Does it really work?
Yes! There have been hundreds if not thousands of scientific publications that have discussed the medical benefits of light therapy. In fact, Niels Ryberg Finsen received his Noble Prize in physiology in 1903 "in recognition of his contribution of the treatment of diseases, especially Lupus vulgaris, with concentrated light radiation, whereby he has opened a new avenue for medical science." Moreover, this device has been registered as a Class 2 Medical Device in South Korea with the Ministry of Food & Safety (similar to the FDA in the US). This means that the technology has clinically been shown to treat people's oral health effectively. One third-party study validated that Bristl’s blue light killed bacteria, and a published academic journal article reported that the use of Bristl over a 4-week period significantly improved Probing Pocket Depth and Clinical Attachment.
Is Light Therapy safe?
Yes, visible spectrum light technology is a safe and 100% natural method for oral disease prevention and healing. Light therapy has been used to treat countless ailments over the past couple of thousand years. Only in the past couple of years has Bristl brought this into the tooth brushing routine.
Just to be safe, we also conducted a safety test according to the standard of IEC 62471, an international testing and classification standard that lays out a process for assessing the relative photobiological safety of lamps, lamp systems, and other non-lamp sources of optical radiation. Brsitl was found to be well “in conformity of the standard”.
But please make sure to not submerge your Bristl in water or let the charging port come in contact with water.
Is there a warranty for my Bristl?
Of course! This product is under a 90-day manufacturer's warranty from the date of the product purchase. The manufacturer will service or replace factory defects within the warranty period. This warranty will not cover damages caused by disassembling the product, damages caused by using a third party attachment, or damages caused by user negligence. Please see the User Guide that came with the product for more information on proper use.
Can I replace my brush head?
Yes, and it is really easy! Just hold the neck of the brush with one hand and grip the bristles with the other. Pull and slightly twist (remember to twist), and the brush head will pop out. Take a replacement head, slide one end into the slot on the brush, and push until it snaps into place.
How often should I replace my brush head?
We recommend that you replace the brush head every month for optimum results. You can purchase more replacement heads anytime on our product page above!
How do I make the lights change?
Please push and hold on the button for 2 seconds then release. The power button light will blink and the brush head color will change between red, blue, and purple.
How do I change the speed of the vibration?
Push the button once quickly and release. You can change between regular speed, gentle speed, and no vibration.
How and where was it invented?
This idea was conceived by our inventor and founder James while he attended the University of Michigan for cellular and molecular biology. Since then, he has spent the last 5 years to design, build and perfect the device.
Is the product well received in other countries?
The product has gained national attention in South Korea where it was initially invented and marketed. The device is also selling in many other countries and gaining notoriety in several Asian and EU countries.
How long does Bristl take to charge?
Your Bristl is fully charged after 2-3 hours. Once charged, it will last two weeks to one month, if you’re brushing three times a day.
If you have any other questions please leave us a message send us a message via our Contact Us page!