The box contents varies for different ranges as described below:
How to charge your Electric Toothbrush
If you have a Colgate Rechargeable Toothbrush, you will have a charger in the box. Follow the steps below to charge:
Place the charger on a flat surface and connect to an outlet
Place the brush on top of the charger
It will recharge on contact, and the LED light pulses white while charging
The LED light turns off after the toothbrush is fully charged
A full charge takes about 8 hours.
If you have a Colgate Battery Powered Toothbrush, 2 AAA batteries are included in the pack. You can replace the batteries by firmly holding the bottom of the handle while rotating the top counter-clockwise. Insert 2 new AAA batteries as indicated inside the brush handle and firmly rotate clockwise back into position to close.
Know Your Electric Toothbrush
What are the different ranges available in Colgate Electrical Toothbrushes?
Soft Floss and Spiral Tip
Charcoal Deep Clean
Whitening Charcoal Deep Clean
LED Charge Indicator
Dual Brushing Mode
Brush 2 AAA Battery
Rechargeable toothbrush 1 brush head Charger
Rechargeable toothbrush 1 brush head Travel case Charger
What is the battery life of an electric toothbrush?
The battery operated toothbrushes have a life depending upon battery consumption.
The rechargeable electric toothbrushes have a charge that lasts upto 8-10 days (could be impacted depending upon frequency of usage) before the next charging requirement.
Can I use an electric toothbrush during shower?
All Colgate Electric Toothbrushes are waterproof and can be used in shower
Does the Colgate Electric Toothbrush has a built-in timer?
All Colgate Proclinical Electric Toothbrushes have a built in 2 minute timer, ensuring standard and effective cleaning for your teeth
What is the difference between sonic and oscillating electric toothbrushes?
Oscillating toothbrushes have a brush head movement in a rotating motion vs Sonic toothbrushes have a vibrating movement of the brush head..
As Sonic vibrations give a higher power to brushing as compared to oscillating rotations, it is proven to give a powerful cleaning.
When and How should I replace the head of my Colgate Electric Toothbrush?
Dentists recommend to change the brush head of your Electric Toothbrush every 3 months.
You can replace the head of your Colgate Electric Toothbrush in the following simple steps:
1. Remove old Brush Head: Grip the head and handle in opposite hands, bristles facing away from you. Place your thumb on the dots, then gently pull the head off in a slight arc motion (don’t snap it directly backwards).
2. Apply fresh Brush Head: Push on your new brush head until it’s flush with the handle and you hear a dull click. Press the ""switch on"" button to test, then you’re set. Happy brushing!
How can I select the appropriate head for my Colgate Electric Toothbrush?
All Colgate ProClinical Refills are adaptable to the entire Colgate ProClinical Toothbrush range (150B, 250R and 500R)
Essentially means that any of our refill toothbrush heads can be used on any of our toothbrushes
However, we have multiple refill variants available depending on your preference (Eg Deep Clean, Whitening, Charcoal and Sensitive)
So you can pick the same variant as your base toothbrush, or try a new variant
Is an Electric Toothbrush better than a manual toothbrush?
Powered TB's have up to 40000 strokes perminute, while manual TB's are typically 200 strokes per minute. Therefore powered TB's are more efficient than manual TB in cleaning. This performance helps prevent common oral health diseases because it removes more plaque (bacteria) and food debris more effectively.
Do you need to use toothpaste with Electric Toothbrushes?
Yes, Toothpaste is needed with Colgate Electric Toothbrushes.
How often should I use an Electric Toothbrush?
Colgate Electric Toothbrushes can be used atleast twice a day for best results or as recommended by your dentist.
How do you use an Electric Toothbrush?
Brushing with an Electric Toothbrush is a different brushing experience as compared to a manual toothbrush. A clear distinction to understand this is that you work on your teeth with manual toothbrushes for efficient cleaning, whereas an Electric Toothbrush works with you on its own to give a standard efficient clean every single use!
1. Wet the toothbrush head with water
2. Use a pea size amount on the brush head
3. Use the brush gently to cover each quadrant for equal time (30 seconds)
4. Ensure each tooth is covered for deep cleaning
Brush twice a day for best results.
Dentists recommend changing the brush head every 3 months for a safe brushing experience.
Can children use an Electric Toothbrush?
Yes, with parental supervision, Electric Toothbrushes are safe for children over 6 year olds who are brushing with manual toothbrushes already!
Does Electric Toothbrushes remove plaque better than regular toothbrushes?
Yes, our Electric Toothbrushes are proven to remove 5X more plaque as compared to same routine followed by Manual Toothbrushes