Round For A Reason
Round For A Reason
A key part in the success of the Oral-B electric rechargeable toothbrush is attributed to our partnership with dental professionals, dental advisory boards and universities. Your input into all stages of product development, research findings, professional knowledge and experience led to the design of the small round brush head. Oral prophylaxis is considered the gold standard for plaque and stain removal. Therefore the brush head was designed to be similar to the professional dental instruments used for prophylaxis.
The Oral-B round brush rotates and oscillates. The cup-shaped brush head has a diameter of approximately 13mm with the bristle tufts placed in strategic positions. This allows the brush head to adapt to each tooth surface by cupping the tooth and reaching in between the teeth to aid in cleaning hard-to-reach areas. Patients are instructed to brush each tooth individually, following the morphology of the tooth. In addition, the length of brush and the small, round brush head allows access into other hard-to-reach portions of the mouth such as the back teeth and the lingual anterior surfaces.
Round Cleans Better For Healthier Gums
Round Cleans Better
Oral-B Power Superior Plaque Removal
Oral-B electric rechargeable toothbrushes are built with the fundamental understanding of how plaque is best disrupted and swept away from the tooth surface. The disruption and removal of plaque depends on the brush head motion, supplied by the drive motor in the handle, and the brush head design. The motion of the Oral-B electric rechargeable toothbrush is designed to not only disrupt the plaque biofilm, but to lift and sweep it away. High-speed photography and a robotic cleaning effectiveness demonstrated that the most effective interproximal space penetration occurs when toothbrush bristles change direction. Both the oscillation and rotating momentum by the motion of the bristles create high shear forces that help disrupt plaque biofilm on the tooth surface. In addition, the brushing action provided by oscillating-rotating-pulsating bristles leads to deep interproximal penetration that lifts and sweeps plaque away during both the forward and backward movements. The efficacy of the oscillating-rotating technology has been confirmed both in laboratory tests and in clinical trials relative to various manual toothbrushes and other electric toothbrush technologies.
Oral-B iO8 Transformational Gum Health Bundle
Clinically proven to transform your patients' gum health starting day 1. In a clinical study, 100% of patients moved to a state of healthy gums after just 12 weeks of use. It delivers Superior Gum Health* with an Irresistible, WOW Brushing Experience. Let your patients see for themselves what sets Oral-B iO apart. This bundle contains an assortment of refill heads (iO Ultimate Clean, Sensitive Clean) plus Gum Detoxify Toothpaste (90mL), Superfloss 100/10s bag of 10, Compact Tapered Extrafine brush and Travel Case.
Oral-B iO combines oscillation rotations with micro-vibrations for a sensational clean your patients can’t resist. With Oral-B iO, 82% of gingivitis patients moved from non-healthy to healthy gums in 8 weeks.1 With its breakthrough features, it will help your patients become better brushers.
Reference: 1. Data on File, P&G
The Oral-B Genius X Professional Electric toothbrush provides your patients with an intelligent system for better brushing. Not only does the Oral-B Electric toothbrush have oscillating-rotating technology which loosens and sweeps away plaque, it also reduces gingivitis. Its innovative features and advanced technology will help your patients brush their very best.
Oral-B Electric Rechargeable Videos
Introducing the Oral-B GENIUS X Professional Exclusive Electric Rechargeable Toothbrush
Oral-B CrossAction Brush Head is Oral-B’s most advanced brush head yet! Precisely angled 16° bristles to clean deep between teeth for a superior clean
Oral-B iO combines Oral-B’s iconic round brush head with oscillation rotations and micro-vibrations for cleaner teeth, healthier gums*, and a WOW experience patients can’t resist.
*After 12 weeks of use along with Crest Gum Detoxify, Crest Pro-Health Multi-Protection Mouthwash and Oral-B Glide Pro-Health Advanced Floss
Introducing Oral-B iO Office Video
Oral-B iO Combines Oscillation Rotations and Micro-vibrations for a Sensational Clean Patients can't Resist.
Oral-B Electric Rechargeable Clinical Trials
Plaque Reduction Efficacy of an Oscillating-Rotating Electric Rechargeable Toothbrush with a Novel Brush Head Utilizing Angled Bristle Tufts
6-week study showing an Oral-B oscillating-rotating toothbrush (Pro 1000) with CrossAction brush head had greater than 2X whole mouth and interproximal plaque reduction versus a flat-trimmed manual toothbrush.
An 8-Week Clinical Comparison of an Oscillating-Rotating Electric Rechargeable Toothbrush and a Sonic Toothbrush in the Reduction of Gingivitis and Plaque
8 week study showing Oral-B Pro 1000 CrossAction brush head was significantly better than Sonicare DiamondClean + Adaptiv Clean for reducing gingivitis and plaque.
Randomized Clinical Trial Evaluating the Anti-Gingivitis Efficacy of an Oral Hygiene Routine including a Novel Stabilized Stannous Fluoride Dentifrice, Oscillating-Rotating Electric Toothbrush and Floss
After 6 weeks of using a stabilized stannous fluoride dentifrice, oscillating-rotating electric toothbrush and floss, the experimental oral hygiene group was nearly free of gingivitis with less than one bleeding site (0.85).
Scientific Evidence Behind A Novel Oscillating-Rotating Electric Toothbrush With Micro-Vibrations
A summary of articles published by the International Dental Journal reviewing the effectiveness of OR technology compared to sonic and manual brushing.
Anti-Gingivitis and Anti-Plaque Efficacy of an Oral Hygiene Routine including Oral-B® iO Oscillating-Rotating Electric Toothbrush, Stannous Fluoride Dentifrice, CPC Rinse and Floss: Results from a 12-week Trial
100% of subjects in the experimental group moved from “gingivitis” (>–10% bleeding sites) to a “generally healthy” state (<10% bleeding sites), per the World Workshop on Periodontology Gingivitis Case Definition,1 after 12 weeks of use compared with only 7% of the manual brush group.
6-Month Clinical Evaluation of Oral-B® iO Electric Toothbrush versus a Sonic Toothbrush for the Reduction of Gingivitis and Plaque
Twice daily use of the novel Oral-B® iO oscillating-rotating smart-connected electric toothbrush for 6 months resulted in greater gingival health improvements versus Sonicare DiamondClean.
Oral-B iO Electric Toothbrush versus a Manual Toothbrush for Reduction of Gingivitis and Plaque: An 8-Week Randomized Controlled Trial
In an 8-week study, 82% of gingivitis patients had healthy gums after using the Oral-B iO compared to 24% of people using a manual toothbrush.
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L'objectif de ce cours interactif est de fournir aux praticiens et aux étudiants dentaires une vue d'ensemble des maladies des tissus durs, des facteurs qui influencent le processus pathologique et des pratiques de prévention basées sur des...
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L'objectif de ce cours interactif est de fournir aux praticiens et aux étudiants dentaires une vue d'ensemble des maladies des tissus durs, des facteurs qui influencent le processus pathologique et des pratiques de prévention basées sur des preuves. Ce cours comprend des cas de patients comme contrôle des connaissances.
Independent Research Publications
In a historical review of clinical studies, the independent, not-for-profit Cochrane Collaboration concluded that electric rechargeable toothbrushes reduce plaque and gingivitis more than manual toothbrushing in the short and long term. Over 50% of the studies used a type of electric rechargeable toothbrush that had a rotation oscillation mode of action (where the brush head rotates in one direction and then the other).
The first North American Oral Health Scientific Review Panel meeting brought Thought Leaders together to form conclusion statements on oral health through a comprehensive literature review. The review highlighted the importance of evidence-based dentistry (EBD) and the role that properly designed, randomized, controlled clinical trials can play in measuring oral health outcomes. Read their independent conclusion of the systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled studies comparing oscillating-rotating and other powered toothbrushes.
Thought Leader Articles
Dr. Liran Levin, DMD, FRCD(C), FIADT, FICD Professor of periodontology, University of Alberta, Canada.
Jennifer Turner, RDH, BSC., Vice President, Dental Hygiene Operations 123Dentist