ORAL B TRIUMPH 5500 D34
$249, from major electrical stores Brush modes: Daily Clean, Deep Clean, Sensitive, Whitening, Massage DESIGN This toothbrush had the chunkiest handle, but it wasn’t too uncomfortable to grip. FEATURES It comes with three interchangeable round brush heads with different bristle configurations – to brush, whiten and clean in-between teeth. You can even buy additional ones to clean your dental braces or freshen your tongue. Included is a rectangular monitor that you can mount to the wall at your basin. It syncs to the toothbrush, and shows icons of brush modes, brush duration, and a sad face when I was brushing too hard – interesting but not terribly useful. For each mode, the toothbrush beeps after two minutes of use. PERFORMANCE The vibration from this toothbrush was the strongest, so the Sensitive mode was most comfortable for me. The round brush heads didn’t reach the back of the mouth as easily as the slim rectangular ones of the others, but its soft bristles cleaned equally well. VERDICT Cleans well, with a more powerful action for those who like a more vigorous brush.