How old is your dental headrest pillow?
If you can’t recall, it’s probably time to replace. The average life-cycle of a typical memory foam dental cushion seems to range around 3 to 5 years.
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brand and follow these tips:
1. CLEANING SOLUTIONS: For maximum dental headrest life, choose an infection-control solution that is ammonium-based. Alcohol-based solutions tend to shorten the life-cycle of dental cushions by “drying” out the cover.
2. MEMORY FOAM DENSITY: Choose a quality dental headrest that features a higher-density memory foam. Denser memory foam has a greater resistance to breaking-down from repeated use. Look for memory foams that are rated with a 5-pound or 6-pound density.
3. FIXTURE STRAPS: Consider a dental headrest that allows for repeated and infinite adjustment to the dental chair. Avoid a fixed length back strap, it will over-stretch with repeated use.
Consider switching to MediPosture dental headrests if your older dental headrest needs replacing. MediPosture uses higher-specification materials and professional features that help contribute to a longer-lasting dental headrest. Try one and see the quality difference!