The public has already contributed more
than $1.7 million on the crowdfunding website Kickstarter to finish its development.
The first adult version of Amabrush—one
size fits most mouths—is expected to ship
The company also plans to develop a
smaller version for children older than age 6
with permanent teeth. Like a regular toothbrush, the mouthpieces are designed to be
replaced every three months. On Kickstarter,
the basic Amabrush, which includes a handpiece, mouthpiece, toothpaste capsule, and
charger, costs about $92. The replacement
mouthpieces cost about $7 each. Replacements ship free to the U.S., Europe, and Canada with an optional subscription plan.
When asked to compare his brush, Mu-
sialek said, “It’s hard to compare it to regular
toothbrushes, manual or electric, because a
toothbrush is just a tool, and tools are only
as good as the people using them,” he said.
“If a person already uses his regular tooth-
brush in a professional way, then Amabrush
will definitely be no better than a regular
toothbrush… It just replaces the task of a
brush, in order to
make brushing more
convenient, less time-con-
suming, and simply
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ORAL PATHOLOGY IDENTIFICATION
DenMat recently launched the new ViziLite
Pro oral lesion screening system. According
to the company, the system is an effective
and fast way to screen your patients for abnormal lesions. The ViziLite Pro uses shortwave LED emissions that create biofluores-cence, enhancing the way we view abnormal
tissues with our naked eye. One charge allows the clinician to screen approximately
If you are not currently using some type
of biofluorescencing device, you should be.
Oral cancers are still on the rise, and most
commonly not detected until advanced stages. Using a device such as ViziLite Pro will
help you identify abnormal tissues early,
saving lives in the process. Check out the
device at denmat.com.
OFFICE WIDE PATIENT EDUCATION
Are you familiar with 10 Foot Wave? This
just might be the patient education/enter-tainment solution your office is looking for.
Enhancing the patient experience using
audiovisuals is here to stay. The 10 Foot Wave
system can streamline your in-office marketing, teach patients about good oral hygiene practices and cosmetic dental procedures, just to name a few, creating an
interactive experience while entertaining
them with news, sports, and TV content that
you select. You also have the option to brand
content specific to your practice.
Founded earlier this year, 10 Foot Wave
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