Philips Sonicare HealthyWhite HX6731

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Cleaning Action sonic – 31,000 cycles / min
Modes / Speeds 3 mode / 1 speed
Timer quad (4 x 30 sec)
Pressure Sensor yes
Replaceable Head yes
Power Source rechargeable battery
Battery Life up to 42 min per charge
Charge Time 24 hrs
Charge Indicator yes
Guarantee 2 years
RRP £122.55

The Philips Sonicare HealthyWhite HX6731 is a high class powered toothbrush that results in superb functions accompanied by a higher price tag.

With this brush there is just one speed and 3 modes (sensitive, clean and white and clean). For people with gum problems the facility of a choice of cleaning speeds and modes could be useful.

This model has a pressure indicator which warns if you are brushing too heavily and possibly result in gum injury along with a 2 minute timer consisting of 4 x 30 sec spells saving you from keep looking at the clock.

Sonic brushes, as in this electric toothbrush are the culmination of many years of research and development of electric toothbrush engineering. The high energy sonic action reverberates breaking down the plaque microbes covering the teeth or residing in the gum pockets at the bottom of teeth.

In common with nearly all top level products the brush head is replaceable. This one is packaged with only a single cleaning head. It sits on a stand to charge and there’s a case that accommodates two brush heads, hence worthy for carrying on trips.

This Philips, as with most, is a rechargeable brush and comes with a power indicator preventing you from getting left with no power. Assuming twice daily brushing the battery is quoted to last 42 mins which equates to 1 and a half weeks until you need to charge however with modern rechargeable batteries its said to be advisable to keep them fully charged. The time required to completely recharge this model is 24 hours.

The Sonicare HealthyWhite HX6731 by Philips is better than average with respect of cleaning action though it is poor in terms of it’s battery capacity. Also it is relatively slow to charge. All things considered this brush performs very capably and it comes equipped supplied with a warranty for 24 months.