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


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