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A few months ago I purchase a new Oral B toothbrush to begin a more through teeth cleaning routine. What I didn't know about these toothbrushes is that the head is recommended to be replaced every three months, much like a manual toothbrush. When I looked around for the replacement heads I was quite shocked to find that in most stores the packs were actually more costly than what I'd paid for my toothbrush! However I managed to find a pack on Amazon for around £9.
I purchased a pack of three Precision Clean Heads. These are the same as the head that was originally supplied with my brush. The style of the brush is a round head with a slightly longer around the circumference. This cup shape allows the brush to clean the edges of your teeth whilst the shorter bristles in the centre get deep into the crevices of the teeth, particularly those at the back of the mouth. The brush revolves rapidly to remove plaque effectively and quickly.
The packaging of my brush heads shows a helpful diagram of how to know when your brush head needs replacing. The blue bristles on the edges will have gone white and slightly frayed. It is specially designed with 'indicator' bristles to alert you that the head is not at it's best. Each new brush head also contains a different coloured plastic ring which you can slip onto your brush which is helpful if you have multiple people using the same brush in the household. The packaging also gives a list of other brushes which these heads are NOT compatible with. The packaging is also printed with claims that these heads perform better than manual brushes.
These heads are quite expensive but are worth it at the end of the day since you get a really good clean when using them. I would recommend having a look online to find the best price though as having to replace them every three months can be quite financially challenging!
This review is also on Ciao!
I have tried a couple of different toothbrush heads for my toothbrush and I have decided that I do not like the ones that have bits of plastic in them. Some have plastic shapes in the middle of the brush and some have little flappy bits of plastic at the sides. Braun try and argue that these are better for sensitive teeth, that they whiten the teeth or other concepts. I want a toothbrush head with bristles not plastic flaps and the more bristles, the more they clean my teeth. These precision clean ones have 29% more bristles than their other Oral-b cousins and I personally find them to be the most successful at cleaning my teeth.
==Price and availability==
For a packet of four you will pay anything in region of £10-£15. These are currently on offer on Amazon for £10 which I don't think is too bad really. You can get fake tooth brush heads that look very similar but in the same way I would never buy an unbranded manual toothbrush, I will never buy an unbranded toothbrush head. I don't think you can put a price on healthy teeth, especially when you are as terrified of the dentist as I am.
These toothbrush heads are interchangeable with all Oral-B handles except the Pulsonic range. These is useful as my partner and I both have an Oral-B brush so it means we can share a packet of heads or even club together and buy bigger packets which reduce the overall cost. I really wanted a brush head that had plenty of bristles as I find the heads on the whole a bit small. This goes for all toothbrush heads, when you look at manual ones the heads are twice the size. The bristles on this brush are designed to surround each tooth for a complete clean for cleaner teeth and they are curved to accommodate the tooth shape. The toothbrush bristles are blue, light blue and white and as the time goes on, the colours fade. Once this happens it is time to change the heads. I also find the bristles loose shape a little bit and they fluff out at the sides, I try to change heads before this occurs though. The bristled head is supported on a long neck with a coloured cap at the bottom which helps the head lock on to the main body of the toothbrush. The metal vibrating spike that comes from the top of the body inserts into the brush and then the whole thing will oscillate and rotate without any fuss. The toothbrush heads state that they remove twice as much plaque as regular brushes which is very good.
I have had an electric brush for a few years now and I will never go back to regular manual brushes. If I go camping I tend to take a manual one as they take up less space and mine is getting quite unreliable in terms of staying charged these days and I really miss the power of my electric toothbrush. These brush heads work really well and I enjoy having more bristles as they clean so much more. The shape allows you to concentrate the brush head on individual teeth, cleaning the sides to the gums and over the top of them completely surrounding the tooth. I will be buying these toothbrush heads again as I find them very successful. Once you get used to the heads, you will fall into a brushing routine and not even think about what you are doing. When you first apply the toothpaste and you need a good pea sized amount, you should hold the brush against the teeth so that all the paste does not fly off over the bathroom mirror. If only my partner would realise this for the umpteenth time I have to clean the mirror! I find the best way to clean the teeth with these is to not press on but allow the bristles to do most of the work. I slowly move the brush around my mouth concentrating on the tops of the teeth first. I will then do the outside of the teeth, concentrating on the sides of the back teeth who often harbour a lot of plaque as they are the least likely to be cleaned. The size of the heads assists you in getting those teeth that nestle right in the back of your cheeks. You should spend a few seconds on each tooth and always made sure you go right to the gum line. I have not experienced any bleeding with these as they are firm but forgiving on the gum. After cleaning the outside, I clean the inside and spend more time on the rear of my front bottom teeth as I do tend to get a little plaque build up here. After cleaning, every so often I floss and I feel that my mouth is cleanest it ever has been. These heads really do make a difference.
I have definitely found the best heads for me and I will not be buying any more gimmick heads again. I don't need a flosser, a whitener or a buffer. These are things that I don't want my toothbrush to do and from trialling some of the products, they don't even do what they say they will. These heads are different as they promise to clean the teeth and they do. They have a lot of bristles, a lot more than other heads and this ensures that every time you brush your teeth you are getting the maximum clean. I find the heads to last three months before I change them and at this point I start to notice that the bristles are fading slightly but I do not wait for the bristles to bend and become out of shape. I find that these are the most successful I have tried and I will be buying them again. As they are compatible with most brushes they good for households that have more than one electric toothbrush.
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The product I am reviewing is the Oral-B Precision Clean Brush Heads. The brush heads come in a pack of 4 and have a range of different features to keep your teeth & gums clean and healthy for better oral health. These features include the following: Cleans and polishes your teeth, Keeps teeth naturally white, the brush heads have Flexi soft bristles, Interdental tips, Indicator bristles, self end rounded bristles and the brush head also surrounds each tooth for a complete clean for cleaner teeth and healthier gums. The brush heads now have 29% more cleaning bristles and a unique cupping shape, designed to get to hard to reach areas. The brush heads are interchangeable with all Oral-B handles (excluding Pulsonic/Sonic). I regularly buy the brush heads to replace the ones on my Oral-B handle. I do this every 3 months which is what dentists recommend. The packs of brush heads can be purchased in a range of different stores including Boots, Superdrug and some supermarkets. For a pack of 4 brush heads it will cost you £10.00. Although these don't sound cheap a pack of 4 brush heads should last you for about a year, which isn't too bad. The brush heads do come in a pack of 4 but each brush head is sealed in it's own packaging for hygiene reasons.
Using the Product
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On the back of the individual packs in which the single brush heads come in is a perforated line which can be broken in order to get the brush head out. In each pack is a coloured hoop which fits onto the bottom of the brush head. This is particularly good if you share the brush handle as you can tell which brush head is yours due to the coloured loop around the bottom. I pushed the green coloured hoop on the bottom of the brush head and then pushed the brush head onto my Oral-B handle. The brush head pushes on really easily. The min part of the brush head is made from a white plastic and the actual bristles are different shades of blue. There are dark and light blue bristles around the edge of the brush which is a round shape. The middle of the bristles are a bright white colour. The bristles look quite stiff but actually feel soft when rubbing them with a clean finger. I wet the brush head and squeezed some tooth paste onto the brush head and them brushes away as normal. The bristles felt soft against my teeth and gums but felt as though they were giving my teeth and gums a really good clean. Due to the cupping shape of the bristles, this ensured that every angle of my teeth were cleaned, even the hard to reach areas.
After I had finished cleaning my teeth my mouth felt really fresh and clean. The brush had done a really good job of cleaning every single tooth really well and getting rid of any plaque which may have been on the teeth. As you use the brush head you will notice that some of the darker blue bristles may start to appear lighter, this means that it's soon time to change your toothbrush head. The indicator is really handy, so you don't have to keep track yourself when you need to change the brush head. I find that the brush head does last at least 3 months before the indicators tell you to change the brush head.
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Since using the brush heads my teeth and mouth have felt so much cleaner and healthier. The brush heads do such a good job of getting to those hard to reach areas, especially as I have 2 wisdom teeth coming through and I have to be careful when brushing these. When using the brush heads for the first time you may notice your gums bleed slightly but this isn't anything to worry about unless it continues. My gums bled when using these for the first time but no longer bleed when cleaning my teeth. The brush heads sound expensive but I don't think they are bad value at all. I will be buying more of the brush heads when I am running low or when they are on offer to save me a bit of money.
(review also on ciao)
These are brush heads for Oral B electric toothbrushes.
The brush heads are quite hard and stiff to begin with but they soon soften up. The first couple of days using them I noticed that my gums felt a little bit sore and irritated. I stuck with the brush heads as I have had this problem before and after a couple of days the brush heads started to soften up so it became easier (and less painful) to brush with them. The brush heads are of a good size and shape. They also come with coloured indicators, useful if you share the main toothbrush between people.
Using these brush heads is a simple process. They're easy to fit and they're good quality. They last around three months before they need replacing. You can see for yourself when they need replacing as the colours start to fade and the bristles lose their place on the toothbrush. They start to fall to one side and they fray a little. However they do last for three months easy and this is the recommend time slot for changing your toothbrush anyway.
These brush heads help to keep your mouth clean and healthy. They get into all the hard to reach places in your mouth and they're comfortable to use. They don't irritate fillings and they remove plaque whilst helping prevent tartar build up. I would recommend them.
I will admit that when the time comes around that I have to buy my new toothbrush heads I always try to find them on offer somewhere as I really think they're so expensive (Especially as I so kindly bought my boyfriend an Oral-B electric toothbrush too so now have to buy his toothbrush heads too!)
If I find them on offer I stock up but if not I don't begrudge paying the expensive price too much as I really do love these toothbrushes and what they've done for my teeth! A couple of times I've been able to get a sample of the Oral-B toothpaste along with the brushes which is handy as I used this toothpaste.
Although I have reasonably sensitive teeth I chose these heads over the sensitive ones as I really want to get a good teeth. After a few dentist trips where I was told that I wasn't brushing well enough behind my bottom teeth I decided to take the plunge and get an electric toothbrush and these heads are perfect for getting a good clean!
In terms of how long each head lasts, I think this is slightly person dependent as I seem to go through them slightly quicker than my boyfriend but mine last about 6-8 weeks.
Braun Oral-B Precision Clean Toothbrush Heads are refill heads that I use for my OralB AdvancePower electric toothbrush - although I believe it fits the majority of Oral-B toothbrushes (there is a compatibility list on the back of the packaging). You can buy it in different size packs, but as four members of my house use Oral-B electric toothbrushes, I prefer to buy in bulk. A pack of eight of the toothbrush heads costs £19.99 from Amazon (including postage and packaging) which equates to £2.50 per brush head - which I feel is very inexpensive and means that I can change the brush heads as often as they recommend.
The brush heads are designed to fit onto the handle of the toothbrush motor and it does slot on very easy and without having to mess with any fiddily bits. Once the toothbrush head is attached, the head is secure and it doesn't fall off unless I'm specifically wanted to remove the brush head. There are cheaper alternatives to these specific heads, but I've found that they just don't fit as well and they tend to fall off when they're being used - which can get really irritating!
The brush itself is really well made and allows me to get to all areas of my mouth easily. It's quite a small round brush head which has bristles of different lengths so that it allows full coverage of the tooth. The circular brush rotates round and round and this friction allows really great cleaning of my teeth. I also found that the brushes are fairly gentle and soft and are not uncomfortable to use as some electronic toothbrush heads really can be in my experience.
I also like these brush heads have an indicator on the heads which help to indicate when the brush is ready for changing. There is a blue part which starts to fade after the brush has been used for the recommended three months - which serves as a good reminder. In my experience, the brush heads could probably be used for longer than this period, but I like to change the brushes after this period for hygiene reasons anyway.
These brush heads work well - and I would recommend using them if you have an Oral-B electric toothbrush as the cheaper options really aren't as good.
I like having an electric toothbrush as they clean much better than the manual toothbrushes and leave you feeling that the job has been done well, the only thing is that you have to regularly change the brush heads as they wear down, this for me seems to be around every three months where as they say your supposed to change your toothbrush every six months.
These cleaver little changable heads are coloured which in time fades so that you know when to change them, as I forget sometimes with a manual toothbrush.
I bought my replacemant pack of four from Boots chemist for £10.99 they were on offer as well as getting some points on my loyalty card. The heads are rotating so that you get a good cleaning action and they clean and polish the teeth without being abrasive on the enamel, so having sensative teeth myself these are good for me to use.
The bristles on the brush head are rounded so that they don't make your gums bleed and are gentle on your teeth, they are flexible bristles so that when you used the toothbrush you can feel the bristles getting into the tiny gaps between your teeth and cleaning right to the bottom of the teeth where they meet the gums.
You get a good cleaning action from them.
To replace the brush head is easy they just slot on after you have pulled the old one off the end of the tooth brush. The brand is well known and trusted and my dentist stocks these too if I can't get into the big town when I run out and they need to be replaced.
All in all these are a handy buy especially when you get a pack of four in the box to use before buying more.
I'm happy to recommend this to you.
It is quite a simple concept that if you are using an electric tooth brush to clean your teeth then overtime these brushes will get worn out and need replacing, and that is where these products come in
These particular brush heads are made to fit an Oral B electric toothbrush and are easy enough to replace You simply pull the old one off and push the new one into place. The spinning bristle end spins at a fair old speed, which means that it can give your teeth a really thorough clean. These particular heads also ingeniously have but sections of bristles, and the idea behind these is that once the colour has faded, it is time to replace the brush head. This is a very clever idea as it means you will always now how long it is until your brush needs replacing and you will always replace it on time, keeping brushing results at a maximum. I have found that this tends to be around 2-3 months.
I also have braces (unfortunately) and find that, unlike other tooth brush heads, I have no trouble with these catching in my brace or being pulled out one by one as I use it. This is a very good thing as it greatly increases comfort of use, and probably has something to do with the rounded edges of the bristles, which also prevent gum soreness of bleeding after use.
These heads, like most, also have removable colour bands, in order to indicate ownership of the heads for if there is more than one person who uses them in your household, which is a very helpful feature.
I have had not problems with these brush heads and have been using them for about 8 months now. Also, for a whole years worth of brush heads, I feel that £15 is a very good price.
I just bought some new heads for my expensive electric toothbursh. I have two electric toothbrushes, a cheap Boots one that does the job for me while I am on holiday and a more expensive Oral B rechargeable electric toothbrush that I use whilst I am at home.
The Oral B is better but there is not much in them to be honest, just the price really. Dentists recommend that you change your brush head about once every three months and I have to say I generally do do this as after that time you can really tell that the brush has had it. The great thing with these brush heads is that they have an indicator on them telling you when they need changing. The bristles are different colours but on the outside there are blue bristles. After time this blue colour fades away and once it has disappeared completely you know it is time to change them. This is a good indicator as sometimes it is really hard to remember three months back when you last changed them (sometimes, being pregnant, I can hardly remember what I did yesterday so remembering three months back is a bit of a challenge!!) I generally change mine when you can see a little bit of blue still as by then the bristles have started to fn out a bit too and are not as shaped as they were when they were first new.
These brush heads claim to now have 29% more cleaning bristles and a unique cupping shape designed to get to hard to reach areas. You can see the cupping shape on the brush head. The head is round and in the middle there are sorter bristles which do work to grab hold of the tooth and get a better clean when you focus the tooth into this spot. These bristles are yellow so you can see what you are doing when you put this part in your mouth.
The bristles are quite soft and flexible and rounded at the end so I never have a problem with sore gums after using these heads or bleeding teeth as they are so gentle, even though they do reach quite high ossicilating speeds.
I bought a 4 pack at Boots for £10 which I thought was quite good as they are on special and usually £15 but over a year of replacement I think that is good value.
Now dont get me wrong I do like these toothbrushes I think they do the trick, but there is a problem - the cost is quite astronomical. And although these brushes do make your teeth feel professionally clean its very difficult to say whether this cleaning power is down to the brush or the toothbrush mechanism itself.
I have a Braun Oral B 400 and have had it for some time, which I trully do need to replace. These precision clean toothbrush heads are the usual and most common toothbrush heads around and you`ll find them everywhere. They are also the brushes that you get free with the toothbrush when you first buy it. Although you only get 2 mind.
These brushes are easily interchangeable, the hard white resin plastic mould fits exactly over the electric toothbrushes metal rod filament. The brushes themselves are very small, about half the size of a normal toothbrush and they are round, they have soft delicate bristles and shape helps you to fit them into all the corners of your mouth without too much effort. The circular shape also makes it much easier to move the brush round in a circular motion which is how your supposed to clean.
Your gums may bleed alittle after you use these brushes for the first few times, but this is because the circuler brush can get right up into the gums, but this soon eases off after your gums gets used to them, generally I haven`t recieved any discomfort whilst using these heads. They can be quite rigid when you first buy them as most toothbrushes are, but after a while the bristles do start to soften up just with a nomal toothbrush.
The brush heads are very easy to fit onto the electric toothbrush and to remove, only a small amount of pressure is needed as they slot into position and remain securely attached in use.
The brushes have a blue indicator colouring that after 3 monhs of daily usage will eventually wear off and start to turn white, and this is generally accurate, although I would say that it is more like three to six months. Equally they are very easy to clean after a brush as toothpaste does not seem to get stuck anywhere.
The other thing is when you get a four pack of these brushes you get four coloured circuler rings with them for each brush. These rings are attached to the bottom of the brush before you put them onto the electric mechanism and they signify whose brush it is. But I have found them fiddely at best to put on and take off at the best of times and I tend to just throw them away.
And now the fun part:
The other thing about this product is clearly the price. Like all electric toothbrushes once you buy the brush mechanism they sucker you in to buy replacements. These brushes cost allot and 4 will set you back £7 on amazon and about £11 in boots....but do yourself a favour and look closer at the amazon search page...you`ll see non-oral B brushes that are imitations and ive used these, and they are exactly the same other then not having Oral b in them. These are £2 for two !! so you know what to do.
Oral-B is an oral care brand name of Braun which was founded in German in 1921 and is a well-known consumer products company. Today more and more people are using Braun Oral-B electrical toothbrush which needs Oral-B brush heads to fit. The one I'm writing about is one of Oral-B Brush Heads product, given the full name, Oral-B Precision Clean Brush Heads.
Oral-B Precision Clean Brush Heads come in a plastic fronted card and individually wrapped. In the front centre of the pack there is a noticeable picture of the brush head. At the top there are Oral-B logo and the range of the brush heads: Precision Clean. At the bottom it lists 4 Braun Oral-B electrical toothbrushes: Triumph, Professional Care, Vitality and AdvancePower. Those are all fitted with Precision Clean brush heads.
On the back of the pack there are 3 unfitted Braun Oral-B electrical toothbrushes listed. They are Vitality Sonic, Oral-B Sonic complete and Cross Action Power. You can also read a short description about Precision Clean brush heads in 9 languages.
Features and Usage:
Precision Clean brush heads use Advanced Bristles System to offer very thorough cleaning. It can remove plaque and clean deep between teeth and below the gum line.
The bristles on the heads are blue and white. Different from a traditional manual brush head they are arranged in a circle and shorter. It's very easy to push a brush head onto the brush unit. You can also clip a little colourful plastic ring onto the end of your brush head.
The bristles will gradually fade from blue to white when using the brush head. When they have changed to white more than half way down, you need to change them.
Price and Availability:
In the UK you can buy Precision Clean brush heads from many outlets including Sainsbury's, Tesco, Boots, Amazon just to name a few. You will find prices vary considerably. As a guide the current prices on Boots are £9.18 for a pack of 2, £16.33 for a pack of 4 and £30.63 for a pack of 8.
I have used a Braun electrical toothbrush for many years and Precision Clean brush heads have always been my first choice. These brush heads help me to clean my teeth efficiently and thoroughly, particularly between teeth.
They are very well shaped and easy to reach any tooth without any difficulties. I don't have any uncomfortable feeling while using them. I have tried other heads in the Oral-B range and found Precision Clean brush heads are most comfortable without any hurt of my gum.
These brush heads have a high quality and usually can last up to 3 months which time is just right for the dentists' recommendation. Considering the quality and the price I think they have a great value for money. From my experience Boots are one of the cheapest places to buy as Boots regularly have them at 1/3 off. And I would suggest you to avoid EBay where I came across a fake Precision Clean brush heads.
I am more than happy to recommend Oral-B Precision Clean brush heads to anyone who is using a Braun Oral-B electrical toothbrush. A simple standard brush head just does its job to keep your teeth and gums clean and healthy.
Apart from producing Precision Clean brush heads, Oral-B electrical brush heads also comes in Oral-B FlossAction, Oral-B Dual Clean, Oral-B Pro White just to name a few. For more details please visit Oral-B official website.
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I received my Oral B electric tooth brush 3 years ago as a present. I don't think it came with any spare tooth brush heads so at first was slightly concerned about how much it was going to be to upgrade to an electric tooth brush after using a normal 'manual' one for years and having no trouble with my teeth. I had heard very positive reports about electric over normal brushes so was delighted when I received it despite any extra costs involved (not just heads but energy bills for yet another appliance that needs charging).
I don't actually have to change my electric tooth brush heads very regularly as I decided to use my electric brush in the mornings but stick to my normal brush in the evenings (I only brush my teeth twice a day which I find sufficient). Thus I only change both brushes every 6 months despite the recommended 3 month change but I look at this as if I were using said item twice a day. If I need to change them more I will but find both last quite well. So after the initial outlay of the brush which I didn't make! The replacement brushes actually only work out as much as a normal brush.
My recent purchase of these were from boots as they have a 1/3 of offer at the moment so 4 replacement heads at a discounted price of £10.89 only works out to be £2.72 per head. Plus with my boots advantage points, a voucher they had sent me to earn double points and as I spent over £30 on various items I could use another voucher to receive an extra 300 points (worth £3) they really weren't expensive. I did look at the 8 head pack but for some reason this isn't in the offer and would work out £3.60 per head.
So the packaging is easily labelled to pick the correct brushes for your particular electric brush and they come out of the packet very quickly and fuss free via the cardboard at the back being perforated. I then keep the extra heads still in the packaging in my bathroom draw until needed.
They slot in and out of the electric tooth brush handle without having to pull off or push on very hard. They also come with a small plastic coloured ring in different colours. As my husband also has exactly the same brush so this is most helpful so we know whose is whose.
Hygiene wise I find them easier to clean than a normal brush I think the bristles are further apart in the rows. The bristles are also blue on two rows which changes from the base to the end of the bristles to white over time indicating when to change heads. This is a nice idea but I seem to change mine way before its gets to the half way mark so not sure how reliable this indicator is.
In summery replacement heads are something to consider before choosing your actually main body electric tooth brush if cost is an issue for you. These ones are very good value, easy to change and clean also very sturdy and strong. Can not give top marks due to the blue time to change indictor not being reliable enough.
Obviously, one of the main expenses and main factors that put people off from buying an electric toothbrush is the price of replacing the heads. However, given the impressive results an Oral B electric toothbrush can give you compared to a standard brush then you will find the cost of heads, as I have, is a small price to pay for greatly improved oral hygiene.
£13.99 which is the price I pay in a local shop for 5 heads is not a bad price at all considering this will last me easily a good ten months, usually one head is two months use before being binned. Oral B has long been the market leader in this field and these heads are testament to just why that is the case and the Oral B Precision range is one of the finest.
These heads are simple a clip on clip off procedure and within a few seconds your new head will be up and running. Equally easy if, as recommended, you want to take it off and give it a good clean before use and half way through its run on the end of your brush. Simply clip off and soak in water. Job done.
They are all in separate packets which means they are easily and more hygienically stored and the bristles get protected more. Indeed the bristles themselves actually change colour from a dark blue to a pale white to tell you when to change which is a nifty feature although mine rarely gets to this stage before I change it anyway.
The bristles and whole head is well made, durable, reliable and high quality as you can expect from Oral B. The fine design and engineering behind them give you great oral satisfaction and you are left with a mouth that feels fresh and alive!
You cant put a price on great oral and dental hygiene but these certainly give a bang for the buck!
Also on CIAO
I must confess, like buying replacement razor heads, I hate having to buy replacement toothbrush heads as I always find them ridiculously expensive, but I found that this packet offers good value and because there are five heads, you know that it will be some time before you have to make the outlay again. When cleaning my teeth I found the head very comfortable and got to all the nooks and crannies, and I also, like other reviewers, found that the heads lasted a long time. I think the other key to this however is to brush lightly rather than pressing really hard on the toothbrush, but I also think Oral B are designing their heads so that they do last better for the customer. All in all, I thought these heads were comfortable on the teeth and gums, effective in their cleaning role, and being a pack of 5, good value for the price. The heads have also lasted a considerable amount of time.
I've used an Oral-B electric tooth brush for ages now and recently needed to re stock on replacement heads. I got some from my local Tesco, I bought a pack of 5 Oral-B precision clean heads for £11.66.
Sounds expensive but it works out at less than £2.50 each so its pretty average for a new toothbrush really.
The replacement heads are all on a plastic fronted card and are individually wrapped. This is a big plus point as far as I am concerned. It means you can store them in your cupboard and know they remain clean and hygienic. The front of the pack tells you that they are Oral-B Precision Clean heads and that you are buying a value pack of 5 heads.
They are suitable for all Oral-B rotating toothbrushes. Oral-B promises " cleaner teeth and healthier gums". There is also a picture of the replacement head on the front of the pack which promises 29% more bristles per head.
The heads themselves have the usual blue and white bristles and are cup shaped. Oral-B claim this is to clean your teeth and sweep along the gum line. They also come with "indicator bristles" These are blue bristles that gradually fade with use, when the colour has gone from them its time to change the head. I like this idea I think its really helpful.
The brush heads usually last me 2 to 3 months which I think is about right for a toothbrush. Any longer and I worry they are harbouring germs.
As with most of Oral-B brushes each replacement head comes with a little plastic ring that clips onto the end of it. These are all different colours, it enables your family to share the electric brush and each have your own toothbrush head. Another really simple but good idea.
Like all replacement heads they simply push onto the main unit.
After using these my teeth and mouth do really feel clean. My teeth feel smooth and I really feel like they have had a good thorough brushing. They don't hurt my gums or make them bleed and I've never had a bristle fall out of one while I'm using it. A problem my uncle had with a cheap brush that resulted in a £60.00 dentist bill!
Over all these replacement heads are excellent. They do exactly what they promise and that is to give your teeth a good clean. It does seem a bit expensive to lay out £11.00 for the heads but I feel the price averages out and works out per head at no more than a good toothbrush.
So if you have an Oral-B electric toothbrush I would definitely recommend the precision heads.