Frequently Asked Questions Is my Philips Sonicare toothbrush safe to use on braces? Using a Philips Sonicare electric toothbrush has many advantages. Even if you have braces or dental restorations. Safe to use Sonicare toothbrushes are safe to use on braces but the brush heads will wear out sooner. Sonicare toothbrushes are also safe on dental restorations such as fillings, crowns and veneers.