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A Tale of Two Hygienists Podcast

Sep 22, 2020

On this A Tale of Two Hygienists bonus episode we are joined by Dr. Stephanie Gans to talks about the benefits of utilizing an electric toothbrush with oscillating-rotating technology! Dr. Gans is the North America Professional and Scientific Relations Manager for Crest + Oral-B. The CE Credit for this episode is sponsored by Crest + Oral B. 
Episode Highlights
  • Dr. Gans Background
  • Research and Studies 
  • Manual vs. Electric
  • Benefits of Electric Brushes
  • Brushing Technique 
  • Brush Heads
  • For Children 
“People who used this brush had 20% less tooth loss” 
“As professionals we can share the knowledge we have, letting them know about how it can reduce plaque and gingivitis” 
“Try before you buy” 
“Any time you have gears rubbing together, it creates friction which creates noise” 
“It will show you if you are brushing too hard, and will let you know when you are brushing well” 
“I use the studies... it's not me saying XYZ, we have new data, literature and studies that tell us XYZ” 
“You need to teach the patient the new technique” 
“Tooth by tooth, buccal, occlusal, lingual surfaces for each tooth” 
“It has 16 different zones to show you where you should be brushing” 
“Start them when they are young” 
“We can measure the association between exposure and outcome” 
“You were 7.4 times more likely to transition to a healthy gingival state with a oscillating-rotating brush versus a manual brush” 
Dr. Gans Email 
Oral B: 
Learn - Electric Brushes: 
THIS EPISODE COUNTS FOR CE! - but read the disclaimer below as it might not count for your state.
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