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Philips Sonicare HX9112/02 FlexCare Platinum Rechargeable Toothbrush

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  • Recommended brand of power toothbrushes by dental professionals
  • Proven to give you whiter teeth in just two weeks. Lasts up to 10 days on a single full charge
  • Sonicare dynamic action effectively reaches deep between teeth and along the gum line
  • Three cleaning modes and three brushing intensity settings allow for nine customisable brushing modes
  • Two minute quadpacer interval timer encourages thorough brushing

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  • The pressure sensor can change over time due to the handle's pressure sensor technology that may automatically adjust itself to your brushing style. Exposure to high temperatures can also result in a change in the pressure sensor. Also, if you have dropped the toothbrush handle, the sensor can change.

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Product description

Product Description

Philips Sonicare

Philips Sonicare FlexCare Platinum HX9112/02 Rechargeable Toothbrush

Philips Sonicare
Why Choose Sonicare?

Taking good care of your teeth and mouth is essential, because your oral health can directly affect your overall health. While it doesn't mean you should say goodbye to the dentist's chair forever, an effective daily routine, using a good toothbrush, such as a Sonicare, will help. Philips brushes provide up to 100% better plaque removal in hard-to-reach areas versus a manual, thanks to the patented sonic technology. This delivers a gentle and dynamic cleaning action that drives fluid deep between teeth and along the gum-line to help prevent the development of gum disease and improve gum health in just two weeks.

Recommended by Dental Professionals Worldwide

The Philips Sonicare brand is a leader in oral health care, but is also backed by more than 140 publications and abstracts representing clinical and laboratory studies conducted at more than 40 universities and research institutes worldwide. Philips electric toothbrushes are proven to promote and improve oral health, from reducing plaque build-up to improving overall gum health. They have also demonstrated the ability to increase patient compliance to oral health and hygiene regimens between dental visits. Over 22 million users worldwide testify to the great experience of using Philips Sonicare toothbrushes. Philips Sonicare is recommended by dental professionals worldwide.

Product Features

Philips Sonicare
Dynamic Sonic Cleaning Action

Sonicare's dynamic cleaning action drives fluid between the teeth, effectively cleaning every surface, even between the teeth and along the gumline, for a difference you can see and feel.

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Naturally Whiter Teeth

Daily use of the White mode can help you achieve teeth that are 2 shades whiter in just 2 weeks. Proven to remove coffee, tea, tobacco and red wine stains.

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Gumhealth

Most adults suffer from gum disease at some point in their lives. Thankfully, FlexCare is clinically proven to improve gum health in just two weeks. Its Gum Care mode targets and cleans the gum line, removing plaque while stimulating gums.

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Clinically Proven Safe and Gentle

Your Sonicare is safe to use on: braces (brush heads wear out sooner when used on braces), dental restorations (fillings, crowns, veneers) and periodontal pockets.

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2-Minute Timer

2-minute timer automatically tracks brushing time, ensuring recommended brushing regime is followed and turns the toothbrush off when brushing is complete.

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Quadpacer Interval Timer

30 seconds interval timer indicates when you have completed each quadrant of your mouth and signals for you to move on, resulting in more consistent cleaning throughout your mouth.

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Easy-Start Programme

Gently increases power over the first 14 uses to ease into the Sonicare experience.

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Intuitive Pressure Sensor

Handle gently vibrates when too much pressure is applied to reduce over brushing and helps user to adopt proper brushing technique.

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Long Battery Life

3 weeks of use on a single full charge or 42 x 2-minute brushings.

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Three Intensity Settings

FlexCare Platinum lets you choose from three intensity settings — Low, Medium or High — to create a brushing experience that’s tailored to you.

Distinct Brush Heads

InterCare brush head with distinct bristle configuration - proven to remove up to 6 x more plaque between the teeth and improve gum health in just 2 weeks.

Two Sizes Brush Heads Available
Philips Sonicare

1. Standard brush head: For focused cleaning in areas of special need.

2. Mini brush head: For orthodontic patients and those with smaller mouths.

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Reminder Bristles

Reminder bristles gradually fade, indicating when it's time to replace brush heads.

Three Brushing Modes

Philips Sonicare FlexCare has three brushing modes, to allow consumers to tailor their brushing experience to their own needs as well as their dental professional's advice. The brush modes range from:

  1. Clean - the standard mode for a whole mouth clean
  2. White - removes surface stains to whiten teeth
  3. Gum Care - gently stimulates and massages gums
Important Information

In order to get the most out of your Sonicare’s battery life, it is essential that you charge it for 24 hours before first use.

Which Philips Sonicare Product Is Ideal For You?

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Cleaning modes
1. Clean
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
2. Clean and White
-
-
Yes
Yes
-
Yes
Yes
Yes
3. White
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Yes
4. Polish
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Yes
5. Gum Care
-
-
-
-
Yes
Yes
Yes
-
6. Sensitive
-
-
-
Yes
Yes
-
-
Yes
Intensity Settings
-
-
-
-
-
3- low, medium, high
3- low, medium, high
-
Features
Plaque removal efficiency
Better plaque removal than manual brushing
2 x more plaque than manual brushing
2 x more plaque than manual brushing
2 x more plaque than manual brushing
2 x more plaque than manual brushing
7 x more between teeth than manual brushing
7 x more between teeth than manual brushing
7 x more between teeth than manual brushing
Easy Start Program
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
2 minute timer
Yes
Yes
Yes
3 timer programs: 1 minute GoCare, 2 minute Normal, 3 minute MaxCare
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Quadropacer interval timer
-
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Usage time on a full charge
14 x 2-minute brushings OR 1 week
42 x 2-minute brushings OR 3 weeks
42 x 2-minute brushings OR 3 weeks
42 x 2-minute brushings OR 3 weeks
20 x 2-minute brushings OR 10 days
42 x 2-minute brushings OR 3 weeks
42 x 2-minute brushings OR 3 weeks
42 x 2-minute brushings OR 3 weeks
Brush speed per minute
Up to 15,000 brush strokes per minute
Up to 31,000 brush strokes per minute
Up to 31,000 brush strokes per minute
Up to 31,000 brush strokes per minute
Up to 31,000 brush strokes per minute
Up to 31,000 brush strokes per minute
Up to 31,000 brush strokes per minute
Up to 31,000 brush strokes per minute
Pressure Sensor
-
-
-
-
-
Yes
Yes
-
Low battery indicator
-
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Accessories
UV BrushHead Sanitiser
-
-
-
-
-
-
Yes
-
Travel Case
-
-
-
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
USB Travel Charger and Case
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Yes
Conductive glass charger
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Yes
Brush head supplied
1 x ProResults standard
HX6511/43 - 1 x DiamondClean standard
HX6511/44 - 1 x Senstive standard
HX6511/50 - 1 x ProResults standard
1 x ProResults standard
1 x ProResults standard 1 x ProResults mini
1 x ProResults standard 1 x ProResults mini
1 x InterCare standard 1 x InterCare mini
1 x InterCare standard 1 x InterCare mini
1 x DiamondClean standard 1 x DiamondClean mini
Brush head compatible
ProResults, Sensitive, InterCare, DiamondClean
JaProResults, Sensitive, InterCare, DiamondClean
ProResults, Sensitive, InterCare, DiamondClean
ProResults, Sensitive, InterCare, DiamondClean
ProResults, Sensitive, InterCare, DiamondClean
ProResults, Sensitive, InterCare, DiamondClean
ProResults, Sensitive, InterCare, DiamondClean
ProResults, Sensitive, InterCare, DiamondClean

Box Contains

  • 1x Handle
  • 1 x InterCare standard brush head
  • 1 x InterCare mini brush head
  • 1 x Hard travel case
  • Charger


  • Product information

    Units1 Count
    BrandPhilips
      
    Additional Information
    ASINB00D4XM0D0
    Best Sellers Rank 52,681 in Health & Personal Care (See top 100)
    Shipping Weight599 g
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    Date First Available29 May 2013
      
     

    Customer Questions & Answers

    Customer Reviews

    Top Customer Reviews

    Verified Purchase
    Much as I love these toothbrushes, it is becoming too costly to keep buying them. This is (or was) my third Sonicare and each one has not lasted more than 36 months. Two of them, this one included died at 28 and 30 months.
    Philips should make it more affordable for us to keep our custom.
    I shall have to look for a cheaper alternative. Sterline looks good
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    The toothbrush is excellent when new but the batteries dont last that long , that said Im on my third brush bought over a period of years
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    Verified Purchase
    Great toothbrush - sadly it completely died after 26 months. Won't charge at all. Called Philips - they suggested getting a new toothbrush.
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    Verified Purchase
    When it worked i twas great however stopped after 24 months.
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    Verified Purchase
    Died after 15 months. Second sonicare I have bought to do this.
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    Stopped worlking after15 months therefore I'm not too impressed. Great when it was working however it was a bit pricey for only the short amount of time I got some use out of it.
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    Product failed after just over 2 years - seems to be battery issue but cannot replace it easily - very disappointed
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    Verified Purchase
    I treated myself to this when it was on Deal of the Day for sixty-eight quid, and I am so glad I did. In the promo video one of the people says this gets your teeth "ridiculously clean". She's not wrong!

    It's really easy to use, and does a cracking job. I am now a full convert and won't ever go back to a manual brush.

    I have not had any serious dental issues as I take reasonable care of my teeth, but recently I have started to develop a couple of sensitive spots. These sensitive spots persisted despite me using enamel repair toothpaste/mouthwash. After just FOUR DAYS with this new brush the sensitive areas disappeared altogether. I did not encounter any of the gum bleeds during the initial week of use which some users report. I also noticed a significant lightening in the shade of my teeth, and the gradual removal of some dark stains which accumulated when I was a smoker.

    One thing that surprised me is just how brief a two minute brushing period is when you have a device like this to time it for you. I had always believed that I was under-brushing, but as it turns out time compresses when you use a manual brush. I found you have to be quite nippy with this thing to hit every surface. It does such a thorough job though that you can move it around the mouth much more quickly than you might expect.

    The blurb says the InterCare heads remove six times more plaque than manual brushing (why then is the DiamondClean system more expensive when those heads only remove twice as much plaque?). Having flossed manually after using the brush I am inclined to believe that blurb. Virtually nothing came out using dental floss, and an interdental brush only lifted small amounts of matter shortly after eating. The incredibly clean feeling apparently really does come from the teeth being incredibly clean!

    If you are coming from a manual toothbrush, I would recommend taking the plunge. I really doubt that you will have any regrets.
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