There's no question that I consider an electric toothbrush to be absolutely indispensable. It's table stakes in the card game of dental hygiene, and I've used an electric brush daily for the last 20 or 30 years. The problem is that they're so darned expensive. I recently considered plunking down well over $200 for a smart toothbrush -- which despite bearing the logo of a major brand, didn't even have the ADA Seal of Acceptance. Seriously? I'm glad I came to my senses, becauseright now. Be sure to click the coupon on the product page and apply promo code LERJRY3Q at checkout.
I've come to see Fairywill as a brand that dependably offers a great value in electric toothbrushes. Each model seems cheaper than the next, and every one I've tried has worked great. The D7 usually sells for just $26, which is a good deal right out of the gate. But it comes with three brush heads, which adds up to nine months of use for less than $16 with the discount (in case you need a reminder, you should swap out your brush head every three months).
The brush itself runs for about four hours between charges (which should give you about a month of use, give or take). It includes a two-minute timer with a brief pause every 30 seconds so you know when you've brushed long enough, and you can switch among five brushing modes. And despite the low price, you'll find this brush (model number 507) listed on the ADA website as bearing the official ADA Seal of Acceptance. A lot of high-end, brands-you-grew-up-with toothbrushes don't have that.
I do have one complaint with the D7, and Fairywill brushes in general: The USB charging cable is proprietary. That's annoying, because you only need the cable once a month or so, which gives you many opportunities to lose it.
There are three models to choose from: black, pink and white. The pink and white versions cost $4 more, so be sure to pick black for the lowest price overall. Also, everyone knows that black toothbrushes look the best anyway.
First published earlier this year. Updated with the latest deal.
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