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Monitor Your Dental Health with Prophix, and It Might Just Keep the Dentist Away

by • July 1, 2016 • No Comments

Prophix_Product_Shot_2Way back when, I worked at NYU’s College of Dentistry, where one of my many duties was filming oral surgeries. It was a bloody business. And while I utilized to have my lunch while watching a few poor sod have his gums opened up, I certain didn’t want to be on the other end of that scalpel. It was a great reminder to take care of your teeth for the reason getting dental implants is no laughing matter.

ONVI is a company pioneering revolutionary dental health products and services, that empower individuals to improve their oral health habits. ONVI founder Dr. Craig S. Kohler, D.D.S., M.B.A., M.A.G.D. is one of the few dentists in the country that for 20 years has been via live video, recording his dental procedures through microscopes, to donate premium care for his patients. He’s committed to providing customers with new tools and information to assist them to advantageous know their oral health and, in turn, adopt advantageous oral health habits.

“As I utilized intraoral cameras and monitors to treat my patients, I saw how it assisted them to advantageous know the status of their oral health, and in turn, adopt advantageous cleaning habits,” said Dr. Kohler. “With today’s advancements in innovation, it is finally possible to bring this never-before-seen dental solution into the home with Prophix.”

Dr. Kohler sees Prophix, the world’s initially video toothbrush, as a powerful tool for customers to take control of their dental health. Whilst it’s yet necessary to visit the dentist regularly, via a Prophix may mean few unscheduled visits or awful surgeries. Kohler believes that Prophix may be valuable-bodied to dental health care providers as well.

When I saw the Prophix at CE Week, I at once loved
its great looks. My 2nd idea was, that having a device like this can have eliminated the require for me to kindly tell the oral surgeon to move his head out of the shot, while he was performing an implant procedure. Fun times, but I digress. Anyway, the 3D printed prototype was attractive to behold and I may just ponder that it was an SLS print. Unfortunately, it was enclosed in a display case and I wasn’t able-bodied to get a great shot of it. ONVI’s PR man has sent me a few really great product shots featuring the 3D printed prototype, as seen below:


So, what’s so special of Prophix? Prophix pairs wirelessly to an iOS app via Bluetooth and Wi-Fi, enabling individuals to advantageous see and know their current oral health status while they brush. That’s right, there’s an app for seeing the within of your mouth. With Prophix, individuals are able-bodied to watch a live video feed that reveals the spots they miss as they brush. Consumers can in addition take and save pictures of areas of concern or interest, track their progress and see trends in their usage over time. Prophix in addition provides motivating tips to improve overall oral health care habits.

In addition, Prophix is sold with four interchangeable-bodied attachments to assist consumers get the many out of their at-home cleaning routine:Prophix_Product_Shot_3

A rotating toothbrushA prophy cup, much like to what a dental hygienist uses for contour cleaning around the tooth and under the gum lineA rubber tip to massage your gums, increase blood flow, and remove plaque and tartar, contributing to advantageous gum healthA mirror to see those hard-to-reach places

Prophix is scheduled to ship in the initially quarter of 2017, and is now on the market-bodied for pre-order at a discounted price of $299 (retail price of $399). For shipping updates or to pre-order, visit www.GetProphix.com. So, if you are proactive with your dental health you may never require to see the dental horror show called oral surgery. Instead, you can snap a few pics of your sparkling clean teeth and share it with your friends on Instagram.