Introducing Big Brusher, the toothbrush with a wireless

Introducing Big Brusher, the toothbrush with a wireless SmartGuide that tells you how well you've cleaned your teeth

Cutting edge technology to ensure the brightest smile: New Oral-B PC Triumph 5000 with SmartGuide

What on earth has happened since I last bought an electric toothbrush?
Granted, it was probably around eight years ago. But nothing could have prepared me for the Braun Oral-B Triumph 5000 Electric Toothbrush - it's gone all technical!
Forget your smart phone, this is a Smart Brush! Judging by the technology behind Braun's flagship toothbrush it wouldn't be too far-fetched to imagine customers queueing overnight for it.
For this is no ordinary toothbrush: the huge box it comes in contains a unique wireless SmartGuide device that connects to the brush wirelessly and monitors your brushing -  you could say it's Big Brusher.
It then gives you a dentist-like report on how you brushed and how you should be brushing to remove all that plaque. Like the older models, it has a timer on it so you monitor length of brush. It even documents the pressure with which you apply it to your teeth. If you put excessive pressure on your teeth, the red pressure sensor light appears.
It has several brushing modes including deep clean, whitening and massage. It also comes with a handy travel case and a wall mount so you can position your SmartGuide on the wall next to your bathroom mirror. 

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The only thing that's missing is a comfortable leather reclining chair to relax in while you're brushing. 

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When the battery is fully charged it lasts for 10 days. Additionally, its built-in battery indicator tells you when you're almost out rather than the toothbrush grinding to a halt mid-brush like in the old days.
So confident are Braun that their Triumph 5000 is the best on the market, it comes with a code which allows you to get an additional 1 year warranty to add to the 2 years standard warranty.
Oral B claims that the handset pulsates 40,000 times and rotates 8,800 times per minute to remove twice as much plaque as an ordinary manual toothbrush. In fact, it's the only toothbrush approved with a Platinum rating by the British Dental Association.
And who am I to argue? After a week's use I have to confess it feels like I've spent an afternoon with the dentist.
But with all the technology it actually takes a little of the boredom out of brushing your teeth. You even come to rely on it in the same way you do smart phones, asking yourself 'how did I ever manage before?'.
Braun Oral-B Triumph 5000 Electric Toothbrush: £179.99