The 60-Second Time Machine Power Toothbrush is a pediatric automatic toothbrush designed to allow six tooth surfaces to be simultaneously brushed for preventive oral care. Designed for children ages six and older and intended to effectively clean teeth in 60 seconds, this preventive device is designed with three brushes (2 round and 1 flat) that oscillate at 300 strokes per minute. This brush requires th user to position the bristles underneath the gumline and bite down to automatically create t
The Universal Built Up Handle are utensil extensions designed for individuals with arthritis or limited grasping ability. Multi-purpose handle creates a larger gripping surface on most standard eating utensils – forks, knives, spoons - eliminating the need for special built-up utensils. Soft, ribbed handle fits comfortably in the hand. Can also be used with other everyday items such as pens, pencils, toothbrushes, crochet hooks and knitting needles.
DO IT YOURSELF ENTRYPURPOSE: To enlarge the handle of a toothbrush for use by individuals with arthritis or grasping, fine motor, or upper extremity disabilities. The handle of a toothbrush can be enlarged and equipped with a softer surface using a piece of terry cloth or a washcloth. To do so, fold the cloth into a rectangle with a short side slightly shorter than the toothbrush handle and wrap the cloth around the handle. Secure the padding with two rubber bands or elastic ponytail holders. AU
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Two methods for extending the handle of a toothbrush for those with limited finger dexterity. Describes two toothbrush adaptations: 1) A toothbrush is slipped 3/4 of an inch into the desired length of metal tubing which is struck with a hammer to flatten it against the brush handle; the tubing can be bent and wrapped with rubber tape if desired. 2) To add a wider grip, the end of the tubing is glued into a hole drilled into a wooden dowel of the prefer
Oralgiene is an automatic toothbrush designed to allow six tooth surfaces to be simultaneously brushed for preventive oral care. Intended to effectively clean teeth in 60 seconds, this preventive device is designed with four brushes (2 round and 2 flat) that oscillate at 300 strokes per minute. It works by positioning the bristles underneath the gumline and biting down. This cordless brush features color coded interchangeable brush heads; an automatic speed switch; an on/off switch; a battery pa
The Saf-T-Toothbrush is a toothbrush with a built-up handle designed for use by children with grasping disabilities. This toothbrush features short bristles, a flexible shaft, and a large textured handle with a mouthguard for a non-slip grip. It is made of non-PVC plastic and has extra-soft rounded Tynex bristles. It is diswasher safe. COLOR: This toothbrush is available in a variety of multi-color combinations. GUARANTEE: Guaranteed not to break.
These talking Smurf/Smurfette toothbrushes are designed for use by children with cognitive disabilities or other processing disorders, or any other impairment that affects their behavior/listening or understanding, in order to not only encourage them to brush, but also, the smurf/smurfette talks and teaches the user how to brush effectively.Bulky handle with edges top grip onto allows those with fine motor disabilities to benefit as well.
The Toothbrush Grips are designed to enable users with poor hand strength and dexterity to hold a toothbrush. These custom modifications include a built-up handle made of foam to increase the grip diameter and area, and two protruding arms that allow the brush to be supported by the forearm and reinforced by the thumb. PROTOTYPE DEVELOPMENT: The grips were designed by Paul Cermak for users with little hand control and dexterity that have difficulty with tasks such as brushing their teeth.
The Weighted Toothbrush is a toothbrush with a built-up handle designed for use by individuals with tremors or shaky grasps. This soft-bristled brush has an enlarged vinyl handle that is contoured to fit the fingers. DIMENSIONS: 1 1/8 inches in diameter. WEIGHT: 8 ounces.