Collis Curve Toothbrush for Assisting with Mouth Care
Collis Curve would like to invite you to attend their round table discussion located at the "East Coast" Rountables between 8:00 AM and 9:00 AM on April 5 at the Wyndham San Diego Bayside hotel. This round table discussion is par of the Special Care Dentistry Association Annual Conference.
Their presentation is titled "Aid and Comfort for the caregiver and Patient During Assisted Brushing":
An important aspect in dental care is the psychological effect assisted brushing has on the care partner as well as the person receiving care. Assisted brushing, with all the complex positional requirements, patient gagging, and negative feedback, becomes a very unrewarding daily chore and anxiety can be transferred. In short, if the care partner is given a realistic regimen to follow and they feel they have done a good job, their confidence will be picked up by the person and a positive psychological environment will prevail.
Dr. Collis' suggested procedures for assisting with mouth care:
- Find a toothpaste that the person likes , (should be fluoridated) and fill the Collis Curve brush with toothpaste.
- Set the Collis Curve over the tooth, and allow to stand for a few seconds, then slowly move the brush back and forth; if there is no negative feedback from the person, tip the brush from side to side, and proceed to another section of the mouth
- If the person resists covering the tooth with the Collis Curve brush, have them close their teeth together and circular scrub the outside ( buccal) of the teeth.The curved bristles will find their way between the teeth and under the gums.
- In a day or two the person will permit you to cover their tooth with the Collis Curve brush and your problems are over.
- An Aid for the Handicapped Population by Nancy Johnson Williams
- Give your Teeth a Hug: A Simplified Brushing Technique for Children by Karen D. Avey
- An Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Four Mechanical Plaque-Removal Devices when Used by a Trained Care-Provider by Peter Kambhu DDS
- A Study of the Effectiveness of Two Types of Toothbrushes for Removal of Oral Accumulations by Naseeb L. Shory DDS
- Assisted Toothbrushing Supplement to the Oral Soft Tissue Irritation Test on the Collis Curve Toothbrush by Richard L. Mecksroth DDS
- Improving Quality and Efficiency in Oral Hygiene by Richard L. Meckstroth DDS
- Providing daily oral infection control by Wiener
- Toothbrush "A key to mechanical plaque control" by Grover
- An Evaluation of the Efficacy of a Curved Bristle..by Chava
- Health and safety aspiration prevention by Indiana Gov Bureau
- Providing Dental Care for Older Adults..by Unv of Pennsylvania
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