The editors of Dental Products Report share another look at 5 of the most impactful home care products from the past year.
While the practice is the best place for a patient to receive oral care, it is equally important to encourage patients to keep up on their oral care at home. A great way for dental professionals in the practice to do this is to offer patients products at the appointment that they can take home and use themselves. Toothbrushes, mouthwashes, and flossers can be easily recommended or given to patients who may need the extra help at home. Here we take a look at some of the best home care products from the past year.
With patented MycoDelens and Natural Yerba Santa shown by in vitro laboratory testing to be an effective antiseptic against antimicrobial resistant pathogens including bacteria, fungi, and coronaviruses such as SARS-CoV-2, Mouth Kote-MD Mouth Spray is used as a pre-rinse before dental exams and helps restore enamel. Available in a convenient 50-ml spray bottle.
800-457-4276 | parnellpharm.com
MYST™ is an automatic toothbrush designed to reduce toothbrushing time and ensure better hygiene appointments. As an automatic brush, MYST is said to make it virtually impossible to brush incorrectly. It utilizes Expansion Radius Technology™, which is said to create tens of thousands of sonic vibrating bubbles that help break up and remove plaque. MYST’s mouthpiece is an antibacterial silicone designed for comfort. The brush also features a built-in LED blue whitening light to whiten teeth as it cleans.
877-406-4481 | mystoralcare.com
Said to be the most advanced Sonicare electric brush, the 9900 Prestige features SenseIQ technology. By sensing a user’s brushing style and adapting as they brush, the Prestige can deliver a personalized cleaning experience. The angled bristles reportedly help remove 20 times more plaque while providing flex to compensate for extra pressure. The Prestige integrates seamlessly with the Philips Sonicare app, which offers usage and frequency reports.
800-682-7664 | philips.com
The BLÜ Toothbrush features a slim neck for easy access to the back of the mouth, and its bristles fade to white when the head needs replaced. Its built-in timer signals every 30 seconds when it’s time to move to the next section. The associated app includes BluLIVE Track, which ensures users don’t miss any spots while brushing, and the BluLIVE Coach suggests brushing modes based on history and habits.
Transdermal Relief Cream (TRC) is a medical-grade CBD, transdermal product made to relieve pain and discomfort. It contains 750 mg of professional strength CBD in a single tube. It was created as a pain relief alternative to opioids and painkillers for those with TMD and other pain. The product is safe, contains no THC, and has been tested by dentists and patients. It has a variety of uses such as for jaw joint soreness, extraction, and postoperative sensitivity.
Sterngold Dental, LLC
800-243-9942 | sterngold.com