Sunday, October 16, 2016


Press Sample (Affiliate Links)

There is no question that it's very important to find an effective toothbrush that can effectively clean teeth and gums, and electronic sonic toothbrushes definitely have a tendency to do a better job of cleaning than standard manual toothbrushes. I have used a wide variety of electric toothbrushes over the years, but I was the most excited about trying the FOREO ISSA HYBRID SONIC TOOTHBRUSH. I love the innovative modern design, the ergonomic handle for comfortable use and the combination of gentle silicone bristles that surround the inner core of PBT polymer bristles. 

The silicone bristles gently and effectively clean gums while the combination of silicone bristles and PBT polymer bristles do a remarkable job cleaning my teeth. On the back of the brush one finds a series of raised ridges that were specifically designed to clean the tongue, and it does so quite effectively and efficiently because of their shape in conjunction with the sonic vibration.

I use my FOREO ISSA HYBRID SONIC TOOTHBRUSH in Lavender every single day, except when I am traveling light, and I can say that it is gentle enough so as not to be rough on my teeth, gums and tongue, but powerful enough to thoroughly clean without stripping, and it does a formidable job removing plaque, whitening my teeth and leaving my mouth feeling exceedingly well cleaned. I use a variety of toothpastes from the whitening variety to normal drugstore brands, and the end result is consistently high performing. 

I have not tried the all silicone brush head that FOREO makes, but the FOREO ISSA HYBRID is definitely my preference since I find that the silicone bristles alone don't provide enough friction for my liking when it comes to cleaning my teeth. I really like for my teeth to feel ultra clean, and for me the inner core of PBT polymer bristles provide the requisite degree of tension against the teeth to remove food particles, stains and plaque.

If you are looking to buy yourself a sonic toothbrush, or were planning to buy one for someone on your holiday gift list, then the FOREO ISSA HYBRID SONIC TOOTHBRUSH is definitely worth your consideration.

AVAILABLE COLORS: Lavender, Cool Black, Cobalt Blue and Mint.
According to FOREO,

The FOREO ISSA Hybrid Sonic Toothbrush provides a more vigorous brushing experience for those with more plaque buildup. Its brush head features gentle silicone bristles for use on the gum area and PBT polymer bristles on the inner segment of the brush head to cover the surface area of the teeth. The brush head's unique cross design offers both a massage and gentle clean on the gums as well as a stronger cleaning experience.

The ISSA™ Hybrid Brush is designed with soft, gentle silicone bristles for the gum area, while integrating PBT polymer bristles on the inner segment of the brush head cover the surface area of the teeth. This unique cross-design both massages and provides gums with a gentle cleaning as well as a stronger cleaning experience—making it perfect for those who have more plaque buildup. Its 3D flexible brush head allows it to reach every crevice of the mouth. 
Suggested Usage: 
-Use with regular toothpaste. 
-After applying brush head, turn your ISSA™ Hybrid on using the center button. 
-Adjust speed and use like a manual toothbrush. The pulsations will pause every 30 seconds indicating it is time to move to a new quadrant of the mouth. 
-Two minutes of use, twice daily is recommended. 
-Foreo recommendation: anyone who suffers from a serious dental condition should consult their dentist before using this product. 
-For those with more sensitive gums, use the original ISSA silicone-only brush head.
USB travel charger.
Toothbrush Measurements: 1 1/4" x 7 3/4"
The light at the bottom indicates that the FOREO ISSA HYBRID is on.
   Note the combination of gentle silicone bristles that surround the inner core of PBT polymer bristles. 
The silicone bristles are very soft and forgiving on sensitive teeth and gums
The back of the brush features a tongue cleaner
Directions: Use with regular toothpaste. Turn on your ISSA using the center button. Adjust speed and use like a manual toothbrush. The pulsations will pause every 30 seconds, indicating that it's time to move to a new quadrant of the mouth. FOREO recommends brushing for two minutes a day morning and night.

1. Apply Toothpaste: Use your regular toothpaste and turn the ISSA on.

2. Brush your teeth in the same way as you would with a manual toothbrush for 2 minutes using circular movements.

3. Rinse your mouth and the ISSA with water.

4. Use the ISSA Tongue Cleaner to finish your oral-care routine.
Overall Assessment: I am so happy with my FOREO ISSA HYBRID SONIC TOOTHBRUSH, and highly recommend it if you are looking for a high quality, effective sonic toothbrush. It's a great gift idea for this holiday season as well.

$199.00 from FOREO (Affiliate Links).
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  1. I love my Foreo Luna for my face. This hybrid looks intriguing and very attractive!

    1. I love my FOREO LUNA too! FOREO makes such amazing products, and this ISSA HYBRID does not disappoint!

  2. The color you got is so cute! I love the foreo luna.

  3. I love how this looks! I've never tried the Foreo!

    1. It's definitely worth having, and I a super happy with the results!

  4. Replies
    1. It is such a wonderful sonic toothbrush!

  5. This is such an interesting gadget. I love that colour too!

    1. It really is, and it really makes your teeth feel good!

  6. It's good to see that they have approved the design of this toothbrush

    1. Yes, I think that it was a really good idea to have changed it from an all silicone head to a combination of silicone and polymer bristles. I never tried the original head, but the interior polymer bristles are what really clean the teeth.

  7. What a cool device! I'm glad to see they improved things!

    1. It really is, and this brush head seems to be much better.

  8. I didn't like the original very much but the hybrid looks promising!

    1. I think you can simply purchase the hybrid replacement brush head! I remember reading lots of reviews from people who didn't find the all-silicone original bus head all that effective.


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