Emily was a routine but average brusher and a gingivitis sufferer. While Emily tried to take care of her teeth and gums, in between dental visits she would experience inflammation and bleeding. We hear from many Canadian dental practices that a significant number of patients have some form of inflammation or early periodontal disease. Patient communication and compliance tools can often help patients like Emily. Crest® + Oral-B® combined patient insights and home care technology into a system called Oral Health Solutions.
Using the hygiene appointment to deal with Emily’s gingivitis was a negative experience for her and stressful for the hygiene team. Unfortunately, repeatedly telling Emily what to do not was not working. Crest® + Oral-B® patient research helped us understand what was required to better engage the patient. This, along with home care designed to reduce inflammation and bleeding gives Emily a plan to break the cycle for good! Here is how it works: