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Electric toothbrush fell in toilet

My sonicare toothbrush just fell in the toilet bowl. It wasn't in there for more than a second or two. I threw out the removeable brushhead. I ran the body under hot water and wiped it down several times with bleach, but to use it again, in my mouth of all places? I'm not sure. It does still work and would be expensive to replace, but it was in toilet water. My question then is, should I continue to use it, and is there anything else I should or can do to further decontaminate it? Thanks [more inside]
posted by en el aire on Feb 28, 2014 - 20 answers

Ultrasonic toothbrushes: Which has least noise/vibration?

Which ultrasonic toothbrush has the least noise and vibration? This is for my 12-lb dog, who has a correspondingly small head. He's already great about letting me brush with a manual toothbrush, which I do nightly, but still had some periodontal pockets at his recent dental cleaning. I think I can get him to accept an ultrasonic one if I introduce it very gradually, but I want to get the gentlest one possible. Related issues inside. [more inside]
posted by HotToddy on Oct 8, 2013 - 10 answers

Should I replace the brush head now or can I wait?

The reminder bristles on my Sonicare brush head have already faded to the halfway point. Is it wise to continue using it until the 3-month mark or should I switch to the next unused brush head? [more inside]
posted by neitherly on Nov 27, 2012 - 8 answers

if only I had the warranty...

My Sonicare toothbrush is not working correctly. What might be wrong? [more inside]
posted by leedly on Feb 16, 2012 - 4 answers

Do all electric toothbrushes get moldy?

Why is my Oral-B electric toothbrush's head moldy? Would a Sonicare have the same problem? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Dec 14, 2011 - 18 answers

Replacing Sonicare Toothbrush Battery

I own a Sonicare Toothbrush. The battery has now died. Phillips used to replace these toothbrushes for about 75% of their original cost. However, Phillips now has suspended this practice. Would anyone know of a small independent company that would repair my Sonicare by replacing the dead battery? Thanks in advance.
posted by Mckoan1 on Sep 30, 2011 - 3 answers

Sonicare, Clarisonic, Supersonic, Sonic the Hedgehog

I love my Sonicare toothbrush so much I wanna marry it. Will I feel the same way about the Clarisonic Mia's effect on my skin? [more inside]
posted by stellaluna on May 11, 2011 - 12 answers

The buyer's remorse...I have it.

SonicareFilter: Can I charge an Essence model brush with an Elite model charger? [more inside]
posted by gnutron on Nov 23, 2009 - 3 answers

What should I replace my Sonicare with?

My Sonicare toothbrush is dying. Please help me replace it. [more inside]
posted by Solomon on Jan 5, 2009 - 10 answers

Sonicare Vibrates Toothpaste Right Off of It ...

I recently bought a Sonicare. I like how it makes my teeth feel cleaner than they had been, and anecdotal evidence from others suggests it's going to help my gums. But I really can't figure out how the toothpaste works with this thing. [more inside]
posted by WCityMike on May 7, 2008 - 10 answers

My dentist is expenive enough...

I have a Sonicare HX7300 toothbrush, which is great. But the heads for it are so expensive, which isn't so great. [more inside]
posted by Solomon on Nov 10, 2007 - 5 answers

How does the Sonicare charger work?

How does the Sonicare charger work? [more inside]
posted by smithygreg on Feb 8, 2007 - 9 answers

My Sonicare-fu is weak

Should a Sonicare toothbrush be used instead of, or in combination with regular brushing? Also, what is the best technique for using the Sonicare?
posted by letitrain on Oct 5, 2006 - 10 answers

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