collis curve toothbrush

Collis Curve Toothbrush

Traditional toothbrushes are not always ideal for individuals with oral sensitivities.  If you or a loved one have autism, Alzheimer’s, or other special needs, check out the Collis Curve Toothbrush.

The Collis Curve Toothbrush is a three-sided toothbrush that features short center bristles to clean occlusal surfaces and two outer rows of curved bristles.  

collis curve toothbrush

Here’s more about the development of this toothbrush:

“For many years, American dentist George Collis felt that toothbrushes were difficult for his patients to use. The complicated ‘scrub and roll’ technique was challenging to teach to children, and many adults also failed to apply it properly. Drawing from his experiences trying to brush his elderly father’s teeth, who had been diagnosed with Parkinson’s at the time, Dr. Collis invented the first ever 3-sided curved bristle toothbrush…”

Overview of Collis Curve Toothbrush:

  • The two outer rows of curved bristles gently nestle their way between the tooth and the gumline to remove plaque and food debris from the sulcus
  • Cleans around braces, crowns, and implants
  • Quick and easy brushing technique
  • Reaches into pockets and recessed gumlines
  • Adaptive device for limited manual dexterity for persons with Parkinson’s, arthritis, and more
  • Variety of options to choose from:
    • Baby:
      • Ages 4 months – 5 years
      • Great for assisted brushing
      • Easy handle manipulation
    • Youth:
      • Ages 5 – 13 years old
      • Start using when the first molar appears
    • Soft:
      • For sensitive or bleeding gums
      • Light massaging action on gums
      • Increase gumline blood circulation
    • Medium:
      • Stiff bristles flick plaque away
      • For already healthy gums
      • Hugs teeth for “superior cleaning”
    • Periodontal:
      • Longer medium bristles
      • Gets around braces, implants, and other dental appliances
      • Reaches deep into pockets

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