonic technology and angled design to ensure effective cleaning to the entire mouth. It may be an old product in the market compared to the latest models but hasn’t lost an edge in design and functionality.
Design, Build and Accessories
Philips Sonicare toothbrush is designed whilst keeping the technological aspects and comfort parameters intact. The package comes with a toothbrush handle, a brush head, a head cap, charger and an instruction manual. The brush does not have any kind of modern devices, making it simple and effective to use. The brush handle has rubber strips on the either side that hold down the handle even if your hands are wet. However, the rubber strips are not nearly effective in terms of providing a superior handling due to its soft texture. It has a green power button to turn on or off the device. There is also a green indicator inside the power button that lights up when the battery is running low. The brush comes in white and pink color, with white being the most commonly used choice.
The brush head is fairly long and accounts for a total length of 7 inches. It provides a comfortable brushing to the innermost part of the mouth. The brush head has a magnet at the bottom, which helps in vibrating the brush. With Philips Sonicare Essence, there is no cause for worry with the product as it comes with a warranty of two and half years in total. The entire structure of the brush is designed to provide a safe and effective cleaning experience.
Philips toothbrushes are known for its functionality and essence is imbued with a top-notch performance features. The most intriguing feature of the brush is the use of patented sonic technology that is twice effective in removing the plaque and tartar stored in the teeth and gums than a manual toothbrush. Nearly weighing at 1.2 pounds, the users will not feel any bulk in their session of brushing. Another remarkable feature, generally seen in all Philips toothbrushes, is producing 31,000 strokes per minute. Hence, a two minute of brushing session will produce a total of 62,000. The strokes formsa sweeping motion strokes which are more than enough to remove any kind of germ build up in the mouth. If you have braces, periodontal or veneers, the brush will equally remove the plaque without causing any discomfort.
The angled neck of the brush head allows the soft bristles to reach to the most difficult parts of the mouth that need some serious cleaning. There are reminder bristles at the top, which fades away with time, indicating the need to replace the brush head.
The brush head comes in three different variations namely Standard- available in the package, Compact- a smaller size brush head for small mouth, and Sensitive- extremely soft bristles for sensitive gums and teeth. A cord charger is used for charging the brush, which is apretty standard charging device. A full charge may take up to 24 hours and the brush lasts for about 2 weeks on a single charge. A convenient timer is placed in the brush that turns off the brush after 2 minutes.
The veteran sonicare electric toothbrush may be an old toothbrush as compared to the latest and innovative models in the market, but it is equally effective in terms of providing the results. The dynamic action of the brush indicates that you have to apply minimum pressure and let the brush do the rest. With such an affordable price tag, the brush is a worthy investment, even recommended by the dentists worldwide.