Note: To keep the battery fully charged at all times, you may keep
your Philips Sonicare on the charger when not in use. It takes at least
24 hours to fully charge the battery.
Using the appliance
1 Wet the bristles and apply a small amount of toothpaste.
2 Place the toothbrush bristles against the teeth at a slight angle (45
degrees), pressing firmly to make the bristles reach the gumline or
slightly beneath the gumline (Fig. 4).
Note: Keep the center of the brush in contact with the teeth at all
3 Press the power on/off and mode button to turn on the Philips
4 Apply light pressure to maximize Philips Sonicare's effectiveness
and let the Philips Sonicare toothbrush do the brushing for you. Do
5 Gently move the brush head slowly across the teeth in a small
back and forth motion so the longer bristles reach between your
teeth. Continue this motion throughout the brushing cycle.
Note: To make sure you brush evenly throughout the mouth,
divide your mouth into 4 sections using the Quadpacer feature
(see chapter 'Features').
6 Begin brushing in section 1 (outside upper teeth) and brush for 30
seconds before you move to section 2 (inside upper teeth).
Continue brushing in section 3 (outside lower teeth) and brush for
30 seconds before you move to section 4 (inside lower teeth (Fig.
Note: When using the White mode, two additional 15 second
intervals can be used for polishing your front teeth.