Philips Launches the New Sonicare ProtectiveClean Electric Toothbrush Range Offering an Amazingly Effective, yet Gentle Clean

STAMFORD, Conn., July 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Philips Sonicare launches the new Philips Sonicare ProtectiveClean toothbrush range, its newest electric toothbrushes designed for users who want an effective, yet gentle clean. Featuring unique pressure sensors, Philips Sonicare ProtectiveClean offers three models that alert users when they are applying too much pressure, for a brushing experience that delivers healthier gums, cleaner teeth and a whiter smile.

An effective, yet gentle clean
Philips Sonicare ProtectiveClean is designed to address consumer concerns that brushing with their existing toothbrush could be damaging their teeth and gums in the process. Further, the three models in the range allow users to choose a model that helps address their specific oral healthcare needs:

Each model features advanced sonic technology, with 31,000 brushstrokes per minute. Philips Sonicare’s unique sonic sweeping motion is carefully calibrated to create gentle microbubbles that reach deep between teeth to provide an exceptional clean feeling.

“At Philips Sonicare, we believe there is always a way to make life better, and that includes offering new, innovative products in our portfolio,” said Alexander Harris, Senior Marketing Director, Philips Oral Healthcare. “We understand that consumers want to protect their teeth and gums, while also achieving an exceptional clean in between dental visits. With this new innovation, we are able to provide an effective, at-home solution that can also be easily used on the go.”

New BrushSync technology
All three brush heads – Optimal Plaque Control, Optimal Gum Care and DiamondClean – now feature new BrushSync technology, to notify users with a light on the handle when it’s time to swap out their brush head for maximum efficacy. A built-in microchip in the handle connects automatically with the brush head to select the optimal cleaning mode and intensity setting. For consumers who prefer a further customized brushing experience, Philips Sonicare ProtectiveClean 5100 and 6100 include three cleaning modes: Clean, Gum Care and White. Philips Sonicare ProtectiveClean 6100 is also equipped with three intensity settings.

Philips Sonicare ProtectiveClean 4100 Plaque Control ($69.99), Philips Sonicare ProtectiveClean 5100 Gum Health ($89.99) and Philips Sonicare ProtectiveClean 6100 Whitening ($129.99) are now available in various colors on and, as well as major retailers. Philips Sonicare ProtectiveClean 5100 and 6100 models also include a travel case so users can keep their toothbrush fully charged for an effective, yet gentle clean on the go.

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About Royal Philips
Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) is a leading health technology company focused on improving people’s health and enabling better outcomes across the health continuum from healthy living and prevention, to diagnosis, treatment and home care. Philips leverages advanced technology and deep clinical and consumer insights to deliver integrated solutions. Headquartered in the Netherlands, the company is a leader in diagnostic imaging, image-guided therapy, patient monitoring and health informatics, as well as in consumer health and home care. Philips’ health technology portfolio generated 2017 sales of EUR 17.8 billion and employs approximately 74,000 employees with sales and services in more than 100 countries. News about Philips can be found at

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