May 2022

Electric Toothbrushes: Aggregated Ranking Report

This report contains an aggregate consensus of Electric Toothbrush rankings posted by key online experts, as of May 2022.

At a glance - May 2022 Ranking

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Rank Change Price Electric Toothbrush
Health
Good Housekeeping
TechRadar
WIRED
Electric Teeth
Healthline
Wirecutter
NBC News
T3
The Strategist
1
- $35
Oral-B Pro 1000
3
2
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2
-
-
1
5
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1
2
- $299
Oral-B iO Series 9
11
8
1
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-
-
-
-
4
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3
- $330
Philips Sonicare 9900 Prestige
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2
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2
-
-
-
1
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4
- $30
Quip Electric Toothbrush
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9
-
5
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4
-
7
-
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5
- $30
Philips Sonicare for Kids
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11
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6
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5
-
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13
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6
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Shyn Sonic
9
7
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7
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-
-
-
-
-
7
- $145
Oral-B Genius X
1
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6
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
8
- $50
Colgate Hum
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6
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1
-
-
-
-
-
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9
- $30
Oral-B Kids Electric Toothbrush
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-
-
-
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1
-
-
-
7
10
- $100
Oralprocare Rotadent
7
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-
-
-
-
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3
-
-
11
- $148
Waterpik Sonic-Fusion Pro
8
3
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-
-
-
-
-
-
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12
- $20
Philips Sonicare One
12
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3
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-
-
-
-
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13
- $6
Arm & Hammer Kid's Spinbrush
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12
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-
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3
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-
-
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14
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Philips Sonicare DiamondClean 9000
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3
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-
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6
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15
- $50
Philips Sonicare 4100 Plaque Control
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2
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4
16
- $157
Foreo Issa 3
4
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-
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5
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17
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Philips Flexcare Platinum
5
4
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-
-
-
-
-
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18
- $285
Oral-B 9600
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5
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-
-
-
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4
-
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19
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Ordo Sonic Plus
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5
-
-
-
-
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9
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We ranked Oral-B Pro 1000 #1 in May 2022 because:

  • 6 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Electric Toothbrushes” rankings.
  • Out of those, 2 experts ranked Oral-B Pro 1000 as #1.
Critic endorsements:
Health

Best Oral-B Option

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Good Housekeeping

Best value electric toothbrush

Pros
Gentle on teeth and gums
Soft bristles

Cons
Only 1 cleaning setting

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WIRED

Best Oscillating Brush

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Wirecutter

The best electric toothbrush

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NBC News

Best affordable electric toothbrushe

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The Strategist

Best overall electric toothbrush

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We ranked Oral-B iO Series 9 #2 in May 2022 because:

  • 4 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Electric Toothbrushes” rankings.
  • Out of those, 1 expert ranked Oral-B iO Series 9 as #1.
Critic endorsements:
Health

Best for Sensitive Teeth

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Good Housekeeping

Best high-end electric toothbrush

Pros
Feature-rich
7 cleaning settings
Assesses 16 zones in mouth

Cons
Expensive

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TechRadar

The best electric toothbrush, if your budget allows

Pros
Thorough cleaning
Quiet, smooth action
Real-time feedback
Detailed brushing reports

Cons
Expensive replacement heads

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T3

The best premium rotary electric toothbrush you can buy

Pros
Cleans very well
Easily the best looking Oral-B brush
Multiple cleaning modes
Colour display is futuristic

Cons
Tooth tracking is still a fail
Insane RRP
Hard to keep clean

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Methodology: combine opinions of key experts

Identify Experts

We identify key publishers and experts that consistently review and recommend Electric Toothbrushes.

Capture Rankings

For each publisher we find a currently recommended "top 10" list of Electric Toothbrushes, it must be updated in the last 9 months.

Aggregate Rankings

We put all those lists together and aggregate them. The more frequently a product is recommended, the higher it is in our ranking

Experts chosen for May 2022 ranking

We ranked Philips Sonicare 9900 Prestige #3 in May 2022 because:

  • 3 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Electric Toothbrushes” rankings.
  • Out of those, 1 expert ranked Philips Sonicare 9900 Prestige as #1.
Critic endorsements:
TechRadar

The ideal electric toothbrush for frequent travellers

Pros
Highly customizable
Real-time brushing guidance
Extremely quiet

Cons
Expensive
Heavily reliant on mobile app

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Electric Teeth

Most Features

Pros
Timer and pacer encourage brushing for the recommended time
Visible pressure sensor alerts you when brushing too hard
4 weeks use on a single charge
Premium charging travel case included
Premium materials & design
Reminds you when to replace the brush head
Tracks & monitors your brushing

Cons
Expensive
No place to store the detachable USB cable
Bluetooth isn’t essential

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T3

The best premium electric toothbrush you can buy today

Pros
New 'all-in-one' brush head
Automatic intensity settings
Luxe travel case
Easy to keep clean
USB charging base

Cons
Premium price tag
Premium brush heads are pricey (but worth it)

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We ranked Quip Electric Toothbrush #4 in May 2022 because:

  • 4 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Electric Toothbrushes” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
Good Housekeeping

Best Subscription Electric Toothbrush

Pros
Super slim
3-month battery life
Affordable

Cons
Need subscription for best savings

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WIRED

A Modern Toothbrush

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Healthline

Best electric toothbrush and toothpaste subscription

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NBC News

Best electric toothbrush subscription

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We ranked Philips Sonicare for Kids #5 in May 2022 because:

  • 4 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Electric Toothbrushes” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
Good Housekeeping

Best Electric Toothbrush for Older Kids

Pros
Free interactive app
Two-minute kids brush timer

Cons
Limited colors

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WIRED

A Brush for Kids

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Healthline

Least scary electric toothbrush for kids

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T3

The best electric toothbrush for children

Pros
Cure design
Encourages brushing from an early age
Reliable brand
Allows adults to track brushing

Cons
Expensive for a kid's brush
Brush heads are very soft

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We ranked Shyn Sonic #6 in May 2022 because:

  • 3 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Electric Toothbrushes” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
Health

Best Subscription

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Good Housekeeping

Best travel-friendly electric toothbrush

Pros
Affordable
Offers various brush heads and multiple intensity levels
Two-week claimed battery charge

Cons
Expensive brush head replacements

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WIRED

Another Good Brush

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We ranked Oral-B Genius X #7 in May 2022 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Electric Toothbrushes” rankings.
  • Out of those, 1 expert ranked Oral-B Genius X as #1.
Critic endorsements:
Health

Best Overall Dentist-Recommended

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TechRadar

A smart toothbrush that you can use with or without an app

Pros
Works well with or without app
Very accurate position detection
Excellent charging case

Cons
Rather noisy
May be too vigorous

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We ranked Colgate Hum #8 in May 2022 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Electric Toothbrushes” rankings.
  • Out of those, 1 expert ranked Colgate Hum as #1.
Critic endorsements:
Good Housekeeping

Best value app-connected electric tootbrush

Pros
Affordable
Bluetooth connectivity
Tracks brushing efficacy

Cons
Claimed battery life of 10 days

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WIRED

Best Smart Toothbrush

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We ranked Oral-B Kids Electric Toothbrush #9 in May 2022 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Electric Toothbrushes” rankings.
  • Out of those, 1 expert ranked Oral-B Kids Electric Toothbrush as #1.
Critic endorsements:
Healthline

Best overall electric toothbrush for kids

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The Strategist

Best electric toothbrushes for kids

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We ranked Oralprocare Rotadent #10 in May 2022 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Electric Toothbrushes” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
Health

Best for Receding Gums

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NBC News

Best all-around electric toothbrushe

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We ranked Waterpik Sonic-Fusion Pro #11 in May 2022 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Electric Toothbrushes” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
Health

Best with Water Flosser

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Good Housekeeping

Best Electric Toothbrush and Water Flosser Combo

Pros
Convenient 2-in-1 one function
Twice the bristle speed

Cons
Takes up more space

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We ranked Philips Sonicare One #12 in May 2022 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Electric Toothbrushes” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
Health

Best for Travel

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WIRED

Best Cheap Electric Toothbrush

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We ranked Arm & Hammer Kid's Spinbrush #13 in May 2022 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Electric Toothbrushes” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
Good Housekeeping

Best Electric Toothbrush for Younger Kids

Pros
Ergonomically designed handle
Spinning brush head that targets gums

Cons
Spiderman design is the only option

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Healthline

Best battery-operated kids’ electric toothbrush

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We ranked Philips Sonicare DiamondClean 9000 #14 in May 2022 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Electric Toothbrushes” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
TechRadar

A versatile, stylish electric toothbrush that nails the basics

Pros
Plenty of cleaning modes
Very simple to use
Well built and stylish

Cons
No real-time brushing guidance
No pressure warning light

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T3

A premium electric that packs a cleaning punch

Pros
Excellent cleaning
Looks and feels very premium
Has the best whitening mode

Cons
Only 2 cleaning modes

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We ranked Philips Sonicare 4100 Plaque Control #15 in May 2022 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Electric Toothbrushes” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
Wirecutter

A quieter brush

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The Strategist

Best Sonicare toothbrush

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We ranked Foreo Issa 3 #16 in May 2022 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Electric Toothbrushes” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
Health

Best Battery-Operated

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T3

A hygienic silicone sonic toothbrush for teeth, gums, cheeks and tongues

Pros
Charge lasts 365 uses
Charges via USB
Toothbrush heads last a year
Gentle cleaning

Cons
No pressure sensor

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We ranked Philips Flexcare Platinum #17 in May 2022 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Electric Toothbrushes” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
Health

Best for Plaque Buildup

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Good Housekeeping

Best Sanitizing Electrc Toothbrush

Pros
Compatible with many brush head types
App offers personalized brushing feedback

Cons
Sanitizing attachment sold separately

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We ranked Oral-B 9600 #18 in May 2022 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Electric Toothbrushes” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
Good Housekeeping

Best App-Connected Electric Toothbrush

Pros
Smart travel case
Available in five fun colors
6 cleaning settings

Cons
Expensive

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NBC News

Best electric toothbrush for travel

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We ranked Ordo Sonic Plus #19 in May 2022 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Electric Toothbrushes” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
TechRadar

A gentle electric toothbrush that works well for sensitive gums

Pros
Premium design
Super affordable
Gentle sonic cleaning

Cons
No shaver socket adapter
No pressure sensor

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T3

One of the most stylish electric toothbrushes around

Pros
Stylish design
Affordable price
Good value subscription packs
USB charger

Cons
Doesn't come with a travel case
Can get a little claggy
USB charging option only
Not as strong as Philps Sonicare

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