Today's best electric toothbrush deal: save over £200 on Philips Sonicare and £165 on Oral B Smart 6

Get one of the best electric toothbrushes you can buy for just £89

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We are always telling you: never pay full price for an electric toothbrush. They're always on sale. All you have to do is wait for the right one for you to get one of its very regular discounts. Did you pay full price for your last electric toothbrush? Then you're a damn fool, and should feel ashamed, and bad.

Philips Sonicare ProtectiveClean 6100 | £89.99 | Was £299.99 | Save £210

Well, this is currently T3's top-ranking electric toothbrush, and praise comes no higher than that, short of a visit from the Nobel Prize committee. This uses Philips' legendary sonic waves to gently vibrate your teeth to zingy cleanliness and your gums to rosy pink health.

Philips promises, 'whiter teeth in just 1 week vs a manual toothbrush', which is a fair boast. With 3 cleaning modes and 3 intensity settings (plus a pressure sensor to prevent you brushing/pressing too hard) the ProtectiveClean 6100 is versatile but not overly complicated. You also get a travel case and 'bonus brush head', making a grand total of 2.

At this price, it's a fantastic gift for yourself or someone else. The deal is described as 'time limited', so don't hang about.View Deal

Oral B Smart 6 | £54.49 | Was £219.99 |Save £165.50 | Today only

This trumps the Philips by having 3 brush heads, and uses Oral-B's time-honoured rotary brush motion to scoop away plaque and bits of spinach. We prefer Philips' sonic attack, which feels a bit like a small swarm of friendly bees cleaning your mouth but nonetheless, this is another excellent brush, with a huge discount on its RRP.

Several Smart 6 variants and bundles are available in this sale – we favour the one with a screen showing a countdown timer and a face, which begins to smile and wink at you if you brush for long enough. That's great encouragement. This deal ends soon, so don't dilly dally.

This is slightly pricier, but an even better Oral-B deal

Oral-B Genius 9000, now at a genius price too

Amazon has a new 'brush of the day' deal most days it seems, but one deal keeps on running: a deep discount on Oral-B's range-topping Genius 9000. Presumably the slightly iffy 'smart' element of this has not proved a hit and so Oral B is dumping stock but the fact is that you can ignore the 'smart' stuff entirely and still have one of the best electric toothbrushes money can buy… For a hell of a lot less money than this time last year.

At just shy of £90, this remains our number one toothbrush tip.