Electric toothbrushes

Electric toothbrushes
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Brush head
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Classic electric toothbrush
Classic electric toothbrush
Classic electric toothbrush
Classic electric toothbrush
Classic electric toothbrush
2
2 / Yes
3
3 / Yes
1
5 / Yes
1
5 / Yes
3
3 / Yes
65%
35%
65%
32%
43%
31%
54%
28%
49%
29%
15%
60%
100%
00:42 / 12:35
11%1
40%
100%
02:02 / 04:20
12%
46%
91%
02:04 / 13:50
11%
39%
95%
01:38 / 21:10
12%
39%
78%
00:17 / (> 16:40)2
Toothbrush works well but some
problems with connection
between phone and toothbrush.
None
None
None
None
Charging indicator doesn’t work.
Short battery life (significantly
shorter than stated).
No damage
No damage
No damage
No damage
No damage
No damage
4,4
4,2
4,6
4,4
3,1
4,0
4,0
4,2
4,4
4,5
3,8
3,6
4,2
4,4
4,2
3,7
3,8
3,6
4,3
3,7
3,7
3,7
3,6
4,3
2,5
PRODUCT FACTS
Electric toothbrush with position
detection via smartphone application
4
6 / Yes
Description
Brush heads included
No. of brushing settings/pressure sensor
KEY VALUES FROM THE TEST
Plaque removal front of teeth (%)
Plaque removal between teeth and back of teeth (%)
Reduction in plaque build-up after 28 days (%)
Reduction in gum irritation/inflammation after 28 days (%)
% of users who describe the toothbrush as pleasant
Battery running time / charging time (hour:min)
Noted technical problems
Results of drop test onto hard floor from 1.20 m
70%
41%
17%
64%
100%
00:45 / 15:10
Test results on scale of 1 to 5 where 5 is the best (weighting in total score in brackets)
Effect on plaque and gums (70%)
Capacity to reduce plaque (70%)
Capacity to improve gum condition (30%)
Ergonomics and ease of use (20%)
Battery capacity (10%)
4,6
4,5
4,9
4,4
3,1
TOTAL SCORE
Comments
1
2
4,4
4,2
4,1
4,0
3,8
3,6
Best in test. Best effect on plaque
and very good effect on gum
condition. Relatively poor battery
capacity.
Very good effect on plaque and very
good effect on gum condition.
Relatively poor battery capacity.
Very good effect on plaque and
good effect on gum condition.
Very good battery performance.
Good effect on plaque and good
effect on gum condition.
Good battery capacity.
Good effect on plaque and positive
effect on gum condition. Good
battery capacity with long
charging time.
Good effect on plaque and positive
effect on gum condition.
Poor battery performance.
Not statistically reliable due to relatively large differences between test subjects.
Charging indicator doesn’t work (continues to indicate long after stated charging time).
Facts and images: Testfakta Research, November 2017
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