owner’s manual
includes quick start guide &
LIMITED WARRANTY
Quick Start Guide
This Quick Start Guide is designed to help you
get started using your new toothbrush. It does not
contain essential product safety information or
detailed user instructions.
Please refer to the Owner’s Manual for more
comprehensive information.
step
1
Charging Your Toothbrush
For best results, fully charge the toothbrush
before using. This may take up to 24 hours.
NORMAL
SENSITIVE
MASSAGE
step
2
Select Operating Mode
Select your preferred cleaning mode:
•Normal
•Sensitive
•Massage
NORMAL
SENSITIVE
MASSAGE
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Brushing Technique
After rinsing and applying toothpaste,
hold the toothbrush at a 45 degree
angle, then turn on the power. Allow the
toothbrush to clean your teeth by applying
light pressure and gently moving in a
back and forth motion.
step
3
Built-in Timer
The built-in timer will keep the toothbrush on for 2 minutes, pausing every
30 seconds which indicates that it’s
time to brush the next section.
step
4
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4
3
Using the UV Sanitizer
To sanitize your brush head after use,
rinse and shake dry, place in the sanitizer
tray facing the UV light and close the
lid. The sanitizer automatically runs for
7 minutes when closed.
step
5
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CONTENTS
Quick Start Guide....................................... 3
Important Safeguards.................................. 5
Configuration.............................................. 7
Getting Started........................................... 8
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Charging the Toothbrush........................................ 8
Using the Toothbrush.................................. 9
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Techniques.......................................................... 9
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Brushing Time...................................................... 9
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Additional Oral Care Needs.................................. 10
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Sanitizing the Brush Heads.................................. 10
•
Operation Modes................................................ 11
Maintenance............................................ 11
LIMITED WARRANTY................................ 13
Storage.................................................... 14
Replacement............................................ 14
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Disposal............................................................. 14
Troubleshooting Guide............................... 15
Store Your Original Receipt........................ 16
Registration............................................. 17
Note: This product may be covered by U.S. Patents
D658,383 and D688,045.
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IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS
READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS &
SAFEGUARDS BEFORE USING
THE APPLIANCE
The InteliSonic has been carefully designed to offer
you a new and unique brushing experience that
is both safe and effective. However, when using
electrical products, especially when children are
present, basic safety precautions should always be
followed, including the following:
dangers
WATER
To reduce risk of burns, electrocution, fire, or injury
to persons:
1. Do not use while bathing.
2. Do not place or store the charger base with
UV sanitizer where it can fall or be pulled
into a bathtub, sink, or toilet.
3. Do not immerse the charger base with UV
sanitizer into water or flush with water or
other liquid.
4. Do not reach for a product that has fallen
into water. Unplug immediately.
5. Unplug charger base with UV sanitizer
before cleaning and assure that it is dry
before plugging into an electrical outlet.
VOLTAGE
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To reduce risk of burns, electrocution, fire, or injury
to persons:
1. D
o not plug the charger base with UV sanitizer
into an outlet with a voltage other than specified
on the bottom of the charger.
2. This product is designed to operate within a
range of 100–120 volts.
3. Voltage converters do not guarantee compatibility.
4. Do not force the plug into an outlet.
5. If the plug does not fit easily into the outlet,
discontinue use.
WARNINGs
To reduce risk of burns, electrocution, fire, or injury
to persons:
1. T
his product is not intended for use by
persons (including children) with reduced
physical, sensory or mental capabilities,
or lack of experience and knowledge,
unless they have been given supervision or
instruction concerning use of the product by
an adult responsible for their safety.
2. Children should be supervised to ensure
they do not play with the product.
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3. U
se the toothbrush only for its intended use
as described in this manual. This product
is designed to clean your teeth, gums, and
tongue only. Only use attachments that are
recommended by the manufacturer.
4. The toothbrush is a personal care product
and is not intended for use on multiple
patients in a dental office or institution.
5. If your toothpaste includes peroxide, baking
soda or other bicarbonate (common in
whitening toothpastes), thoroughly clean
your brush head and handle to avoid plastic
cracking.
6. Never operate this product if it has a
damaged cord, plug or charger base with
UV sanitizer. Do not use this product if
it is not working properly, if it has been
dropped or damaged, or dropped into water.
Immediately discontinue use if the product
appears damaged in any way.
7. Keep the toothbrush, charger base and
power cord away from heated surfaces.
8. If you experience discomfort or pain in your
mouth, discontinue use of this product and
contact a dentist.
9. Do not attempt to remove the battery.
10. Do not clean the toothbrush in the
dishwasher.
11. Discontinue use of the charger base with
UV sanitizer if the UV light bulb remains
on when the door is open. UV light can be
harmful to human eyes and skin. Keep the
charger base with UV sanitizer out of the
reach of children at all times.
12. The UV light bulb is hot during and
immediately after the sanitizing cycle. Do
not touch the UV light bulb when it is hot.
13. Do not insert brush heads or operate the UV
sanitizer without the UV sanitizer drip tray
firmly in place.
MEDICAL WARNINGS
1. I f you have had oral surgery or gum surgery
within the past 2 months, consult your
dental professional before using this product.
2. Consult your dental professional if you have
excessive bleeding after using this product
or bleeding continues after 1 week of use.
3. Consult your physician or implant device
manufacturer prior to using this product if
you have questions concerning the combined
use of this product with a pacemaker or other
implanted devices.
4. Consult your physician prior to using the
toothbrush if you have medical concerns.
5. The toothbrush has been tested and
is compliant with safety standards for
electromagnetic devices.
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SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
Read the user manual carefully
before using the InteliSonic.
Configuration
Configuration
Brush head Brush travel cap (2) head (2)
UV sanitizer
drip tray
UV sanitizer
lid
UV sanitizer
compartment
Brush
handle
UV light
bulb
On/Off
button
Mode selection
button
NORMAL
SENSITIVE
MASSAGE
Mode
indicator
Charge
indicator
Power
cord
NORMAL
SENSITIVE
MASSAGE
Brush
charger
base
Charger base with
UV sanitizer
Travel
case
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Getting Started
Charging the Toothbrush
1. P
lace the toothbrush handle on the charger
base and plug into the electrical outlet.
2. The charge indicator light will turn green,
indicating the unit is charging.
3. After the battery is fully charged, all 3 sections
of the charge indicator light will turn solid
green, indicating the toothbrush is fully charged.
NORMAL
SENSITIVE
MASSAGE
1 flashing
1 solid
green light: green light:
less than 25% 25–50%
charge
charge
2 solid
3 solid
green lights: green lights:
50–75%
75–100%
charge
charge
4. W
hen fully charged, the toothbrush can be
used at least 20 pre-timed brush cycles, or
approximately 10 days, if brushing twice daily.
5. The toothbrush must be charged for 24 hours, if;
a. this is the first time using the toothbrush.
b. the toothbrush has not been used for at
least 2 months.
c. the charge is drained from normal use.
Note: While the toothbrush is charging, it will be inoperable.
ote: To keep the battery fully charged at all times,
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you may keep your toothbrush on the charger when
not in use. It takes approximately 24 hours to fully
charge the battery.
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Using The Toothbrush
1. A
ttach a brush head to the
toothbrush handle.
2. There will be a small space
between the brush head and
brush handle. This allows for
the vibration of the brush head
when in use.
3. Using the mode selection
button, select which mode you
prefer for your brushing session.
Normal:
Completely cleans your teeth and gums.
Sensitive: Gently cleans your tongue and any
other sensitive areas.
assage: Pulsates for gentle gum
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stimulation.
ote: If you alter the mode during the brush cycle,
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the 2 minute brush cycle will reset.
4. W
et the toothbrush bristles and place a small
amount of toothpaste on the brush.
5. Place the bristles against the teeth at a
45-degree angle towards the gum line to ensure
the bristles are in close
contact with the space
between teeth and gums.
6. Press the power button to
turn on the toothbrush.
7. Apply light pressure
and gently move the brush head slowly across
the teeth in a small back and forth motion.
Continue this motion throughout the brushing cycle.
Brushing Time
1. I n order to maximize cleaning effectiveness,
divide your mouth into 4 sections. Start with
Section 1 and brush each
1
section for 30 seconds. The
2
brushing action will pause
between each 30 second
interval, indicating when
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to move on to the next
3
section. The toothbrush will
automatically stop after 2
minutes of use.
ote: If you change the cleaning mode during the
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brushing cycle, the 2 minute brushing timer will
reset and start over.
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2. A
fter completing the brushing cycle, you can
spend additional time brushing the chewing
surfaces of your teeth and areas where
staining occurs. You may also brush your
tongue, with the toothbrush turned on or off,
as per your personal preference or dentist
recommendation.
Note: The InteliSonic is also safe to use on:
•
•
ental restorations (fillings, crowns, veneers)
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Braces (brush heads will wear out sooner)
Additional Oral Care Needs
Periodontal pockets: Spend extra time working
the bristles into the pockets where plaque collects
below the gumline. Ask your dental professional for
help with identifying these areas.
Sanitizing the Brush Head(s)
1. P
lace the brush head bristles under running
water and rinse after each use.
2. Gently shake the toothbrush to remove any
excess water after cleaning.
3. Lift and open the UV sanitizer lid.
4. Place the brush head(s) on
the peg(s) located in the UV
sanitizer drip tray with the
bristles directly facing the
UV light bulb. Remove the
travel cap before proceeding
with UV sanitizing. DO NOT
PLACE THE PROTECTIVE
TRAVEL CAP ON THE
BRUSH HEAD DURING UV
SANITIZING.
5. Make sure the charger base with UV sanitizer
is plugged into a working outlet.
6. Close the UV sanitizer lid to activate the UV
sanitizing process.
a. The sanitizer lid will glow with a slight blue
hue indicating the UV light bulb is lit and
the sanitizing cycle has started. Please note
that this glow may be difficult to view in well
lit areas.
b. When the sanitizing cycle is complete, the
sanitizer will automatically turn off and
the lid will no longer glow.
7. When using the UV sanitizer:
a. Only clean InteliSonic heads in the
sanitizer. b. Do not insert brush heads or operate the UV
sanitizer without the drip tray in place.
c. The UV sanitizer will only work when the
lid is closed.
d. The UV sanitizer will run for 7 minutes
and shut off automatically.
e. The UV sanitizer will run automatically
every time the lid is closed.
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Operation Modes
1. T
here are 3 operation modes: normal,
sensitive and massage.
2. Use the triangular mode selection button to
select your preferred operation mode. Your
mode selection will be indicated by a green light.
a. Normal: Completely cleans your teeth and gums.
b. Sensitive: Gently cleans your tongue and
any other sensitive areas.
c. Massage: Pulsates for gentle gum
stimulation.
Note: The high-speed sonic toothbrush is different
from traditional rotary power toothbrushes. Some
people may experience a slight tickling sensation
from its high speed vibration. After a few uses of the
toothbrush, this sensation will diminish.
Maintenance
Cleaning the Power Plug
1. C
lean the power plug regularly to ensure
it remains in good working order. The
accumulation of dust or dirt on the power
plug can cause an electric shock or reduce
the insulation effect, causing the system to
overheat.
Cleaning the Brush Head(s)
1. R
inse the brush head and bristles after each use.
2. Do not use water with a temperature higher
than 100 degrees Fahrenheit.
Cleaning the Handle
1. Remove the brush head.
2. Wipe all surface areas with a damp cloth and
place the handle back into the charger or
handle base. Do not submerge the handle in water.
3. Do not clean in the dishwasher.
Cleaning the Charger Base
1. R
emove the power plug from the electrical
outlet before cleaning the charger base and
UV sanitizer.
2. Using a soft cloth, wipe dirt or debris from
the charger base and UV sanitizer exterior
surfaces.
3. Clean the plug base with a dry cloth to
remove any dust or dirt every 3 months.
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Cleaning the Sanitizer Station
ote: Do not clean the UV sanitizer if the UV light
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bulb is hot.
1. U
nplug the charger base with UV sanitizer.
2. Remove the UV sanitizing drip tray by gently
grasping the UV light bulb guard and lifting
up. Once the drip tray has been safely removed,
rinse and wipe it clean with a damp cloth. Note: Do not handle exposed UV light bulb.
3. R
einsert the UV sanitizing
drip tray by aligning the tray
over the UV light bulb so that
the bulb cover will slide over
the top of the bulb, then
gently lower the tray into place.
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clean your UV sanitizer station
weekly.
Cleaning the Travel Case
1. Rinse with water and use a mild soap if needed.
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LIMITED WARRANTY
DentistRx, LLC will provide a Limited Warranty for
this product for up to 2 years from the purchase
date. Original sales receipt with date of purchase is
required for all Limited Warranty claims. For defects
identified within the warranty period, the components or entire product will be replaced. In order to
make a claim under the Limited Warranty, contact
1-877-71-SONIC (1-877-717-6642). The Limited Warranty is void if the damage is caused
by neglect, or improper use, such as using with the
wrong electric current, voltage, and/or for commercial
use.
If parts from other devices are inserted into the toothbrush, the Limited Warranty is no longer valid.
Limited Warranty Exclusions
The Limited Warranty does not cover:
1. N
ormal wear and tear including scratches,
chips, abrasions, discoloration or fading.
2. Damage caused by abuse, neglect, misuse,
alterations to the product or unauthorized
repair of product.
3. Brush heads.
4. UV light bulb.
Implied Warranties
Any implied warranties, including implied warranties
of merchantability and fitness for a particular
purpose, shall be limited to the duration of the
express warranties set forth in the DentistRx, LLC
warranty provision above. Some states do not allow
limitation on how long an implied warranty lasts, so
the above limitation may not apply to you.
Limitation of Remedies
In no event shall DentistRx, LLC or any of its affiliated or subsidiary companies be liable for any special incidental or consequential damages based upon breach of Limited Warranty, breach of contract, negligence, tort or any other legal theory. Such damages include without limitation, loss of savings or revenue; loss of profit; loss of use; the claims of the third parties including,
without limitation, dentists and dental hygienists; and costs of any substitute equipment or services. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or exclusion, so this may not apply to you.
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Storage
If you are not going to use the product for an extended period of time, unplug it from the electrical
outlet, clean it and store it in a cool and dry place
away from direct sunlight. To maintain battery life
when the InteliSonic is not used for long periods,
it is suggested that you fully discharge and then
recharge the battery every three months.
ou can store brush heads on the pegs located
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inside the UV sanitizer.
Replacement
Brush Head
eplace InteliSonic brush heads every 3 months to
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achieve optimal results.
Replace only with InteliSonic brush heads.
UV Light Bulb
eplacement UV bulbs are available through
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DentistRx, LLC by calling 1-877-71-SONIC
(1-877-717-6642).
Disposal
he InteliSonic was designed with the environment
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in mind by using a NiMH (Nickel Metal Hydride)
battery. The battery inside the toothbrush cannot
be replaced and does not need to be removed
before disposal.
Do not throw away the appliance or the UV light
bulb (bulb contains mercury) with the normal household waste at the end of its life, but hand it in at an
official collection point for recycling. By doing this,
you help to preserve the environment.
If you have any recycling questions, contact your
local waste management office.
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Troubleshooting Guide
Condition
Potential
Causes
Solution
Weak or
diminished
vibration
Too much
pressure
placed on the
teeth with the
toothbrush.
Gently place
the brush head
on your teeth
using lighter
pressure.
Stops after 2
minutes
This is a normal No failure,
continue use.
function. The
toothbrush
contains a
timer to ensure
you brush for
the proper
amount of time.
Charge does not The handle
last
may not have
been placed
on the charger
vertically,
so it has not
been properly
charged.
Does not turn
on
The toothbrush Charge the
has not been
handle for at
allowed to
least 24 hours.
charge long
enough before
its initial use or
the product has
not been used
for more than 2
months.
Toothbrush is
not working
normally [i.e.
vibration is not
steady]
The UV
sanitizer light
does not turn
on
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handle on
the charger
vertically. The
indicator light
will begin to
flash green
when the
bottom of the
handle makes
contact with
the charger.
Place
toothbrush into
the charger
for at least
24 hours then
check again
for normal
operation.
The sanitizer lid Close the
may be open.
sanitizer lid.
The power cord
may not be
plugged in.
Plug in the
power cord.
The UV light
bulb may be
defective.
You may need
to replace the
UV light bulb.
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Registration Information
Register your new InteliSonic at
www.DentistRx.com/registration.
Or complete the registration form, place in an envelope
and mail to:
DentistRx Registration Department
14787 NE 95th Street
Redmond, WA 98052
Your information will be kept confidential and will
never be sold or rented to companies not affiliated
with DentistRx, LLC.
PLEASE KEEP THIS PORTION AND
ORIGINAL RECEIPT FOR YOUR RECORDS.
Serial number
Date of purchase
Location of purchase
DentistRx, LLC provides a Limited Warranty for this
product for up to two (2) years from the purchase
date with receipt. For defects identified within the
Limited Warranty period, the components or entire
product will be replaced.
If you experience problems with your InteliSonic
that cannot be resolved by consulting the Troubleshooting Guide (page 14), please call our U.S.
toll-free line, 1.877.717.6642, Monday – Friday
from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. PST, except holidays,
for instructions on troubleshooting or returns.
The Limited Warranty does not cover normal wear
and tear including scratches, chips, abrasions,
discoloration or fading; damage caused by abuse,
neglect, misuse, alterations to the product or unauthorized repair of product; brush heads or UV light
bulb.
Please see page 13 for complete Limited Warranty
details.
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InteliSonic® Registration Form
trim along dotted line to mail in
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Serial number
Date of purchase
Location of purchase
Your name
Address/Address 2
City
State
Zip code
()
Area code
Phone number
Email address
1. What kind of toothbrush were you using prior to
this purchase?
o
Manual
o
Rechargeable Power Toothbrush
o
Battery-Operated Toothbrush
2. Which brand?
o
DentistRx o Sonicare
o
Oral B
o
Other
3. W
hat factor(s) most influenced your decision to buy
the InteliSonic? Check all that apply.
o
Dentist Recommendation
o
Hygienist Recommendation
o
Family/Friend Recommendation
o
Retail Display/Packaging
o
Desire to improve my oral health
o
Price o Other
4. How will this purchase be utilized?
o
Personal Use
o
Gift
5. Please help to identify who will be using this product:
No. of users: o 1 user o 2 users
Sex:
o
M
o
F
Age group: o Under 19 o 20–34
o 35–49
o 50–64
o
65+
Thank you for completing this survey.
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