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What are the brushing modes for my Sonicare toothbrush?

Updated on 2022-06-22

Your Sonicare toothbrush has different brushing modes. These modes may vary per toothbrush.

The default mode of your toothbrush is Clean. This mode provides a 2 minute brushing time and is suitable for everyday use. 

The other brushing modes are: 

  • Deep clean (3:00 minutes): this allows extra time to work on trouble spots.
  • Deep clean+ (2:00/3:00 minutes): similar to deep clean mode. When your toothbrush is connected, this mode will run for 2 minutes. The BrushPacer feedback will occur every 20 seconds. If your toothbrush is not connected, this mode runs for 3 minutes. The BrushPacer feedback will happen every 30 seconds. 
  • White (2:30 minutes): great for removing surface stains.
  • Polish (1:00 minute): ideal for smoothing the surface of your teeth.
  • Gum Care (3:00 minutes): perfect for cleaning your teeth and gums.
  • Gum Health (3:20 minutes): designed to clean and massage your gums for ideal gum health.
  • Sensitive (2:00 minutes): gentle vibrations and is suitable for sensitive teeth.
  • Tongue Care (20 seconds): clean your tongue with the TongueCare brush head.
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