The importance of oral health and its relation to overall health has continued to interest attention globally. Recently, the World Health Organization (WHO) proposed a resolution to reorient oral healthcare’s traditional to preventive approach with risk identification for timely, comprehensive and inclusive care that healthy living for broader populations. The study reiterates that good oral health has a positive effect on the overall health and well being, and includes guidance on how WHO Member States can integrate oral health within national policies to ensure good oral health for all.
Amid the pandemic, people are more curious and aware in their health and the role of preventive care than ever before. This is the very reason why oral healthcare paractitioners, industry leaders, and researchers to meet the patients needs.
While seeking treatment through digital health tools, it can be said that this is not a replacement for in-person appoinments and treatments with your dentists. Online consultation or telehealth tools also allow dental practitioners to personalize care while monitoring the progression of oral heath conditions like gum disease and the likes.
Philips is committed to improving the holistic health of all lifestyles. Here are some key oral health care tools that anyone can use to instantly take one step forward towards prevention:
For an optimal clean, the Philips Sonicare ProtectiveClean 6100 Sonic electric toothbrush removes surface stains and reveals a whiter smile. With its densely packed central stain-removal bristles, it’s clinically proven to whiten teeth in just one week. Philips Sonicare’s advanced sonic technology pulses water between teeth, and its brush strokes break up plaque and sweep it away for an exceptional daily clean.
To assist in interdental cleaning, the Philips Sonicare AirFloss Pro/Ultra – Interdental cleaner guarantees healthier gums in just two weeks2. Philips’ unique technology that combines air and mouthwash or water to powerfully yet gently clean between teeth and along the gumline. Interproximal cleaning is very important to overall oral health. AirFloss Pro/Ultra is an easy way to clean deeper between teeth, helping to form a healthy habit.
The Philips Sonicare For Kids Sonic electric toothbrush keeps the little ones engaged while they learn to brush. The bluetooth-enabled toothbrush interacts with a fun app that helps kids brush better and for longer. Kids have fun while learning techniques that will last a lifetime.
Prevention is key. Along with professional deep cleaning, good daily brushing and interdental cleaning are critical. It’s also important for patients to have regular conversations with their dentist about oral health issues and the linkage to their overall health.
With the worldwide goal of improving the lives of 2.5 billion people a year by 2030, this is just one of the many ways Philips is committed to supporting people’s health across the health continuum for the long term.
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