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Shyn Sonic Review

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Our Verdict

A good toothbrush that performs as well as you would hope with some nice features.

The battery life isn’t as great as I would have hoped.  The pressure sensor and brushing intensity options are also implemented in a slightly unusual way.

Owning Shyn is a bit like owning a Sonicare toothbrush, only you get more for less and the ability to subscribe for regular brush head deliveries.


  • Stylish & smart looking brush
  • Timer & pacer built-in
  • Pressure sensor
  • Travel case
  • Only works when brush head attached
  • Price
  • American Dental Association approved


  • Battery life
  • Pressure sensor only works in certain situations
  • Confusing brushing intensity settings
  • Lack of grips
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The 3 BIG questions about the Shyn sonic electric toothbrush

If you are short of time, the answers to the following 3 questions should let you know all you need to about the Shyn electric toothbrush.  If I have missed something, let me know in the comments.

If you want more detail, you can read my full Shyn daily sonic electric toothbrush review further down the page.

1. Is there anything drastically wrong with this toothbrush?

There is most definitely nothing drastically wrong with this toothbrush.  

It looks and performs admirably considering the price.

2. Which other brushes should I consider?

If a subscription based toothbrush is what you are after, then it makes sense to consider the similarly featured Burst Oral Care toothbrush.

It offers similar features but it does have better battery life for a similar price.

Not too worried about subscription, then you really should consider the Sonicare ProtectiveClean 6100.

A logical alternative to Shyn, but one you are going to have to pay quite a bit more for.

Our Choice
BURST Electric Toothbrush for Adults - Charcoal Black Soft Bristle Toothbrush for Deep Clean, Stain & Plaque Removal - 3 Sonic Toothbrush Modes: Teeth Whitening, Sensitive, Massage - White
Shyn Sonic Rechargeable Electric Toothbrush - ADA Accepted - with Whitening Brush Head, Charger, and Travel Case
Philips Sonicare ProtectiveClean 6100 Rechargeable Electric Power Toothbrush, Navy Blue, HX6871/49
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BURST Electric Toothbrush for Adults - Charcoal Black Soft Bristle Toothbrush for Deep Clean, Stain & Plaque Removal - 3 Sonic Toothbrush Modes: Teeth Whitening, Sensitive, Massage - White
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Burst Oral Care
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Shyn Sonic Rechargeable Electric Toothbrush - ADA Accepted - with Whitening Brush Head, Charger, and Travel Case
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Philips Sonicare ProtectiveClean 6100 Rechargeable Electric Power Toothbrush, Navy Blue, HX6871/49
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3. Where is the best place to buy the Shyn sonic?

You will not find Shyn in every grocery store or pharmacy.  They are more of an online than an offline brand.

To ensure you get the best prices, and to subscribe, you need to head to Shyn’s own website.

You can also make a one-time purchase of the toothbrush only from Amazon.com and some dental offices around the US will also stock it.

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And now for a bit more detail…

The subscription model is very much upon us.  

Be it Amazon Prime, Spotify, Netflix, Readly, etc, the subscription based models can offer certain advantages to some of us.

Shyn is a toothbrush brand centered around offering dental health care on a subscription basis, putting themselves up against other oral subscription based toothbrushes like Quip, Burst, and Goby.

How the subscription works

You do not have to sign up to Shyn on a subscription basis, you can make one-off purchases, but the core principle the company bases itself on is this approach.

Subscribing brings cost advantages, but also the convenience of knowing replacement brush heads will be delivered at pre-set intervals.

The process of setting up the subscription with Shyn is very simple.

You choose which color brush you want and buy and which style of toothbrush head you want.

During the checkout process, you then agree to the ongoing subscription plan for the replacement brush heads, which are set to be dispatched every 3 months.

It is really the brush heads you are subscribing too, not the toothbrush itself.

You get the toothbrush delivered with a brush head, then if subscribed, 3 months later a package containing just a replacement head is delivered.

Your card is then billed every 3 months as the replacement head is dispatched.

Although 3 months is the default for replacement heads, you can login to your account after ordering and amend the subscription to 2 months if you prefer or cancel it entirely.

At the time of review, the prices are as follows:

  • White brush handle – $45
  • Black brush handle — $45
  • Cherry blossom handle – $50
  • Daily Gum Care brush head – $5
  • Anti-Plaque brush head – $5
  • Whitening brush head – $5

There are a couple of other kits/products they offer which I have not listed.

Variants of this toothbrush

There are 3 variants of this toothbrush.

Technically they are all the same.  Each offers the same cleaning modes, the same brushing action, the same handle design.

The only difference between each variant is the color of the toothbrush handle and head.

The color choices are:

  • White
  • Black
  • Cherry Blossom

Brush heads can be purchased in black and white.  There is no cherry blossom colored brush head.

What’s in the box?

  • 1 x Shyn electric toothbrush handle
  • 1 x Brush head (style depends on the option chosen)
  • 1 x Travel case
  • 1 x Charging stand 
  • 1 x Pack of 12 flossers
  • Documentation
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Key Features

  • Sonic cleaning action with 31,000 vibrations
  • Various intensity settings
  • Pressure sensor
  • Built-in timer and pacer
  • Brush head detection system

Pro & Cons

Here are what I consider to be the pros and cons of the Shyn sonic rechargeable electric toothbrush.

The Positives

  • Stylish & smart looking brush – Looks good with well thought out design touches.
  • Timer & pacer built-in – Helps encourage you and me to brush for the dentist recommended 2 minutes.
  • Pressure sensor – Alters you when you are brushing with too much force via sound.
  • Travel case – Protect the brush handle and head when on the move with a simple, yet functional travel case.
  • Only works when brush head attached – Intelligent system will not allow for the toothbrush to be turned on unless a brush head is attached.  Prevents accidental activation.
  • Price – All things considered it is a good value option for what it offers.
  • American Dental Association approved – The brush has undergone testing and approval from one of the leading bodies in dental care within the USA to achieve its seal of acceptance.

The Negatives

  • Battery life – A bit weak in comparison to the competition. Up to 14 days compared to the 3, 4 or 5 weeks of other brushes.
  • Pressure sensor only works in certain situations – Only works on certain modes and intensities.
  • Confusing brushing intensity settings – Different intensity settings for different modes.
  • Lack of grips – Little in the way of ridges or materials to help keep the brush firmly in the hand.

Design, usability, clean & general use

Companies that offer toothbrushes on subscription quite often aim to have a little of a playful/fun edge to the company.

Shyn in itself is a nice brand name because most people like their teeth to shine!

The packaging is basic and functional.  A dark blue cardboard box with the Shyn logo printed in white on it, along with the hashtag #shinedaily.

Shyn sonic box

I do quite like the slogan printed on part of the box as you open it, ‘Time to Shyn!’.

Initial impressions of the brush are good. 

It looks smart, fairly slim, it feels fairly well made too.

In fact, if I was handed this whilst blindfolded, it felt very much like I would expect a Sonicare toothbrush to feel in the hand.

As you will have seen in the variants section above, this comes in white, black and cherry blossom color options.  It is the white variant I have for this review.

Looking at the brush handle head on, it has a fairly typical layout for an electric toothbrush.

Shyn sonic electric toothbrush

The Shyn logo is positioned towards the top of the brush handle in a pale blue color.

Below this sits the round power button that sits flush to the handle.

Rather than a power icon on it, there is just a horizontally debossed line.  There is then what looks like a thin silver ring around the button but it is, in fact, an LED that lights up white.

The button provides a reasonable feedback, is not too soft or stiff to the touch.  This button is also used to cycle between the different cleaning modes on this brush.  More on those shortly.

Shyn rechargeable toothbrush buttons

Below the power button is what looks like a volume button with a + and – icon.

Standing ever so slightly proud of the brush handle body, this is the control for the intensity of the brushing modes.

Beneath this, in the lower third of the handle are the names of the 4 different cleaning modes.

  • Clean
  • White
  • Sensitive
  • Massage

Each of these is backlit with a white light when selected.

Shyn toothbrush cleaning modes

At the very bottom of the handle is a silver ring, which has an LED in it that sits horizontally, aligning with the horizontal line on the power button.  This LED gives feedback on the battery inside the handle.

Aside from the buttons, the rest of the handle is smooth to the touch, with a matt finish.  It is not a glossy white color.  

The whole handle is a perfect cylinder, with no notable grips or on the front or the back. I can’t say the brush feels slippy in hand, the matt finish to the plastic helps, but it is not as secure feeling in hand compared to some other toothbrushes.

The only other notable item on the body of the handle are the 2 raised plastic notches on the back, right at the base of the handle.  These stop the toothbrush rolling on a flat surface.

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The base of the toothbrush is flat, with a recess in it, into which the prong on the charging stand fits to recharge the brush.

The base is silver in color and the toothbrush will stand upright on a flat surface.

At the top of the handle, where the brush head attaches is another silver colored plastic panel.  In the center of the panel is where the metal shaft extends. This is what the brush head attaches to and itself is connected to the motor inside the brush handle.

Inside the handle is the rechargeable NiMH battery, brush motor and electronics needed to make this toothbrush function. It is not designed to be opened by you or me as users, should anything ever go wrong.

Base of Shyn electric toothbrush

This design does allow the toothbrush to be considered water resistant.  It actually says on the base of the brush ‘Do not immerse in water’ but Shyn says in their FAQs that you can use it in the shower.  Essentially a rinse of the brush handle is fine, but don’t let it sink to the bottom of the bath.

Provided in the box is a single brush head.  The style will depend on what you chose at the time of purchase.  If you didn’t then the Whitening head is provided as standard.

Your choices are:

  • Whitening
  • Anti-Plaque
  • Gum Care
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Essentially they are designed to do different things as described by Shyn:

  • Anti-Plaque – Our high-density bristle design and Advanced Clean tip removes up to 7x more plaque compared to a manual toothbrush. 
  • Gum Care – Go easy on your gums. With extra-soft bristles and a Gentle Clean tip, this brush head is designed to improve gum health and clean effectively along the gum line. 
  • Whitening – Brighten up your look. Highly effective diamond-shaped bristles whiten teeth in just 1 week, while the slim, angled neck offers superior plaque removal. 

When it comes down to it, you can use any for everyday cleaning.

If you have particularly sensitive teeth or gums, then the gum care head might be slightly better due to the extra soft bristles.

I have the whitening brush head for this review.

Each head simply pushes onto and pulls off of the metal shaft.  You do not need to twist or lock them into place.

Shyn toothbrush head

A clever little trick that Shyn have built into the toothbrush is that it will not turn on without a brush head being attached.  This stops the brush from being accidentally activated when in a bag for example when traveling.

It is recommended that you replace the brush head every 3 months on average. Shyn have what they call  “Replace-Me” bristles on your brush head that will fade after about 3 months of use to remind you to replace the brush head. This is good to see.

The heads are a similar size and style to that of Sonicare.

In fact, there is a lot of similarity to Sonicare because this is a sonic toothbrush, the brushing technology is the same.   In fact, the motor provides up to 31,000 brush strokes per minute, just like a Sonicare toothbrush. And the sensation when cleaning is just the same.

When powered on, it produces a similar sound, an audible humming/vibrating sound.

Right side of Shyn toothbrush

To power the brush on, you press the power button.

Once the brush is running, you can press the power button again to change the cleaning mode.  You keep pressing the button to cycle through the 4 modes.

The toothbrush will remember the last mode used.  For example, if you prefer to use Massage mode each time, which is the 4th mode on the list, you don’t need to scroll through the modes each time you use it. It will remember the brushing intensity too.

As each mode is selected, the name on the brush handle will be backlit with a white light.

You can’t change the mode or brushing intensity before powering the brush on.

Power button on shyn toothbrush

The Intensity button allows you to control the level of power on each cleaning mode, so it is softer or more intense, depending on your preference.

They are configured as follows:

  • Clean –  2 minutes brushing time, 31,000+ vibrations per minute, 5 intensity levels
  • White – 2 minutes brushing time, 31,000+ vibrations per minute, 3 intensity levels
  • Sensitive –  3 minutes brushing time, 31,000+ vibrations per minute, 5 intensity levels
  • Massage – 2 minutes brushing time, 31,000+ vibrations per minute, 3 intensity levels 

It is nice to be able to control the intensity so that you can find a setting/mode that works best for you, but I don’t really understand why you don’t have the choice of 5 different intensities on each mode?!

It is the choice of 3 or 5 levels of intensity.

It is also not clear how changing the intensity affects the number of vibrations.  

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In use, you can feel the different intensity on the teeth and gums and even in the hand.

I am being picky, but it is a bit confusing.

With a Sonicare brush, that offers different intensities, there are 3 levels of intensity and you can have the high, medium or low on any of the brushing modes.

The LED ring around the power button shines brighter the higher the intensity, which is a nice touch, but it is not easy to tell what intensity setting you have selected.  

With the Sonicare ProtectiveClean 6100 for example, 3 lights on the handle make it clear you have the high intensity set.  But, when the brightness of the light is what changes it is a little trickier to tell.

Cleaning modes on Shyn toothbrush

The different modes ultimately help you find the brushing sensation that suits you best.  You don’t need all of these different options, 1 cleaning mode with 1 intensity would be fine.

It is quite common for people to brush their teeth with too much force.  A common misconception is that the harder you scrub, the better you clean the teeth when in reality this is not necessarily true.  Brushing too hard can damage the teeth and the gums.

A pressure sensor is designed to alert a user when they are applying too much pressure and in turn, stop the chances of damage occurring.

Built into the Shyn toothbrush is a pressure sensor, which is good to see, but it operates like no other pressure sensor on a toothbrush I have come across before.

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Firstly, it is switched off by default.  

To turn the pressure sensor on, long-press the power button for about 3 seconds. When you hear a beep, the sensor has been activated. 

To turn the pressure sensor off, long-press the power button for about 3 seconds. When you hear 2 beeps, the sensor has been de-activated. 

It then operates only on clean or sensitive modes when the intensity is set to level 3, 4 or 5.

It does not operate on white or massage mode or at intensity levels 1 and 2 on clean and sensitive mode.  

Why?! I don’t understand. 

If used correctly, too much pressure should not be an issue, but the reality is many still brush too hard, more often than not, because they have not been told or demonstrated otherwise.

What I can say is that Shyn perhaps has the best approach to alerting the users.  

Shy toothbrush in hand

Where others slow the brush motor, to change the sensation and turn on a light (usually red in color), the Shyn toothbrush actually makes a beeping noise a bit like an alarm clock.  I like this a lot. But, a light or a different vibration in the handle would be useful for the deaf.

What I and the rest of the team here consider to be essential to any electric toothbrush are a 2 minute timer and 30 second pacer.

I am pleased to report that the Shyn toothbrush has both of these.

Together they encourage you and me to brush for the recommended 2 minutes and do so evely because, at 30 second intervals, you get a slight change in the brushing motion to alert you that you need to change quadrant.

A vote of confidence in the Shyn toothbrush comes from the American Dental Association (ADA) as this has been granted their Seal of Acceptance. This means it has undergone testing and approval by a body of professionals to be awarded such, giving you the confidence of knowing that this is a product that performs.

I comment on the battery more in the battery life section of the review, but I can’t tell you how useful the battery status icon on the handle is.  Some of the cheaper brushes neglect such and it is a bit of a bug bare for me.

I should give a shoutout to the manual included in the box.  It is not the most comprehensive, but one of the most attractive and practical, giving basic information about the toothbrush and how to brush.

By no means essential, the inclusion of 12 individual flossers in a small plastic travel case is handy.  Something you might want to consider keeping in a bag or something to give the teeth a refresh after lunch, or of course use them as part of your usual brushing routine. Shyn does sell larger packs of 90 should you want to add these to your subscription.

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Last, but by no means least, Shyn also includes a travel case in the box.

Not all will need it, but it will hold the toothbrush handle and up to 2 brush heads.  It protects them against damage when in transit. It is an opaque plastic, hinged on one side.  It does have the Shyn logo on it and there are plenty of air holes to allow for ventilation.

Summary of design, usability, clean & general use

  • Slim, stylish brush handle
  • Lacks a few extra grips
  • Sonic cleaning action, just like a Sonicare toothbrush
  • 2 minute timer and 30 second pacer built-in
  • 4 different cleaning modes
  • Up to 5 different brushing intensities
  • Pressure sensor available
  • Implementation of brushing intensities and pressure sensor is a little odd
  • Different brush heads available
  • The brush will not turn on without a brush head attached
  • Travel case included
  • American Dental Association approved

Battery life

Different people have different opinions on the battery life they need or want from their electric toothbrush.

For the vast majority of us, the toothbrush will sit on the charging stand when not in use, so it is constantly being topped up and always ready to go.

Some people travel frequently and are unable to access a power socket for recharging regularly, so battery life is more important.

Over the last few years, there appears to have been marked improvements in battery life that most toothbrushes offer.  

Not all brands follow this trend, but where once 1-2 weeks of use on a full charge was the norm, now it is really moving more to 3+ weeks.

Oral-B is perhaps the major exception with many of their brushes still lasting only 1-2 weeks.

My personal feeling is that ideally 2 weeks really is the minimum now that you should expect from a new toothbrush.  I like the idea of going on a longer vacation and not have to worry about taking the charger for the brush.

Shyn themselves suggest that their brush will work for up to 14 days.  You can achieve this if using clean mode at level 3 intensity, apparently.

Shyn toothbrush on charging stand

The exact battery life will be dependent slightly on the mode you select and the intensity of the clean.  As the more intense the mode is, the more power that is used.

Despite multiple tests, the maximum life I achieved was 12 days. That is using the clean mode at intensity level 3.  Unfortunately, I wasn’t able to achieve 14 days.

When the clean mode was set to intensity level 5, I managed less than 10 days.

The brush is automatically set so that each cleaning mode lasts for 2 minutes.  This means a full charge can give up to 28 brushing sessions or around 56 minutes of usage time on a single charge.

Based on the above, the Shyn toothbrush just fails to hit the target I like to see.

Comparable to quite a few Oral-B brushes, but, it is well behind the likes of Philips Sonicare and Burst Oral Care which offer around 4 weeks or more from their built-in rechargeable batteries.

Shyn may argue otherwise, but part of this could be to do with the battery technology used.

Sealed inside is a Nickel Metal Hydride (NiMH) battery whilst most of the competition have moved to the use of Lithium-Ion batteries.

I am not here to discuss the merits of each, but I was a little surprised to see that Shyn used NiMH in preference to Li-ion.

The handle does provide some good battery feedback though which is nice to see.

At the bottom of the brush handle within the silver ring is an LED that illuminates as follows:

  • Solid white – Fully charged
  • Solid yellow – Low battery
  • Flashing yellow – Critically low battery
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When on charge, the LED around the power button also lights up.

  • Flashing white – Charging
  • Solid white – Fully charged

Such feedback from the battery is very useful and at least gives some kind of guide on what power remains, as it can be all to easy to forget when it was last charged.

Provided in the box is a charging stand.

About 2 times the footprint of the brush handle itself the stand has a power cable of about 4 feet in length hardwired into it.

The stand/power cord is rated for 120V. 

Perfectly suitable for the USA and Canada, you do just need to consider what you would do if you are traveling internationally to the likes of Europe.  You would need a voltage and plug adapter to use the stand.

A full charge takes up to 16 hours.

Summary of battery life

  • Built-in rechargeable NiMH battery
  • Up to 14 days use on a single charge
  • Managed only 12 days
  • Takes 16 hours to fully charge
  • Brushing mode and intensity will affect battery life
  • Charging stand provided with support for 120v
  • Battery status indicator at bottom of brush handle
    • Solid white – Fully charged
    • Solid yellow – Low battery
    • Flashing yellow – Critically low battery
  • Battery charging indicator around power button
    • Flashing white – Charging
    • Solid white – Fully charged

Price & where to buy

The price of the Shyn toothbrush and brush heads depends on what product you opt for and whether you subscribe or not.

The price difference between subscription and non-subscription options is not significant over the life of the toothbrush, but one of the key benefits to subscription is the free shipping.

Single replacement brush heads purchased as a one-off are going to incur shipping fees, that a subscription will not.

Whilst Shyn does have a number of different packages that include things like whitening strips and toothpaste, to keep things relevant and simple, I will focus on the core items.

Prices on subscription

  • White brush handle – $45
  • Black brush handle — $45
  • Cherry blossom handle – $50
  • Daily Gum Care brush head – $5
  • Anti-Plaque brush head – $5
  • Whitening brush head – $5

One-off purchase price

  • White brush handle – $50
  • Black brush handle — $50
  • Cherry blossom handle – $55
  • Daily Gum Care brush head – $6
  • Anti-Plaque brush head – $6
  • Whitening brush head – $6

To try and give some sort of benchmark, we like to price an electric toothbrush over 3 years.

Assuming you opted for the black or white colored handle and had a replacement brush head delivered every 3 months on subscription, the total cost would be $100 or 9 cents per day.

As a one-off purchase (excluding delivery fees) the cost would be $116 or 11 cents per day.

I can honestly tell you that both prices are very reasonable.

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The Burst Oral Care subscription toothbrush is very similar to Shyn and comes in at around $0.10-0.12 per day, so extremely similar in the price.

Whilst it is difficult to make a direct comparison, the Sonicare ProtectiveClean 6100 which is most similar to Shyn would cost around $198-242 or $0.18-0.22 per day.  That is essential twice the price.

Sonicare actually offers their own subscription service, but the total cost is really no different.  Maybe a few dollars saved in shipping fees.

The best prices can be achieved by going direct to Shyn’s website.

You may well be able to buy the toothbrush and the brush heads from your local dental office, but you won’t be able to subscribe to them here.

It is possible to purchase the toothbrush only (not the heads) from Amazon.com.

Ultimately, the price and what you are prepared to pay is quite possibly going to be different to me.  But, when you consider what you get for the price, even though I think the ProtectiveClean is a better toothbrush, it is hard to justify, the price premium asked.

You are getting a lot of toothbrush from Shyn for the price commanded of it.

Please note that all prices quoted are approximates and will vary based on location, supplier and time of purchase.  These figures were correct at the time of writing and should not be relied upon as hard fact, but used as a guide during your decision process.

Summary of price & where to buy

  • Prices vary between subscription and one-off purchase
  • Not a significant difference in charges
  • The typical price is $45 on subscription and $50 as a one-off purchase
  • Subscription brush heads $5 including shipping
  • Replacement brush heads off subscription $6 plus shipping
  • Works out at just $100 over 3 years, 9 cents per day
  • Burst Oral Care is almost identical in features and price
  • The Sonicare equivalent is essentially twice the price

Reliability & long term use

I have been using this toothbrush for a number of weeks for the purpose of this review, but sadly I cannot use it long term to really tell you how it will perform in 6, 9, 12 or even 18 months time.  My hope is that it will be doing just as well as it is now.

From having spent time looking at the brush and handling it, I have little in the way of concern for its reliability.  Nothing about it has me concerned, the overall fit and finish are good and the brush is solid in hand.

If you are going to subscribe to Shyn, you have little to be worried about either, because you get a lifetime warranty.

What this means is that whilst you are a paying subscriber, whether that be 6 months or 6 years after you first received the toothbrush, you will be covered by the warranty.

If you purchase Shyn as a one-off purchase, you do get a 24 month/2 year warranty which is pretty good and comparable to the leading brands.

In a worst case scenario that the toothbrush should fail, to have your defective product repaired or replaced, call 1-866-532-6041. You will be connected with a customer service representative who will provide you with a return authorization number and address to where you should ship the product


All things considered, I really like the Shyn toothbrush and could happily use this on a daily basis.

It feels and behaves much like a premium Sonicare toothbrush, but with the benefit of being quite a bit cheaper.

The battery life does let it down a little and the confusing pressure sensor and intensity setting configuration is unlike anything I have seen before.  It feels like Shyn have made it more complicated than it needed to be. Making the pressure sensor available on all modes and the same number of intensities on all brushing modes, would have gained extra points in my book.

If you are looking for a subscription based toothbrush, you could do a whole lot worse!

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Size Guide

  • Height (without head) – 7.48 inches/19cm
  • Height (with head) – 10 inches/25.5cm
  • Width – 0.86 icnhes/2.2cm
  • Thickness – 0.86 icnhes/2.2cm
  • Weight (without head) – 4.42oz/125g
  • Weight (with head) – 4.56oz/130g

All are approximates


  • Is Shyn an oscillating brush?
    • No, it is a sonic electric toothbrush.
  • What brushing/cleaning modes are available?
    • The Shyn sonic toothbrush has 4cleaning modes.  They are:
      • Clean
      • White
      • Sensitive
      • Massage
  • What brush head does Shyn come with and what alternative ones can be used?
    • You have the option to choose which brush head comes supplied if buying directly from Shyn.
    • If you fail to select one, or in all other instances, by default, the ‘Whitening’ brush head is supplied.
    • Shy offer 3 styles of brush head, they are:
      • Anti-Plaque
      • Gum Care
      • Whitening
  • Does the Shyn toothbrush have a pressure sensor?
    • Yes, it does.  You will likely have to activate it by pressing the power button for 3 seconds.
    • It only functions in the clean and sensitive mode at intensity levels 3,4 and 5.
  • Does the Shyn toothbrush have Bluetooth?
    • No, it does not.
  • Does it come with a travel case?
    • Yes, a travel case that holds the handle and up to 2 brush heads is included in the box.
  • Does it come with a charger?
    • Yes, a charging station is included with the Shyn toothbrush.
  • How long does the battery last?
    • The battery lasts up to 14 days, or 28 brushing sessions according to Shyn.
    • I managed a maximum of 12 days.
    • The exact usage time depends on the mode and intensity level selected.
  • Can I use Shyn in the shower?
    • Yes.  It can be used in the shower.
  • Does Shyn come with a warranty & how long is it?
    • If purchased new from Shyn or a stockist, it will come with a 2 year warranty. 
    • That warranty turns into a lifetime warranty, providing you remain subscribed to the service.

Your Opinions

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Let us know what you think about this brush and let others who may well be considering purchasing one know your opinions before they do.

About Jon Love

Jon is a leading voice on electric toothbrushes and has been quoted by mainstream media publications for his opinions and expertise.

Having handled & tested hundreds of products there really is very little he does not know about them.

Passionate about business and helping others, Jon has been involved in various online enterprises since the early 2000s.

After spending 12 years in consumer technology, it was in 2014 that he focused his attention on dental health, having experienced first-hand the challenge of choosing a new toothbrush.

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