Oral-B Genius 8000 Electric Toothbrush Review

Oral-B Genius 8000 Electric Toothbrush Review

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Oral-B Genius 8000 Electric Toothbrush: QUICK OVERVIEW

Features

Ease Of Use

Durability

Affordability

What We Like

  • Lightweight
  • Deep clean
  • Consistent power

What We Don't Like

  • Brush heads easily break
  • Loud
  • Difficult to display on a sink

Did you know that the typical American brushes their teeth for an average of 38 days throughout their lifetime? Even though it doesn’t seem like much while you’re actually brushing, it can definitely add up. And it’s all thanks to our toothbrushes.

The fact is that dentists around the world recommend changing your toothbrush every three months to avoid excessive bacteria build up. With so many models of brushes on the market, it can be difficult to pick one that meets your needs. The good news is, we’ve done some research for you and found a brush that might just be what you’re looking for.

Let’s take a look at the Oral-B Genius Pro 8000 Electric Toothbrush.

Oral-B Genius 8000
Electric Toothbrush Review

Oral-B Genius Pro 8000 Electronic Power Rechargeable Battery Electric Toothbrush with Bluetooth Connectivity, Amazon Dash Replenishment Enabled

The Genius 8000 Electric Toothbrush is an innovative product made by Oral-B, a renowned leader in the toothbrush industry. This toothbrush takes the brushing experience to a whole new level by connecting to your phone and giving you real-time data about how you’re brushing, along with information from a pressure sensor and brushing timer.

 It also has Position Detection technology, which allows you to see which areas you’ve already brushed, and adjusts your brushing technique accordingly.

The Oral-B Genius 8000 has a round brush head that vibrates and rotates, giving it the ability to go deep in between teeth and remove more plaque than a regular brush. There are also five different modes to choose from based on your needs and oral hygiene goals. This toothbrush is battery-powered and rechargeable; the battery life lasts about 12 days between charges.

Who is this For?

The Oral-B Genius 8000 can be used by everyone, given that they have teeth, that is. With the different modes that are available, users can customize their brushing experience to fit their oral health goals. These goals can also be changed and monitored by their dentist, which adds another level of guidance to their hygiene journey.

One thing that’s a little problematic with the Oral-B Genius 8000 is the cost. This brush costs much more than other electric brushes on the market. Also, other brushes come with complete packages and extra accessories for the price of just this toothbrush and a charging travel kit.

Given that it has advanced technology to better the brushing experience, it goes without saying that you get what you pay for. If you just need any brush and don’t really care for the feedback, we suggest looking elsewhere because this one costs a pretty penny. However, if the feedback is something you want in a brush, the Oral-B Genius 8000 might be a good fit.

What’s Included?

The Oral-B Genius 8000 Toothbrush has lots to offer to users. It comes with three brush head replacements, one toothbrush handle, and a smart travel case that includes a USB port. The main strength of this toothbrush, however, is definitely the technology within the brush.

Overview of Features

The Oral-B Genius 8000 has gotten lots of positive feedback from many users. It has the latest technology to ensure you have the information and technique at your fingertips to get the best clean. It includes a Position Detection and timer system that can be synced to your phone, so you know which areas to clean and for how long.

The SmartRing on the toothbrush handle shows you feedback from the pressure sensor, which pulsates when you’re applying the right amount of pressure on the gums during brushing and not pulsing at all when too much pressure is introduced on the gums. Additionally, the toothbrush comes with a sleek Smart charger that allows you to charge your phone and toothbrush at the same time using a single outlet.

How to Use It

Using the Oral-B Genius 8000 is very simple. To begin, turn on the toothbrush by pressing the power button. Then select your desired mode (Daily Clean, Pro-Clean, Sensitive, Polish, Massage, or Tongue Cleaner), and brush accordingly to timer and pressure sensor prompts. Once you’re finished, place the toothbrush on the Smart charger so that it’s ready for the next use.

Alternatives

Sure, the Oral-B Genius 8000 is great, but what if you don’t want to spend a lot of money on a toothbrush? If you’re worried about your wallet, we’ve found another option that’s definitely worth checking out: the Prooral Electric Toothbrush, by Sonicare.

The Prooral is waterproof and costs nearly half the amount of the Oral-B Genius. The brush has two different speed levels and comes with two brush head replacements. We think the Prooral is a worthy alternative for the Oral-B Genius!

Verdict

So, is the Oral-B Genius worth the money? We would say: it depends. If you just need any brush to replace your old one and do not need any assistance on how well you're doing with your brushing, then another brush is the way to go. But if you want to use real-time data to better your brushing technique, the Oral-B Genius 8000 is the one for you.

Grab this new brush, and make your dentist proud!

About the Author Dr. Greg

Dr. Greg's experience in dentistry spans over 25 years serving patients of all ages. He's an advisor to www.emergencydentistsusa.com and a consultant to many professional dental projects.