University of Pennsylvania

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upenn.edu

Swiv

People with a cognitive disability often struggle to become independent in their daily self-care, particular with regards to oral hygiene.

As mundane as it may seem, correctly brushing your teeth requires a series of physically complex movements and considerable coordination. Swiv is a new toothbrush design that radically reduces the complexity of brushing, offering a unique pivoting brush head with bristles that cover every surface of the tooth simultaneously. During use, Swiv is moved along the teeth like a train riding on a track, one complete motion ensuring that every surface of the every tooth is covered. Effective brushing is easier to perform as well as easier to learn.

University of Pennsylvania

WEBSITE

upenn.edu

Swiv

People with a cognitive disability often struggle to become independent in their daily self-care, particular with regards to oral hygiene.

As mundane as it may seem, correctly brushing your teeth requires a series of physically complex movements and considerable coordination. Swiv is a new toothbrush design that radically reduces the complexity of brushing, offering a unique pivoting brush head with bristles that cover every surface of the tooth simultaneously. During use, Swiv is moved along the teeth like a train riding on a track, one complete motion ensuring that every surface of the every tooth is covered. Effective brushing is easier to perform as well as easier to learn.

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