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    Senior Member Fragile's Avatar
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    device for brushing teeth?

    Can someone recommend a quad friendly device for brushing teeth? For years I've been putting an electric toothbrush in a "Pool Cue Cuff " purchased at It works great but the cuff wears out after about a year, about $40 for a new one. Seems expensive, was hoping I could get a recommendation for a cheaper alternative. Thanks...

    Eddie, C5 quad

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    Sonicare toothbrush. Just like you went to the dentist.
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    From a small cabin in the big woods of The Allegheny National Forest, PA
    I use a universal holder from Sammons Preston, taped to a battery toothbrush.
    It's a metal hook with a hook and loop strap.
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    u shaped handle strapped to an oral b

    followed by water pik, which does an excellent job for quads who can't floss

    finished with a listerine rinse

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    Two hands on a Braun electric toothbrush followed by an electric Reach flosser. Rinse with a good mouthwash.

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    You can try this

    Eddie - you can try this product on your toothbrush. Although it's designed to go on cups and bottles - if your toothbrush is thick enough, or if you put some foam around the handle - it will work great for a toothbrush. I put some foam around the outside of my sonicare and it works well. The product is called the uDrink - check it out:

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    are there really no other new cuffs to hold an electric toothbrush? I had gotten one when I was at Frazier rehab in Kentucky, but it is starting to wear out. I wonder if someone just made it there, but it seems like this product would be available. If someone knows where to get one, please let me know. Thanks.

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    This might work. It's cheap, too (~$20 including shipping).

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    that is the universal cuff that I use for my eating utensils. It unfortunately isn't wide enough for electric toothbrush. The one I have now is made of neoprene. There has to be another one out there somewhere!

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    Quote Originally Posted by imkitch View Post
    Two hands on a Braun electric toothbrush followed by an electric Reach flosser. Rinse with a good mouthwash.
    Thats what I do too. My sonicare has a little bit of rubber on the back so that makes it grippy and better at holding.

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