How much do you spend on a toothbrush?

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  1. skinnyman

    skinnyman Well-Known Member

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    I was at the drugstore buying a toothbrush and started wondering if a $7 toothbrush really made much more of a difference over a $1 one. Do I really need a brush that has all sorts of different patterns and bristle heights and things sticking up to supposedly help clean my teeth? I'm not convinced that they perform any better, yet I only buy a toothbrush 2-3 times a year so it seems like something worth not cheaping out on.

    I ended up buying a $4 Colgate 360, was intrigued by the tongue/cheek scrubber on the back of the brush.
     


  2. sonick

    sonick Senior member

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    $100 Philips Sonicare. Plus ~$8 a pop for replacement heads.
     


  3. sho'nuff

    sho'nuff grrrrrrrr!!

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    Harold falcon Senior member

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    I bought a case of toothbrushes (144) for $20 a year ago at liquidator's place. I've still got plenty left. They are fine, I don't think any of the hi-tech toothbrush stuff matters. It's all a scam to get more money from the rubes.
     


  6. Roygbivuxg

    Roygbivuxg Senior member

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    +1 for the sonicare. Definitely a worthy investment
     


  7. gdl203

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    I haven't bought a toothbrush in many years. Get free ones from my dentist
     


  8. sho'nuff

    sho'nuff grrrrrrrr!!

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    I haven't bought a toothbrush in many years. Get free ones from my dentist

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    ruzzi Senior member

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  11. westinghouse

    westinghouse Senior member

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    A $3 toothbrush replaced every three months is all you need.
     


  12. Master-Classter

    Master-Classter Senior member

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    I got the sonicare (either the 6500 pr 9300 or something) for about $100 off ebay. One of the best items I own, seriously, I would highly encourage everyone to get a solid brush. What else could I get for $100 that I'd use 2x a day for years and see a significant improvement for?
     


  13. thekunk07

    thekunk07 Senior member

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    oral-b ten packs at costco, about $12
     


  14. Joffrey

    Joffrey Senior member

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    $15 electric toothbrush has served me well for a few years. Every few months I spend ~$10 on a 2 pack of replacement heads. One day I'll upgrade to a premium model to see the difference.
     


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    ramuman Senior member

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    I've had an Oral-B 8000 series for about 5 years now. The only thing I've ever replaced are the heads. I love it.
     


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