Can the speed of the Sonicare toothbrush harm my gums?
A Philips Sonicare electric toothbrush behaves differently than a manual one. Be sure it cannot do any harm.
Philips Sonicare toothbrushes will not harm your gums
Sonicare toothbrushes have even been shown in studies to be gentler on dentin than a manual or an oscillating toothbrush.
While gentle, Sonicare technology cleans effectively by:
Gently whipping toothpaste and saliva into an oxygen-rich foamy liquid
Directing the liquid between and behind teeth, and along the gum line where plaque bacteria flourish
Gently massaging the gums, stimulating blood circulation and helping to dislodge plaque
Sonicare toothbrushes with gum care mode
The Philips Sonicare DiamondClean, FlexCare+ and FlexCare toothbrushes come with special Gum Care and massage modes to assure even more comfort for sensitive gums. Gum Care mode provides two minutes of complete whole mouth cleaning, with one additional minute of gentle cleaning for problem areas and along the gum line. Massage mode uses our patented technology to drive fluids to stimulate gums, resulting in healthier gums.