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Possible brushing teeth success story. For now.
So far I've tried these two for mouth propping:
But I wasn't allowed to purchase an ejector (I just needed a little post or something). That probably would have held the prop better, but maybe not.
Anyway, struggling with that one now. And, I would have to hold on to it with the tips of a couple of fingers.
2) Then I thought this would help protect my finger if I wanted to insert it to keep his mouth open. But the rubber is flexible and my finger would probably get severed anyway. Clamp shut and ouch!
Tried it a little while ago. Good thing my father has an appetite because I think he thinks it's a spoon heading towards him and he opens his mouth. Insert, turn...and brush with tooth brush using my other hand. The lady in the photo is behind the patient, but I brush and hold the mouth rest in front of him. So far I like the product.
Let's see how long this lasts.
Oh! And it comes with four mouth rests. It's not too expensive and I assume they'll last....
Thx RobOT. Yes, no more inserting my finger. One time I had a feel for that and never again!
Despite a few minor challenges, for example, when he uses his tongue to push out the tool or tries to remove anything out of or away from his mouth with his hands, I like the tool. I just have to work around the minor challenges.
It's the best I can use and it's more safe. So far, pretty ok. I just need to make sure I don't shove the tool too far in. Use with care for comfort.
It's still work, but it's easier brushing his teeth with the help of this mouth insert...