Our electrical toothbrush evaluations are primarily based on intensive in-Lab assessments on the Good Housekeeping Institute. In our newest evaluations, we examined 11 electrical toothbrushes for his or her efficiency, ease of use and sturdiness within the Magnificence, Well being and Sustainability Lab. We additionally despatched samples to over 100 shopper panelists who reported good dental hygiene habits (brushing twice a day and having knowledgeable cleansing each six months) to offer qualitative suggestions on every toothbrush. After two weeks of use, they have been requested to judge their total satisfaction with the electrical toothbrush. Right here’s extra data on how we examined:
✔️ Efficiency: Product analysts consider the toothbrush’s total performance, its modes and the way successfully it cleans enamel. We then measure battery life, charging time, the accuracy of the two-minute timer and the usefulness of any built-in sensors. To judge and evaluate noise ranges in every toothbrush, every toothbrush is distributed to Quiet Mark, our associate lab and unbiased world certification program that identifies how quiet or loud merchandise are by way of scientific testing and evaluation.
✔️ Sturdiness: Every toothbrush is put by way of a drop check and a water-resistance check in our Lab to attain its sturdiness. For the drop check, every toothbrush is dropped from a 30-inch peak, or the typical peak of a countertop, after which checked for any dents, scratches or harm. The water-resistance check is then carried out within the Lab’s rain tester, exposing the toothbrush to numerous water pressures for 2 minutes.
✔️ Ease-of-use: As soon as the toothbrush has been measured and weighed, we offer suggestions alongside customers on the next questions: How straightforward is it to arrange? How straightforward is the toothbrush head to placed on? Are the controls conveniently situated and straightforward to make use of? Is the toothbrush straightforward to cost? Is the app intuitive? Is the design ergonomic and straightforward to carry? Is it heavy or light-weight? Did the toothbrush create a multitude whereas in use? Does its dimension take up an excessive amount of area?