Can you use Sonicare heads on Oral-B?

Manufacturers such as Oral-B and Philips Sonicare do not endorse the use of brush heads made by other companies. In fact, in the user manual, it often states that you should not use them. Here is the exact wording taken from an Oral-B user manual.

What is a TriZone toothbrush?

The TriZone toothbrush head provides a deep clean with triple-zone technology. Three bristle zones feature a power tip for back teeth, shorter bristles to clean surfaces and longer sweeping bristles that can reach 2x deeper between teeth than a regular manual toothbrush.

Are Oral-B replacement heads Universal?

One of the fantastic things about Oral-B brush heads is that they are fully interchangeable*. This means that if you have any of the Oral-B electric toothbrushes, you can use any of the brush heads explained here.

How do I know which Oral-B brush head I have?

Type Number. This will identify which model of electric toothbrush you have. It is a 4-digit number which can be found on the underside of your toothbrush and is highlighted by the red arrows below. The Type Number should also be listed on the user manual for your toothbrush.

Are Braun and Oral-B the same?

Braun and Oral-B are both P&G brands, and they’re designed and engineered in our Global Center of Excellence in Kronberg, Germany. The Design and Engineering teams that make P&G’s electric shavers, epilators and electric toothbrushes are closely connected, and they are developing similar technologies in several areas.

Can you interchange electric toothbrush heads?

To remove, snap or pull off the brush head from the handle. To apply a new brush head, slide it in at the same angle as the removal. Your electric toothbrush should also include directions in the packaging. Keep the instructions in the bathroom or snap a picture to easily check on your phone.

Are generic brush heads OK?

At the end of the six-week testing periods, all of the brush heads—generic and brand-name—showed similar degrees of wear and tear. Ultimately, we feel best going with brushes that both feel a bit nicer and come with the assurance from the ADA that they’re safe to use.

How long should a Oral B toothbrush last?

Many dental professionals recommend changing your toothbrush about every three months, and the American Dental Association (ADA) recommends that you replace your toothbrush approximately every three to four months, or sooner if the bristles are frayed.