Picture of a Sonicare toothbrush.

Sonicare Electric Brush

The best Sonicare brush heads. / Replacements. (September 2017) - Comparisons by: style, size, interchangeability, effectiveness.

- DiamondClean, Adaptive Clean, InterCare, ProResults, Plaque Control, Gum Care, Sensitive, Simply Clean, TongueCare+, e-Series, BrushSync heads. | Replacement intervals and indicators. | Click-on vs. Screw-on heads.

While all of the models listed on our Best Sonicares page come with a brush head included, it's important to understand that other styles can be used too (different bristle designs, standard or compact size).

In fact, if you've chosen one of the models* that utilizes snap-on heads, you'll have over a dozen different brush designs that you can choose from when it comes time to buy replacements.

(* Applies to DiamondClean Smart, DiamondClean, Flexcare, HealthyWhite, Essence+ and Sonicare 2 and 3 Series and For Kids product lines. Does not apply to Essence and PowerUp brushes.)

What should you look for in a replacement head?

There are a number of factors you should consider. They include: brush design/purpose, head size, brushing effectiveness, the convenience of use, replacement intervals and cost.

We discuss all of these issues on this page.

What brush head choices (styles/designs/sizes) do you have?

The replacement offerings from Sonicare are -

Current Sonicare brush head styles.

a) Click-on (snap-on)
  • C3 Premium Plaque Control - $12.25 - This is a Sonicare BrushSync head (see below). It has a design aimed at maximizing plaque removal. It comes in Standard size only. Sonicare's classification of bristle stiffness = medium soft.
  • G3 Premium Gum Care - $12.25 - This is another BrushSync head. This one is designed with soft, flexible bristles on its side that adapt to gum contours. It comes in Standard size only. Bristle stiffness = soft.
  • W3 Premium White - $12.25 - A Sonicare BrushSync head. Designed with "polishing" bristles that remove surface staining. Standard size only. Bristle stiffness = medium soft.
Picture comparing Sonicare DiamondClean and ProResults brush heads.

DiamondClean and original ProResults brush heads.

  • DiamondClean - $12.25 - This head features a central diamond-shaped pad of stain-removing bristles. It comes in Standard and Compact sizes, snap-on. Bristle stiffness = regular.
  • InterCare - $13 - The InterCare features extra-long bristles that reach further between teeth. Standard size only, snap-on. Bristle stiffness = regular.
  • Adaptive Clean - $13 - A bristle design that maximizes surface contact with teeth and gums. Standard size only, snap-on. Bristle stiffness = regular. (Fall 2018 - It seems Sonicare has decided to phase out this head.)
  • Simply Clean - $8 - Designed with a contoured profile to better fit the shape of your teeth. Standard size only, snap-on. Bristle stiffness = regular.


  • ProResults Plaque Control - $10 - This head has a design that's focused on "superior" plaque removal. Standard size only, snap-on. Bristle stiffness = regular.
  • ProResults Gum Health - $10 - Features softer bristles for gentler brushing. Standard size only, snap-on. Bristle stiffness = soft.
  • For Kids - $11 - For Kids brushes have softer bristles than most adult heads. Comes in Standard and Compact sizes, snap-on. Bristle stiffness = regular.
  • TongueCare+ - $9 - A pad featuring 240 silicone "microbristles" used to scrub/clean your tongue. Snap-on.


b) Screw-on (e-Series, can only be used with Essence toothbrushes)
  • ProResults - $10 - This head is designed with curved bristles (power tufts) that aid with cleaning. Comes in Standard and Compact sizes, screw-on. Bristle stiffness = regular.
  • Sensitive - $10 - Designed for sensitive teeth and gums. Standard size only, screw-on. Bristle stiffness = ultra-soft.

Pictures of Sonicare toothbrush brushheads.

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Tip:  Keep in mind that if your toothbrush model uses click-on heads (all but Essence and PowerUp do) you're not restricted to just using the kind your brush came with. You can choose from any of the click-on designs.

How we formulated this list.

We selected the above group of brush heads from the Philips (USA) website on September 8, 2017. (Our list includes "current" and "supported" heads.) We found all available for purchase online.

If you want to see these brush heads first hand.

We've run across two retailers (Bed, Bath & Beyond and Target) who tend to have Sonicare models, as well as other electrics, on display. And since various models come with different brush heads, you'll have an assortment of designs to touch and evaluate first hand. (Note: The display models don't actually run.)

About the prices we show.

Here's how we determined the cost-per-brush numbers shown above.

  • On the Philips Sonicare website (USA) we looked for product items that packaged the largest number of heads together (usually 3 but in some cases 2 or 5).
  • We then divided the "suggested retail price" by the number of heads included.

It would be our expectation that with just minimal shopping you'll be able to find any and all of the heads above at the same or lower per-unit price.

Standard vs. Compact sizes.

There are times when having the option of choosing a large or small brush head (Sonicare uses the terms Standard and Compact) is an important one.

Per the Philips Sonicare website, the following heads come in both Standard and Compact sizes: DiamondClean, ProResults, For Kids and e-Series.

BrushSync brush heads.

Sonicare's newest brushes are the BrushSync heads. They're unique because they contain a microchip whose presence can be detected by BrushSync capable toothbrush handles. (Right now that's just the models that make up the DiamondClean Smart and ExpertClean lines.)

Once the head has been placed, it triggers the brush handle to switch to the brushing mode and intensity that Sonicare feels is best suited for that brush head's design (see types/modes below), or else the settings you have manually programmed.

Since they have Sonicare's standard click-on design, BrushSync heads can also be used with most all of Sonicare's other toothbrush handles too, although doing so provides no extra advantage.

Types / Modes

BrushSync heads come in the following styles and switch the brush to the following modes: 1) C3 Premium Plaque Control (Clean mode). 2) G3 Premium Gum Care (Gum Health mode). 3) W3 Premium White (White+ mode). 4) Tongue Care+ (Tongue Care mode).

Which Sonicare models can be used with which brush heads?

Several years ago Sonicare came out with their click-on brush head design. These brushes snap in place over a rod that extends from the toothbrush's body. (We discuss the advantages of this design below.)
To their credit, each major model that's come out since then has continued to support this feature. And this gives owners a very wide selection of replacement brush head choices.
Per information collected from the Philips Sonicare website (USA), the following models can be used with the following styles of brush heads:
a) "Click-on brush head" toothbrush models -
The members of these toothbrush lines -
  • DiamondClean Smart, DiamondClean, FlexCare Platinum, FlexCare+ (plus), HealthyWhite+ (plus), HealthyWhite, Sonicare 2 Series plaque control, Sonicare 3 Series gum health, Essence+, For Kids.

    (Note: PowerUp is not included in this list.)

Can be used with these click-on brush heads -
  • DiamondClean, InterCare, ProResults, Plaque Control, Gum Health, Sensitive, Adaptive Clean, Simply Clean, TongueCare+, For Kids, C3 Premium Plaque Control, G3 Premium Gum Care, W3 Premium White
b) "Screw-on brush head" toothbrush models -

In contrast to the above:

  • The e-Series brush heads (Standard, Compact, Sensitive) can only be used with older style Sonicares, like the Essence.

Pictures of Sonicare electric toothbrushes.

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Tip:  The higher-end Sonicare models are great toothbrushes, and more refined, but they're pricey too. It's our opinion that the mid-price models HealthyWhite+ and ProtectiveClean 6100 make a good middle-of-the-road, best-value purchase.

Which brush head design offers the greatest cleaning efficiency?

One thing you can always count on is that Sonicare will sooner or later introduce yet another "new and improved" brush head. And superior effectiveness is one of the claims that's typically touted.

Which Sonicare brush heads are the most effective?

Here's how Sonicare seems to rank the comparative effectiveness of their heads in regard to plaque removal.

  • "10x more" - Adaptive Clean (Standard), C3 Premium Plaque Control (Standard), W3 Premium White (Standard), G3 Premium Gum Care (Standard)
  • "7x more" - DiamondClean (Standard), DiamondClean (Compact), InterCare (Standard)
  • "6x more" - Plaque Control (Standard), Gum Health (Standard)
  • "2x more" - ProResults (Standard), ProResults (Compact), Simply Clean (Standard), e-Series (Standard), e-Series (Compact), e-Series (Sensitive)

(This information comes from the Philips USA website. We were unable to find a comparative effectiveness claim for the Sensitive brush head.)

Observations and comments.

When looking at the rankings above, it stood out to us that there seemed to be an awfully large jump in claimed efficiency between the comparatively higher and lower ranked brush heads (a factor of over 5 times, top to bottom).

Sonicare doesn't share the data or statistical analysis on which these claims are made, so we don't have that information to look at and understand.

But simply out of curiosity we read through a large number of consumer comments (posted on the website of a large online retailer) pertaining to the use of the DiamondClean head (Standard size) to see what people were saying.

  • We paid particular notice to remarks from people who seemed to have used both the DiamondClean and other brush styles (typically the basic ProResults head).
  • It seems most did think that the DiamondClean was the better brush. But we'd be hesitant to think that from what we read that anyone was really suggesting that they felt that using it was over 3 times better than when a brush like the ProResults was used (the ratio calculated from the list above).

What we're saying here is that we do think the list above does accurately reflect the comparative effectiveness of each type of replacement brush head. But as to the actual values (multiples of 10X, 7X, etc... over manual brushing), we're very hesitant to place much faith in what they seem to state.

How long do Sonicare brush heads last?

Suggested replacement intervals.

Sonicare's standard recommendation is that brush heads (all styles) should be replaced every 3 months.

In the past, the manuals for the Elite and Essence lines (older-style models that use e-Series brush heads) recommended a 6-month interval (now changed to 3). So, for whatever reason, Philips Sonicare designers seem to be working in the wrong direction in regard to this matter.

Blue indicator bristles.

Sonicare incorporates blue "reminder" bristles in their heads. Their color gradually fades to white with use.

We will point out that Sonicare has used the word "reminder" when naming these bristles, meaning they're not necessarily a precise indicator. Online user comments we read typically stated that the color change signaled replacement before a full 3 months had elapsed.

The DiamondClean Smart brush head replacement indicator.

Sonicare claims that this line of brushes can track brush head wear based on time of use and amount of pressure used. A blinking light on the toothbrush handle indicates that brush head replacement is due.

A better test.

Rather than relying on the estimates above, a perfectly reasonable evaluation of brush head integrity is to just compare it to a new one. For example: Do the bristles look frayed and worn? Does the bristle arrangement itself look misshapen or damaged? After using the head, did you notice a lack of effectiveness?

If you answer yes to any of these questions, then it's time for a replacement.

Other things to know about brush head longevity.

Here are some additional points we've noticed when reading Sonicare user manuals.

  • It's recommended that brush heads that have bent or crushed bristles should not be used. Damaged bristles may break off while brushing.
  • If the toothpaste you use contains peroxide, baking soda or other type of bicarbonate (these are ingredients frequently found in "whitening" toothpaste), be sure to rinse your brush off thoroughly after use.

    Residual amounts of these compounds can cause damage to plastic components, like brush heads or even your toothbrush's handle.


Brushing efficiency- New vs. old brush heads.

There is no question that newer brush heads tend to clean more effectively than older ones. But of course, this would be true for any type of brush, manual or powered.


To quantify this for Sonicare brush heads, a Philips "data on file" paper (Jenkins 2010) compared the plaque-removing effectiveness of new and used (3-months-old) ProResults heads. They found that the new ones removed 28% more plaque.

Brush-head size is an important consideration.

Standard vs. Compact.

Sonicare makes some brush head designs in two different sizes:

  • Standard - These heads are intended for use by adults and adult-sized teenagers.

    All styles of heads come in this size, although their actual dimensions vary. For example, the DiamondClean head is comparatively smaller than many others.

  • Compact - These heads have a smaller bristled area. In most cases, they're not an exact miniature of the head's Standard design. DiamondClean, ProResults, For Kids and e-Series brush heads are available in this size.

All of the toothbrushes in our Best Sonicare list (and probably all of the Sonicare models that you'll currently find for sale) offer the option of being able to use at least some type of Compact head.

Which size should you use?

As you might expect, Compact heads are frequently favored by people who have a relatively small mouth or limited oral access (children, some adults).

Additionally, people who have special needs or circumstances, such as hard-to-reach locations or dental braces, frequently find using this head size beneficial.


Size vs. brushing efficiency.

You might expect that Standard-sized heads make the best choice for most adults. They may, but research doesn't necessarily seem to confirm this.


#1 -We ran across a Sonicare "data on file" document (Putt 2010) [page references] that included an evaluation of the brushing effectiveness of both DiamondClean heads, Compact and Standard.

As compared to the study's reference brush, the Standard version showed a performance improvement of just 33% whereas the Compact one 45%. Yes, the Compact brush was the more effective brusher.

#2 -We also found a published research study (Biesbrock 2007) that included the evaluation of Sonicare e-Series brush heads in both Compact and Standard form.

It determined that when compared to the study's reference toothbrush, the Compact style was more effective in removing dental plaque than the Standard.

You'll need to consider all the factors.

Our point here would be that you owe it to yourself to perform some experimentation. Don't just use a Standard-size head one because you think you should. Experiment and determine which seems best to you.

From reading online consumer comments, it's our impression that people frequently prefer using a smaller brush head. However, these same posters also frequently mentioned that the heads tended to wear out more quickly than Standard ones, thus making them the more expensive option.

Click-on vs. screw-on brush heads.

The newer Sonicare models:

  • DiamondClean Smart, DiamondClean, FlexCare Platinum, FlexCare+, HealthyWhite+, HealthyWhite, Sonicare for Kids, Sonicare 2 Series plaque control, Sonicare 3 Series gum health, Essence+

Have a design where their brush head snaps into place over a rod on the toothbrush body.

This is in comparison to the older-style e-Series brush heads that have a large screw-on fitting. (The Essence model in our Best Sonicare list uses this type of head.)

a) Snap-on heads are more convenient.

If you're in the situation where you'll share your brush, the click-on design is the more convenient of the two because they're easier and quicker to switch out.

b) Brushes that use click-on heads are easier to keep clean.

Due to their design, toothbrush models that use snap-on brush heads tend to be easier to keep clean than screw-on ones.

With the latter, gunk tends to accumulate underneath the head's screw-on collar. Debris entry is via gasket joints where the stem of the brush passes through the head's casing, and then also where the casing meets the brush's body.

Especially in the case where the brush head is seldom removed, the amount of debris that can accumulate can be surprising. In online reviews on retailer websites, this is a very common mention.

There are some solutions for this problem:

  • Placement of a silicone cover (e.g. Sonic Seal) over the brush head. It acts as a barrier to seepage.
  • Removal of the brush head after each use and cleaning and drying both it and the toothbrush body (This is the most time-consuming option.)
  • The application of silicone grease at each joint may help to prevent/minimize leakage.

Extra brush head storage.

The charging base of some Sonicare models features nubs (one or two) on which you can place additional brush heads for storage.

The nubs are usually on an extra piece of plastic that snaps over the brush's core "travel" (smaller) charger.

Not all models provide extra brush head storage.
  • We've noticed the extra nubs on some FlexCare and HealthyWhite models.
  • Due to the fact that the DiamondClean and DiamondClean Smart lines feature a "glass" charger, they don't have them.
  • It seems to us that the lower-end Sonicares tend to only feature the basic travel charger base (without the extra plastic piece) and therefore don't provide for storage either.

Since this is not a standard Sonicare feature, the only way to know for sure if the model you are considering provides for additional brush head storage is to closely inspect its packaging (text and/or images).

[Philips and Sonicare are registered trademarks of Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V.]

Pictures of Sonicare toothbrush brushheads.

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Tip:  Remember, you don't have to keep using the same type of brush head your toothbrush came with. All but Essence and PowerUp models can be used with the complete line of Sonicare click-on brush head designs.



Electric Brush Heads

We use the Sonicare and love it. I've always used the generic Sonicare replacement heads but we recently signed up for brusher club replacement brushes from a friends recommendation and they are a great cost saver for us.


I have found your website to be very helpful and thorough. It has helped make what seemed like an overwhelming amount of information understandable.

Compact Brush Head

Years ago I decided the compact size cleaned my teeth the best. I think it's because, in addition to being more maneuverable for reaching difficult places, each bristle receives more energy when the motor's full force is concentrated on a smaller area.


Sonimart makes a replacement brush Sonimart Standard Replacement Toothbrush Heads for Philips Sonicare ProResults HX6013, HX6014 4 pack that sells on Amazon for $14.95. Amazon labels these as the #1 best seller, and 2,180 reviews give them an average of 4.3 of 5 stars. What do you think of these?


Having never seen one of these brush heads in the flesh, we really can't say anything definitive about them.

We can say that the Sensitive and ProResults heads they mimic are older technology. And while we don't swallow everything that Sonicare has to say, the ProResults (and likely the Sensitive too since it's similar looking) is likely a less-efficient brusher than the heads with a more modern design.

On the Amazon page you mention we see a claim of "proven to reduce gingivitis up to 100% better than a manual toothbrush." However on the company's website couldn't find a page detailing this "study." (Their website also seemed to lack information about a physical address for the company, or even what company actually owned/ran this business. Even their domain name registration hid this information.)

The Amazon page makes mention of "OEHHA Prop 65 approved." That regulation has to do with the materials used to make the heads. That's not a standard dealing with issues such as bristle stiffness or whether the tips of the brisles are rounded or not. Both of these factors could affect product safety to oral tissues.

Philips Sonicare Diamond Clean

The part coming from the handle to attach the brush head is wiggely and is louder than usual. Is there a place that can replace it or fix it? Could I send it somewhere to repair?

Mary Ann

We noticed this support page on Philips.com. Look in the column on the left side of the page. Hope this helps.


Your reviews and information was extremely helpful and comprehensive.

Also, your sponsor ads were not over-the-top intrusive, which seems to be the current trend.

thank you

super helpful articles, thank you!

Question about brush heads

I'm about to order a new Sonicare HealthyWhite toothbrush to replace my old one. The old one takes the screw-on brush heads, so I'm moving into unfamiliar territory with the snap-on heads. Do you know if it's possible to get a "sampler pack" of one each of the different snap-on brush heads? I'm not really sure which kind will be best for me, aside from the fact that I've tended to prefer the compact brush head size. Thanks!


No, we're sorry to say we're not familiar with a sampler-type kit.
You're going to get a DiamondClean with your brush.
The other brush heads that come with other top-end models are the: AdaptiveClean, InterCare, Gum Health and Plaque Control.

In terms of plaque-removing capabilities, Sonicare ranks then in this order:

Adaptive Clean (10X more than manual brush)
DiamondClean (7X more)
InterCare (7X more)
Gum Health (6X more)
Plaque Control (6X more)


My wife and I would like to share an Essence+. I've heard there is a way to distinguish between which would be my brushhead, and which would be hers (colored rings, markings, etc.), but I can't find anything online to confirm this. Could you elaborate on this? Thanks.


Here's your answer. The heads have different geometrical shapes etched on them.

I will only use the recommnded Sonicare brushes

I always had great teeth but I took it for granted. I then lost a tooth and after all the grief of that happening I only brush with the recommended Sonicare brushes. I brush twice a day, floss every single tooth daily and use antiseptic mouthwash for at least 30 seconds. It must say antiseptic on the bottle. My teeth have been perfect now for years.


We agree. We find it hard to believe that the "knock off" brushes adhere to the same stringent standards of the Sonicare brush heads (proper bristle stiffness/flexibility, rounded bristle ends, etc...).

Nobody has "great" teeth, so

Nobody has "great" teeth, so that statement is a lie. If that were so, tooth problems would not exist. Doing all those things has merely improved your teeth for the better.


Greatness does not imply the elimination of all problems. It is an ability, quality, or eminence considerably above the normal or average.
So in effect, your statement is the lie.

Differences in softness

Note that there is apparently a difference in "bristle stiffness feel" in some of these brush heads. Comparing the "10x more" brush heads, they come in standard, medium soft, and soft.

Thanks for posting JJ.

We've revised this page so it contains the information you mention.

Flexcare+ original head?

Which replacement head is closest to the one originally supplied with the toothbrush?


We're under the impression that the original FlexCare+ model came with two ProResults brush heads (one standard and one compact size).
Later on it came with the ProResults Gum Care head, standard size.

Originally, those two styles of heads had bristle designs that looked pretty ordinary (similar to a regular toothbrush).
Since that time, Sonicare has redesigned both. The tufts of bristles are arranged differently. The heads look more "modern," which is why you don't equate the new version with what you had before. We'd expect the cleaning effectiveness is improved with this newer design and that's why they made the change.

For your model, no reason to buy the more expensive heads that are preceded by a letter (like "C" or "W"). Just buy the cheaper regular heads.

Adaptative Brush Head

Ive been looking for the adptative brush heads for my HealthyWhite model, the site says they "no longer available"?? Are you guys aware of this? Has the adaptative been replaced with something else similar?


No, we weren't really aware but like you, we see the Adaptive Clean still listed on the Sonicare website but when following its links are unable to access its pages.

We do see this head still listed available from reputable online retailers (but didn't actually try to make a purchase). Now might be the time for you to stock up.

Sonicare eternally comes up with a new spin for new products but seldom seems to state that a new product is intended as a direct replacement of something previous.

We do have this list that arranges brush heads according to what Sonicare states is their comparative effectiveness. That might be a place to start.

Bristle stiffness

I used a Sonicare toothbrush for several years but at some point, I put it away and started using a manual brush. I just purchased another Sonicare and have been looking at replacement heads. ALL of the heads I have seen online and in the store are marked MEDIUM (aside from the sensitive ones). I have always used a soft bristled toothbrush because most, if not all dentists recommend doing so. I want to get the most out of my Sonicare but dont want to cause damage to my gums or enamel by using a medium bristle brush. Oral b doesn't seem to rank as high but they offer more soft bristle options, and their heads are only a fraction of the cost.

Is using one of Sonicare's premier heads (only available in medium) long term, potentially causing harm?


For most people, we'd anticipate that they don't have anything to worry about in regard to Sonicare bristle stiffness. Oral-B and Sonicare are like two bickering children. If there was a proven risk for harm, there is no question in our mind that Oral-b advertising would bring it up.

On the Sonicare website we see this page that can be used to access studies they have conducted.
We limited the search using the following parameters and were served up a few studies that had evaluated this issue.
Product: Toothbrushes and heads.
Dental Indication: Gentleness

If you're really concerned, you might consider using a "sensitive" brush head and the "sensitive" setting on your brush. Also keep in mind that the way you brush with your Sonicare is an important factor too.

Is Philips phasing out DiamondClean compact brush heads?

FYI: I looked today for DiamondClean OEM compact heads on usa.philips.com, walmart.com and amazon.com without luck. Also, no indication of replacement models on Philips site.

Anyone who knows where to buy them?


We don't have a definitive answer for you.

Like you report, we only see 3 compact heads listed on the Sonicare website. One of them is the snap-on For Kids compact head. Actually both the For Kids standard and compact heads (both diminutive in size) should fit your Sonicare handle. We're under the impression though that you'll find their bristles softer than the DiamondClean.

We still see the compact DiamondClean sold on Walmart.com, via a 3rd party. Possibly this is the end of an era.

Kids brush

Hi can i use the kids brush if im an adult whats the differance in the standard kids size and the adult size ? Is it the same amount of brush strokes ? Thanks david w

* Comment notes.


Sonicare promotional materials specifically state 31,000 brush strokes per minute (that's the same as on the good adult brushes).

As far as the size of the head, you'll need to compare at the store. The Standard For Kids head is similar in size to the adult DiamondClean (which is a smallish head). Other of the adult brush heads are as much as about 1/3 larger. And then compared to available heads, the Compact Kids head is smaller yet.

Kids brush heads have softer bristles than most adult brush heads.

And yes, according to Sonicare the Adult snap-on brush heads will fit on the For Kids model.

Angled brush heads

I love the way you distilled the information down to those features that seem to matter most. I'm wondering which of the Sonicare models feature angled brush heads. I found on the Philips web site that some features may be present but not called out, and it is difficult to tell based on photos depending on which angle the picture is taken from. The reason I'm checking for this feature is because I think it will help reach the back teeth.

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You might try the following to get the details you want:
Do a Google.com search for this exact combination of words -- sonicare toothbrush heads mea philips --
Then at the top of the page, below the word "Google," click the "Images" (image search) link.
For us, the first image shown is a picture of several of the current brush head models, all in a line, all positioned at the same angle.
Click on the picture to enlarge it.
The brush head in that picture that is most angled is for the older style Essence brush.
The other heads are for the more modern Sonicares.
Most larger department stores will have replacement brusheads on their racks, although in their packaging.
The way we remember these displays, the packaging was clear and you could see through it somewhat.

Some stores have mock ups of Sonicare models on display, where you can actually pick them up and touch them.
Since different models come with different heads, you'll possibly have an assortment of different ones to examine.
(Target and Bed, Bath and Beyond have models on display in our local stores.)

fluid dynamic cleaning

Does any particular brush head facilitate fluid dynamic cleaning? Intercare? Thanks

* Comment notes.


We "chatted" with an online Sonicare representative who stated that no one brush head held an advantage over the others in terms of creating non-contact (dynamic fluid) cleaning.

Holder for the brush heads

The older screw on brush head models included a holder that allows you to store two brush heads in the upright position. Other than the UV models, do any of the newer click on Sonicare models include a similar brush head holder? If not, how are you supposed to store them between brushings?

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You'll need to look closely at the packaging of the products you are comparing.
The charging bases of some Sonicare models have an extra numb (one, possibly two) sticking up that you can store extra brush heads on.
We see storage nubs on the Flexcare models as well as some of the HealthyWhites.
The DiamondClean, since it features the "glass" charger doesn't offer this feature.
We don't believe you'll find it on the lower-end Sonicares either but to be sure you'll simply have to look.

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