ISSA™ mini

FAQ

I am an adult with a smaller mouth. Can I use the ISSA™ mini?
Yes, the ISSA™ mini is suitable for users of all ages.
What is the difference between the ISSA™ and ISSA™ mini?
The ISSA™ has 8 adjustable intensity levels and one charge lasts up to 365 uses, whereas the ISSA™ mini is a more compact size with a smaller brush head, has 1 intensity level and one charge lasts up to 200 uses. In addition, the ISSA™ mini has "Smile Helpers" to help users keep track of their brushing routine.     
Can the ISSA™ mini be used by users who are undergoing treatment for any oral conditions?
We suggest that anyone who suffers from any oral condition should consult their dental-care professional before using the ISSA™ mini.
Can the ISSA™ mini be placed in UV sanitation cases?
We do not recommend placing the ISSA™ mini in a UV sanitation case.
How do I clean the ISSA™ mini?
Clean your ISSA™ mini by washing the brush with warm water while running your fingers through the bristles. We recommend spraying the device with FOREO's Silicone Cleaning Spray and rinsing with warm water afterwards for optimal results. Allow device to air-dry.
What kind of toothpaste can I use with the ISSA™ mini?
The ISSA™ mini can be used with any standard toothpaste, but we recommend avoiding toothpastes that contains bleach with the device.
How often do I need to change my ISSA™ mini's brush head?
The ISSA™ mini's brush head lasts for up to 1 year.
How can the ISSA™ mini provide effective cleaning with bristles that are so soft?
The natural properties of silicone create high friction and sticks to any smooth surface to rub the teeth clean, rather than scratching them like standard toothbrushes with nylon bristles.
Can children use the ISSA™ mini by themselves?
Yes, the ISSA™ mini has been designed so that children can hold and use the device on their own, but we recommend that parents supervise their child during use until the child is familiar with the routine.
How old does my child have to be to use the ISSA™ mini?
The ISSA™ mini is not intended for use by children under the age of 5.

Getting Started

Replacing brush heads
Use only FOREO’s ISSA™ mini Brush Heads with your device.

• WHEN REMOVING BRUSH HEAD, DO NOT TWIST BRUSH HEAD AND HANDLE. Pull the used brush head upward and insert the replacement until gap is not visible between brush head and handle.
• The same instructions apply to all of the ISSA™ accessories, such as ISSA™ mini Hybrid brush head or ISSA™ Tongue Cleaner.
Charging your ISSA™ mini
ISSA™ mini is rechargeable with its included USB cable. One hour of charging delivers a full charge which last for 4 months of use.

• While charging the indicator will flash repeatedly
• When the battery is full the indicator will emit a steady glow
• When the battery is low the indicator will start to flash repeatedly
Features of ISSA™ mini
100% waterproof with a sealed charging port so you can use it in the shower.

Smile Helpers function 
“Glee” (happy face) will appear after 2 minutes of brushing, “Glum” (frowny face) and “Glee” will light up if the user hasn't brushed for 2 full minutes and "Glum” will appear if the user hasn’t brushed for over 12 hours.

Integrated timer
Pulsations will pause every 30 seconds to indicate when you should move the device to another quadrant of the mouth. The device will pause its pulsations 3 times in succession after 2 minutes to signify the end of the brushing routine.

Locking/unlocking 
You may lock or unlock the controls by holding down the + and – buttons at the same time.
Using your ISSA™ mini
The ISSA™ mini is designed to be used in a similar manner as a manual toothbrush.

ISSA™ mini Technique for 2 minutes for the most effective cleaning results:

• Use your regular toothpaste and press the center button to activate the device.
• Make wide, circular movements over the outer and inner surfaces of the teeth and gums. 
• On biting and chewing surfaces, brush backwards and forwards horizontally.
• After you complete your brushing routine, press the center button again to deactivate the device.

Brushing with the ISSA™ mini will feel super gentle, but that’s exactly how it’s supposed to feel.