Unlike the other top models the FlexCare Platinum has only three instead of the usual five plaster, located on Clean, White and Gumcare, on the one minute refresh mode and the Sensitive program is, however, omitted. For this you can choose three levels of intensity for each of the three programs, unlike the other Sonicare top models at the FlexCare Platinum, what the sensitive mode of the other models is not only unnecessary, but is very pleasant, because the intensity level at any time during the can change the current program and then each current (plaster) can be adapted necessity. In contrast, however, the respective cleaning mode can not be changed during operation but must be selected before commissioning the brush.
In contrast to the Oral-B, however, the FlexCare Platinum on each after reaching the respective program duration automatically, at least I feel a disadvantage, since one can certainly have every now and then feel the need to brush a little longer. While this is no problem with the Oral-B Models, the Sonicare must in that case be re-turned, as it this abe only a button press requires this is not a serious weakness.
And while we're at sonic toothbrushes for differences between Oral-B rotary toothbrushes and Sonicare, the latter have due to design a significantly lower Betreibsgeräusch where and should be mentioned here explicitly, condemned the operation sound of the FlexCare Platinum for a sonic toothbrush very much, if not to say is quiet. So I can easily during toothbrushing a newscast in low volume listening without having to turn the radio loud to understand everything.
Like all expensive electric toothbrushes has the Philips Sonicare HX9170 / 10 FlexCare Platinum via a built-in timer device which displays by a short reinforced vibrate when the plaster Quadrant must be changed.
However, unlike all other Sonicare Toothbrushes FlexCare Platinum also has a pressure control feature, which also indicates by a vibration shock when you press down too hard and so Gefajhr runs itself and mainly the gums to the injured, especially for older children but also for people the less practiced imm handling electric toothbrushes are this is very useful.
Like most other Sonicare models also features the FlexCare Platinum over a sogennnaten familiarization mode in which the Clean program (and only there) the intensity within the first two weeks of initial use is increased slowly, this course is also deactivated.
As for the Veararbeitung and feel, so can the Philips Sonicare HX9170 / 10 FlexCare Platinum nothing to be desired, is she still made of high quality synthetic material which which is ribbed on the back, thus ensuring that it is always safe lieght in hand and even with wet hands there is no risk that the toothbrush or supply, one slipping while brushing. The front and the three control knobs made of metal, what the feel of the Philips Sonicare HX9170 / 10 FlexCare Platinum still zusätlich enhances and gives an almost classy touch.
Since the FlexCare Platinum has only three buttons, the operation gestalltet self-explanatory and intuitive. The display of cleaning program and intensity level is very easy to read. However, this is not to display the battery state is with three tiny dots not only very difficult to read but also very inaccurate.
One battery charge lasts for just over three weeks at 2 x 2 minutes brushing covering not only manufacturer's instructions are still slightly surpassed, but a real fable value is achieved during the day. After complete discharge of the battery but also requires 24 hours of the socket until it is fully charged which is anything but a mythical value, on the contrary. On the other hand this weakness falls in Alltagf of little consequence, as the handset is placed in the normal case after each cleaning to the very compact Ladesation with inntergriertem UV-Cleaner. And since in addition to a hardcover shell also a compact travel charger is included in delivery, it should come to a complete discharge in practice very rarely.
Whether you need the above-mentioned UV equipment for the disinfection of the brushes or not, there can be worthy of debate, but also two dustproof storage places for the brush heads are integrated into this, which is why it offers definitely the version with the UV unit to . Buy
Speaking of brush heads fit naturally on all brush heads the Sonicare range, and I prefer the supplied Intercare brush heads over all other, as they provide the best cleaning result and in contrast to the also very thorough DiamondClean brush heads after my feel something already in yourself for your teeth and gums are.
If last but not least but the most important to note that the cleaning result of Philips Sonicare HX9170 / 10 FlexCare Platinum all doubt is raised and the Oral-B PRO 7000 is noticeably superior to my feeling, because the FlexCare Platinum particular the interdental spaces better achieved.
Yes for me the Philips Sonicare HX9170 / 10 FlexCare toothbrush really is currently the best on the market, which not only combines all the important functions and features of an electric toothbrush in itself but is also very well thought out and intuitive to use.
That will still only four instead of five stars is the few small weaknesses geschguldet which make up everyday but hardly noticeable, but / let the Philips Sonicare HX9170 10 FlexCare just only appear almost perfect.