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The story starts when an engineer named Ken Hagemann got tired of his hygienist telling him how bad a job he did brushing his teeth. Probably inspired by driving through an automatic car wash one day he came up with the hydrabrush design.  In this case the “hydra” in Hydrabrush means a many headed beast not water as in Hydro or Hydrofloss.  You will notice that the device is simultaneously brushing six times as much as a single headed toothbrush which allows a more thorough job in just 40 seconds. The fact that it is also brushing at the optimum angles means that the job is not only being done Faster, but better. It is possibly the world’s only free lunch.

See the Hydrabrush Demonstration

 

The Hydrabrush has changed my experience of brushing my teeth. Being a person involved in the periodontal business I am very conscious of my oral hygiene and a little guilty when I cut corners and don’t wait out the full two minutes of my Sonicare.

I always feel like I am spending too much time here and not enough there, especially in the places that are hard to get at. After using the Hydrabrush for the first time,  I got up in the morning not dreading brushing my teeth. After 30 seconds the job was done and I felt well cared for and my teeth and gums actually felt differently.

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According to factory information

HydraBrush Express was designed to address the shortcomings of all other toothbrushes, both manual and electric. The limitation of all other toothbrushes rests in the fact that they rely on human skill and dexterity in order to deliver effective results. Dentists and Hygienists routinely report that their greatest frustration is that patients do not brush properly and this leads to the high incidence of poor oral health and gum disease.
When it comes to poor oral health HUMAN ERROR in tooth brushing is the real culprit. HydraBrush Express is the answer. HydraBrush Express is the ONLY toothbrush that ELIMINATES human error associated with tooth brushing. To eliminate human error, HydraBrush Express "self-positions" relative to the teeth and gums. With HydraBrush Express, you simply bite in to the micro brush heads and your teeth correctly position the brushes. Then you simply hold the handle and slowly glide HydraBrush Express around the dental arch. HydraBrush Express does all the work, it's like running your teeth through an automatic carwash. The 8 micro brushes are positioned to correctly contact all tooth and gum surfaces you simply bite into the brushing head, and proper brushing is automatic.

The HydraBrush Express brushes operate in precise short/quick strokes in accordance with American Dental Association recommended Bass brushing technique. The Bass technique taught to dental and hygiene students calls for placing bristles 1/2 on teeth and 1/2 on the gums at approximately a 45 degree angle. It also requires that one brush with a short/quick back and forth action).  Other power brushes boast of high speed spinning action (4,000 rpm and more), speeds that generate an uncomfortable sensation. HydraBrush™ on the other hand is effective due to accurate bristle positioning, not high speed. As a result, the brushes can reciprocate at a fraction of the speed of competitor brushes, resulting in the enjoyment of a comfortable gum massage during every use. The slower speed allows bristles time to straighten and thus reach deep between teeth into hidden pockets and hard to reach areas removing harmful food particles and bacteria from the oral cavity. HydraBrush Express with 8 micro brushes all working simultaneously, generates a vigorous oral cleansing with effectiveness far beyond that of any other oral care product.
The cleaning process is also very enjoyable.  A common testimonial of first-time HydraBrush users is that there mouth feels, “like they just had their teeth cleaned by a hygienist.” Others compare HydraBrush's ability to provide fast and effective oral care to an automatic car wash. It is common for users to rave about their experience with HydraBrush Express.
HydraBrush Provides Ideal Oral Care in 1/3 rd the Time of Other Power ToothBrushes!
That's right, with HydraBrush your brushing time is 40 seconds or less. That's because 8 micro brushes are all working simultaneously so in 40 seconds of brushing with HydraBrush you have properly cleaned all surfaces of the teeth and massaged the gums. In fact, 40 seconds with HydraBrush is equivalent to 4 minutes of brushing the standard single-headed brush (power or manual). There is no need for a 2 minute timer with HydraBrush, because your done in 1/3 the time!

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I guess I am not the only one that likes it, Hydrabrush won the Frost and Sullivan Dental Product of the year award.


Is it really possible that the Hydrabrush could be faster easier AND better? The company engaged the University of Tennessee College of Dentistry to do a scientific comparison of the Hydrabrush to the leaders Sonicare and Braun Oral-B. :

Factor

Did Hydrabrush
Improve the factor?

Compared to Sonicare Hydrabrush was

Compared to Oral B Hydrabrush was

Staining

Improved by 48% !

Much better

About the same

Gingival Index

Improved

Not quite as good

Not quite as good

Plaque index

Only one that Improved

Much better

A little better

Probing Depth

Improved

Better

Better

Attachment Loss

Improved

Not as good

Not as good

Recession

Improved

Not Quite as good

Not Quite as good

Bleeding on Probing

Improved

Better

About the same

Hydrabrush improved all factors in 40 seconds. It beat Sonicare 5-2 and essentially battled Oral-B to a 2-2 and 2 even draw. So why suffer ? Why try to get people to brush for two minutes when 40 seconds will do?

 
 

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