Brian has braces and while he is an all-star hockey player, he has third-line brushing habits. Brian is like most teens; if he has a little extra time, he’d rather spend it playing hockey or video games with friends, not brushing more thoroughly around teeth and orthodontics. Too often, the length of treatment has to be extended for patients like Brian. Each appointment involves ‘re-education’ which upsets Brian, his parents, and the orthodontic team. Even Brian’s referring dentist and hygienists became critical, viewing his ortho hygiene concerns as reflective of quality of care. Patient communication and compliance tools can often help patients like Brian so Crest® + Oral-B® combined our patient insights and home care technology into a system called Ortho Health Solutions.
Patients like Brian often try to improve their hygiene habits at home but get frustrated when they do not see results. Unfortunately, repeatedly telling Brian what to do does not work. Crest® + Oral-B® used our patient research and home care technology to create a system that shifts the conversation from telling to involving and includes home care kits clinically proven for orthodontic plaque removal. Now Brian has tools to do his part in protecting the quality of the end result! Here is how it works: