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Philips’ Sonicare toothbrushes show efficacy in clinical trials

21st October 2010

Philips has revealed results from several clinical trials demonstrating the oral health benefits of using its Sonicare range of toothbrushes.

The firm has published results from three separate studies which show the advantages of its power toothbrush line compared to conventional brushes, as well as its high approval rating among dental professionals, reports Dentistry.co.uk.

One trial conducted at the University of North Carolina showed that using the Sonicare FlexCare Plus brush can help to combat the effects of periodontitis, while another demonstrated the efficacy of the manoeuvrable ProResults brush head.

Meanwhile, the third trial revealed that more than 75 percent of dental professionals polled in the UK, Netherlands and Denmark are happy with the performance of ProResults.

Dr Joerg Strate, vice-president of clinical and scientific affairs for Philips Oral Healthcare, said: "These products help patients to successfully address their oral care needs even if they are suffering from a compromised situation or particular treatment conditions."

Earlier this month, the company confirmed that it will acquire oral care products company Discus Holding, manufacturer of the Zoom and BriteSmile product lines.ADNFCR-8000103-ID-800134788-ADNFCR

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