Philips Sonicare vs Oral-B

Philips Sonicare vs Oral-B

Philips Sonicare is the No.1 recommended power toothbrush brand by dental professionals in the U.S.

The Philips Sonicare DiamondClean power toothbrush with our Premium Plaque Control brush head* gives your patients:

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A better clean than the Oral-B 7000 with their best brush head*

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Up to 82% more plaque removal than Oral-B's best brush head*

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Improved gum health up to 70% more than Oral-B's best brush head*

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*Based on 6 week clinical study with Philips Sonicare DiamondClean with Premium Plaque Control brush head vs. Oral-B 7000 with CrossAction brush head, both in Deep Clean mode

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A closer look at the cleaning power of Philips Sonicare


Our unique sonic technology performs up to 31,000 brush strokes a minute, gently driving fluid between teeth and along the gumline. In just two minutes of brushing, patients experience more than a month’s worth of manual brush strokes. 


Each handle is carefully calibrated and rigorously tested, so every sweep of the bristles delivers the highest degree of accuracy.

Complete care for a healthier mouth


Philips Sonicare DiamondClean Smart is our best, most complete brushing solution ever.

Smart sensor technology

Tracks patient brushing behavior and provides real-time guidance via the Philips Sonicare app

High performance brush heads

Four smart brush heads (Premium Plaque Control, Premium Gum Care, Premium White and TongueCare+) deliver superior results based on patient needs

Dual charging options and travel case

Glass induction charger and USB charger and travel case available for patients on the go

Modes and intensities

Five modes (Clean, White+, Gum Health, Deep Clean+, Tongue Care) and three intensity settings

Brush head replacement light

Icon on the handle lights up to remind patients when it’s time to replace the brush head

Pressure indicator light

The brush handle illuminates as a visual warning when patients are applying too much pressure

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Features designed around patient needs

Here is a breakdown of how Philips Sonicare DiamondClean Smart stacks up against Oral-B Genius:
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DiamondClean Smart 9700
Oral-B Genius 8000
› Toothbrush features
Brush heads (in dispensing box)
Intensity levels
Charging glass
Battery life
up to 21 days**
up to 12 days**
Deluxe charging travel case
› Smart features
Brush head usage tracking
Pressure sensor
Scrubbing sensor
Built-in brushing location sensor
Freedom to move while brushing***
Brush head automatically selects optimal mode

* Operating time (full to empty): Up to 3 weeks based on two periods of 2-minute brushings per day on standard mode.

** Depending on which model you have, it should take between 14 and 22 hours to fully charge the brush, and then the juice should last for between 5 and 12 days of brushes (when brushing twice a day, for 2 minutes each time).

*** To use the Position Detection of the Oral-B Genius, you need to ensure your face is in clear view of your upright phone. The location sensor of the Philips Sonicare DiamondClean Smart works anywhere, so you have the freedom to move around while you brush.

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All power toothbrushes are not the same

However you choose to measure quality, Philips Sonicare DiamondClean and DiamondClean Smart remain firmly ahead of Oral-B 8000 and Oral-B Genius.


Whether your patients need to focus on their gum health, whitening or plaque removal; or something that does everything, we have a solution. Give patients a toothbrush they’ll love to use — and better checkups guaranteed, or their money back.