Oral-B Electric Toothbrushes as Christmas Gifts

Oral-B Genius 9000 Electric Toothbrush review

You might have already seen that we’re writing a series to help you with Teens, Tweens and Other Hard To Buy For people at Christmas time (or any other time really!). We were therefore very excited when the team at Oral-B got in touch to see if we’d like to add their range of electric toothbrushes to our list. Yes please!

We started this gift guide for ‘Teens Tweens and Hard To Buy For’s‘ as our own boys are at that difficult, not really into toys anymore, kind of stage. But would young boys really appreciate an electric toothbrush as a present?

Star Wars Themed Oral-B Electric Toothbrush review gift idea
Star Wars Themed Oral-B Electric Toothbrush

YES!

That’s the simple answer, in my experience. My boys were SO excited to receive new electric toothbrushes. This is a win on several levels. Firstly, the fun character designs made them feel that this really was a cool gift – Hugo chose Star Wars and Toby chose Marvel Avengers. There are also more designs available, including Frozen. It was also cool because it was a gadget. It was electric, it had power! What’s not to like?

Frozen Themed Oral-B Electric Toothbrush Review Gift Ideas
Frozen Themed Oral-B Electric Toothbrush

It was also a win for me as a parent, as my kids have never been so keen to brush their teeth, and to brush them well. Can you imagine the parenting win that is your children begging to be able to brush their teeth?! So in my humble opinion, an electric toothbrush is definitely a good gift.

Of course, that’s not all. Mummy got a fabulous gift too. I was lucky enough to get to try out the gorgeousness that is the Oral-B Genius 9000. This is absolute electric toothbrush Royalty – have no doubt.

Oral-B Genius 9000 Electric Toothbrush Review Gift Guide
Oral-B Genius 9000 Electric Toothbrush – the latest thing!

This baby has all the looks, and the technology to go with it! So excited was I, that I actually just let it sit in the box for a while and looked at it. It’s a really cool piece of kit, and even the packaging screams quality. So I decided to make a little unboxing video – partly because the packaging and the product itself look so good, and partly because you really don’t need to watch me brushing my teeth! No, not my finest moment! So here is the packaging and the unboxing:

The technology behind the Oral-B Genius 9000 is indeed genius! You can link it to your phone via an app (from App Store or Google Play), and you can make sure that you are covering all the right areas in your brushing as well as doing it for the right length of time. There is even a phone holder which you can stick to the mirror, and a travel case which charges your toothbrush and phone. Talk about thinking of everything!

Travel case and phone charger of Oral-B Genius 9000
Travel case and phone charger

There is a ‘smart ring’ light on the toothbrush which has various functions, from an operating and timer light, to a Bluetooth indicator, and a pressure sensor indicator. There are also various brushing modes you can select – daily clean, pro clean, sensitive, 3D white, gum care, and tongue clean. Plus, it has four different brush heads included, and a brush holder. I told you – they think of everything!

So that’s the technical bit, the science part. The other thing is that in use, it is fantastic. I have mine set to the ‘professional’ setting, which gives a short buzz every 30 seconds to advise you to move onto the next section of your mouth, then a number of buzzes to tell you that your two minutes of brushing is up. It is so easy and intuitive. Even though you are applying hardly any pressure, the subsequent mouth feel is fabulous. My teeth feel wonderfully clean, smoother and fresher than they have in years. I feel confident that my teeth have been cleaned properly too, which is very reassuring.

But the other important part is that this toothbrush looks like a great gift. It is sleek. It is indulgent. It’s something high quality which feels like a treat, and that you probably wouldn’t buy every day.

Oral-B Genius 9000 Electric Toothbrush review
Oral-B Genius 9000 Electric Toothbrush

Perhaps you’re wondering if an electric toothbrush would make an appropriate gift? I’d say absolutely. I’d be delighted to receive this. I WAS delighted to receive this! It feels like the latest thing, and it’s something I don’t have already. Most women have a hairdryer and straighteners, most men have an electric shaver. This is different.

You may have seen some advertising about the Oral-B Genius – 9000. There are lots of special deals around at the moment (because this is such a great gift, peeps!).

Oral B Genius 9000: Amazon’s Black Friday Deal of the Day**

“This ground-breaking electric toothbrush is on sale at a huge discount – from £280 to £99.99– and makes for a truly perfect gift this Christmas.

Key features of the Oral B GENIUS 9000:

·        Works in conjunction with the Oral-B app via bluetooth, and is the first to offer Position Detection Technology which tracks brush position, ensuring all zones in the mouth are evenly brushed

·        Comes with Oral-B’s iconic round-brush heads. For the best clean, best gum health, and for superior whitening from day one, with oscillating-rotating-pulsating technology.

·        Triple Pressure Sensor Technology measures the pressure applied through the brush head, and alerts you when the pressure is too high

·        The Oral-B app also shows you your Dental Care journey; providing recommendations and tips based on your individual goals

·        Includes an innovative Smart Travel Case, which charges both your toothbrush and smartphone

You will find this amazing deal on Boots [here] for Rose Gold and [here] for Black, for the discounted price of £99.99*. 

 Available in Black, White and Rose Gold (Rose Gold is exclusive  Boots). ” 

*Prices correct at time of publishing and subject to change

**Affiliate link to Amazon

Disclaimer: We were sent the toothbrushes for the purpose of this review, but all opinions and associated excitement are entirely our own.

Oral-B Genius 9000 Electric Toothbrush review and gift guide
Pin for later – Oral-B Genius 9000 review

 

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16 Replies to “Oral-B Electric Toothbrushes as Christmas Gifts”

  1. We all have oral b toothbrushes and love them. They really do make a difference to your teeth. We have used them for years and I think our 5 year old’s especially helps him do a better job with his teeth which is crucial at that age. We are really loyal to the brand at this point!

    1. That’s great to hear Nyomi – we are definitely converts too. Couldn’t go back now!

  2. This is a nifty little gadget with some very clever tools isn’t it? I can think of oooh….at least 5 close friends (gadget fans!) who would like this bad boy, including myself. Lovely video – but next time it would be great to see your lovely face 🙂 xxxx
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    1. Thank you Lauretta, but I’m just too shy (and desperate for my hair done!) xx

  3. I would love to get an electric toothbrush for all our family members. I especially love the frozen one. It would be great for Sylvia.
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    1. Oh yes, I’m sure she’d love it. It’s amazing how much my boys love theirs!

  4. Oh wow I need one of these in my life. I keep thinking of getting an electric toothbrush but never get round to it, I think the price puts me off but I know they clean better than manual so think I will treat myself in January sales x #weekendblogshare
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    1. Oh I hope you do Jenni, I think they are amazing! Such a difference!

  5. I would definitely be happy with one of these as a Christmas gift (especially the Rose Gold one)! I think it’s a great idea!

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    1. Oh good, thanks Jenny. I’m not too sad getting all excited about it then?!

  6. OMG! They look so good! I reckon any kid would love brushing their teeth with that! I could buy the Star Wars version for Grumpy Boyfriend. He is a huge fan… to my despair! And I could do with Frozen, why not? Thanks so much for linking up at #KCACOLS. Hope you come back again next Sunday.

    1. Haha great idea! Although you deserve the pretty rose gold grown up one!!

  7. I have a “standard ” electric toothbrush which is good, but I would love to get one of these for Christmas. I cannot believe the amount of technology that goes into these brushes now.
    #KCACOLS

    1. I know, it’s mindblowing Ali! (Hope Santa is reading that you’d love one of these!)

  8. This looks great and what a massive discount at the moment. Ideal as a pressie like you say, fab review!:)

    Mainy

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    1. Thanks Mainy x

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