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Philips or Oral B toothbrush

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Peopleplease Wed 23-Nov-16 11:59:44

I asked on chat yesterday and got a few replies but I'd like a few more.

My Philips Soniccare diamondclean toothbrush just died. It won't charge.

There's an Oral B on Amazon Black Friday for a good price

Anyone use both or have a preference?

HairyArsedMatelot Wed 23-Nov-16 12:24:06

If you buy Oral B or any of these brands you are supporting a company that is cruel to animals and the environment.

Buy another Philips toothbrush.

L1lyOfTheValley Wed 23-Nov-16 12:28:58

I had Oral B ones for many years, then discovered Philips Sonicare and that's what I repeat buy when they die (every 10ish years?) Much prefer the head style of the Philips to the rotating ones.

OCSockOrphanage Wed 23-Nov-16 13:43:32

Oral B's sonic toothbrush was much better than the Philips IMO, but I don't they make it anymore. Not keen on the Philips heads personally, but this isn't being helpful.

OCSockOrphanage Wed 23-Nov-16 13:44:08

They don't make it anymore.......... Whoops.

macnab Wed 23-Nov-16 13:53:13

I have a Philips Sonicare and love it.

nennyrainbow Wed 23-Nov-16 13:59:53

I have used both. I prefer the Philips Sonicare. However DH prefers Oral B with the rotating brush. So that's 50:50 then and doesn't help you choose!
I did find the rotating brush heads of the oral B very noisy and that was one of the reasons I didn't like it. I also prefer the smaller size of the heads on the Philips for getting into awkward to reach places.

Peopleplease Wed 23-Nov-16 16:00:35

I'm still so undecided!

vjg13 Wed 23-Nov-16 16:36:33

I have had both, currently using the Oral B, it is noisy but IMO cleans better.

Squirter Wed 23-Nov-16 16:55:45

How about putting a new battery in your old toothbrush?

Ifonlyiweretaller Wed 23-Nov-16 16:57:20

I have both. My dentist prefers me to use the noisy Oral B as she reckons it cleans better (and I actually think i does) but I find it quite clumsy to use, particularly on the top teeth at the back of my mouth. So I do Oral B in the morning, and the much quieter Sonicare at night so as not to wake the OH when I go to bed.
Not much help really!

Tubbyinthehottub Wed 23-Nov-16 16:58:57

Philips Sonicare every time but I just buy the basic one these days. No need for gimmicks IMO

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