Reviews & hands-on

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    Hands-on: Philips Sonicare Diamond Clean Black review

    By 7 February 2014

    Whiter than white teeth - that's just one of the claims of the Philips Sonicare Diamond Clean Black electric toothbrush. There are all manner of toothpaste and dental care adverts on TV these days. We're supposed to be brushing, flossing, gargling, and...

  • Gadgets 4.5 out of 5

    Oral-B Vitality Precision Clean electric toothbrush review

    By 16 December 2008

    Back in 2006 we looked at the Vitality toothbrush from Oral-B, at that time going under the Braun brand. Two-years on and the Vitality still lives, now pushing on under the Oral-B brand, picking up the tagline "powered by Braun". But can this toothbrush...

  • Gadgets 3.5 out of 5

    Oral-B Professional Care 8500 electric toothbrush review

    By 2 December 2008

    When it comes to electric toothbrushes, your options tend to break down into two major players: Philips with their Sonicare range, and Oral-B. Interestingly you’ll find claims on the boxes of both that they are the most recommended brand by dentists...

  • Gadgets 4 out of 5

    Philips Sonicare FlexCare electric toothbrush review

    By 28 September 2007

    While some toothbrushes promise to give you a superior clean Philips' latest model the Sonicare FlexCare's main focus is on its UV sanitiser that promises to keep your brush clean after it has cleaned your teeth. We get brushing to find out whether it...

  • Gadgets 4 out of 5

    Braun/Oral-B Triumph 9900 Smartguide Toothbrush review

    By 28 September 2007

    In my lifetime, I have borne witness to the relentless pace of progress, from electric kettles that switch themselves off, to the point where my mobile telephone now packs more computing power than the rocket that first put man on the moon. But a toothbrush...

  • Gadgets 3.5 out of 5

    Philips Sonicare e9500 electric toothbrush review

    By 24 November 2006

    Brushed your teeth recently? Probably this morning right? Well at least we hope so, otherwise the bloke sitting next to you is enjoying that garlic you had for tea last night. Hoping to stop such a faux pas is the Philips Sonicare e9500 that has everything...

  • Gadgets 4 out of 5

    Oral-B Triumph Professional Care 9500DLX toothbrush review

    By 3 September 2006

    According to Oral-B, the Triumph or Professional Care 9500DLX to give it is more unexciting name, is the company's "most technologically advanced power toothbrush ever". So what can it do? We get brushing to find out. Well for starters the toothbrush...

  • Gadgets 4.5 out of 5

    Braun Oral-B D12 Vitality electric toothbrush review

    By 15 July 2006

    If you have teeth, and you probably do, then keeping them clean should be high up on your list of priorities. Oral-B has been a player in the electric toothbrush market for some time and has a long history of success in this area, from the professional...