Sonicare FlexCare Plus HX6972

Philips Sonicare FlexCare Plus HX6921/02 Electric Toothbrush Review

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I am very particular about my oral hygiene, that’s why I’ve always been interested in toothbrushes, particularly on those electric and rechargeable ones.

I am always on the lookout for good and new electronic toothbrushes which can make my mouth healthier. However, with the full range of rechargeable toothbrushes available in the market, often choosing the best tooth brush is confusing.

This is why I decided to write reviews of the electronic tooth brushes that I’ve already tried and used.

In my reviews, I try to give comprehensive pros and cons report on specific brands and if it’s worth your money.

One of the best models I have tried out is Philips Sonicare FlexCare Plus rechargeable electric toothbrush from Philips. It was my Philips model of choice before the Sonicare DiamondClean was released.

So, read on to know my verdict on this model and if it’s worth your money.Sonicare FlexCare Plus HX6972

Philips Sonicare FlexCare Plus Features

With all the various electronic and rechargeable toothbrushes promising you an above average mouth cleaning experience, I can say that I’ve been disappointed a few times.

But with the FlexCare Plus toothbrush from Philips, I can truly attest that it delivers what it promises, with great results.

With its Patented Sonic Technology, using this toothbrush can thoroughly clean your teeth and gums, giving you a healthier mouth as if you had just gone to the dentist. The Sonic Technology is designed to get rid of those hard to reach plaques, which are otherwise cannot be achieved by manual tooth brushes.

Also, regularly using this toothbrush you will whiten your teeth because of its dynamic cleaning action that can remove teeth stains that are commonly caused by drinking coffee, tea, sodas, and others.

5 Brushing Modes

In line in giving you the best dental care, this toothbrush from Philips features five cleaning modes that will cater to every user’s needs.

It has Clean Mode for your regular mouth cleaning routine.

You can turn on the Gum Care Mode to achieve overall mouth cleaning matched with gentle maintenance to problem areas.

Refresh mode is commonly used quick touch up cleaning.

For those with sensitive teeth and gums, the Sensitive Mode is for you.

And you can use the Massage Mode for gums stimulation.

QuadPacer Timer

The Philips SonicCare FlexCare Plus toothbrush also has brushing time tracker to help you know if you already achieved the time required for brushing. The tracker called the Smart Timer gives you two minutes to clean your teeth and gums and automatically stops once it strikes two minutes.

The QuadPacer, meanwhile, is a timer that splits your brushing tips in four  30 second chunks. Each chunk of time is for brushing one quadrant of your mouth, and you have covered all four.

Brush Heads

This tooth brush is compatible with two types of brush heads, the Standard and the ProResults Compact.

The Standard head is used for regular brushing for the all-around cleaning. On the other hand, the ProResults Compact brush head is used mainly for intense gum and teeth cleaning.

Another item included in this product is a set of three colored rings for marking the brush heads if the toothbrush is shared with other members of your family.


Improving Your Gums Condition

Many gum related problems are attributed to bad a brushing habit, that’s why many people opt to get electronic toothbrushes.

The Sonicare Flex Care Plus brush is clinically proven to improve your gums condition in just a couple of weeks. The Gum Mode takes into account the cleaning of your gum line, where plaques usually accumulate.

Another thing that also helps to heal the gums is the Contoured brushing head which is designed to remove the plaque in gum area effectively.

Self-Cleaning Functionality

One impressive feature of this Philips toothbrush is the ability to clean itself from bacteria and viruses.

It comes with a UV Sanitizer which sanitizes the brush head, eliminating up to 99% of bacteria and viruses using advanced technology. In a simple click of a button, the UV Sanitizer will run through a 10-minute cleaning cycle to dry the brushing head down to the bristles, leaving no bacteria alive.


Philips engineers have designed this toothbrush with maximum possible convenience and simplicity in mind.

It has an ergonomic handle so that users can efficiently use the toothbrush, without any effort.

The brush heads can be easily removed and attached.  It also has a built-in LCD display that shows the name of the mode you are currently using, and a battery indicator so you’ll know if it has enough battery. The battery of this brush usually lasts up to three weeks before recharging is required.

Customer Reviews

Coming Soon!

Philips Sonicare DiamondClean vs FlexCare Plus vs FlexCare Platinum

Comparison of these brushes coming soon!

What’s In The Box?

When you purchase this product, you will get the following items:

  • 1 toothbrush handle (model HX6950)
  • 2 ProResults Brush Heads
  • 3 Brush Head Color Rings
  • 1 UV Sanitizer
  • 1 Multi-Voltage Charger with UV Sanitizer and 1 Multi-Voltage Travel Charger
  • 2 Hygienic Travel Caps
  • 1 Hard Travel Case