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Oral Science is proud to be the brand new accomplice of EMS Dental in Canada for GBT Schooling and GBT After Gross sales Service.

In February 2022, Chrissy Ford, RDH, Guided Biofilm Remedy coach, clinician and apply supervisor who efficiently built-in GBT, met with Dr. Ernst Wühr, Normal Supervisor of EMS Dental to speak in regards to the story of EMS, Guided Biofilm Remedy, the EMS AIRFLOW® Prophylaxis Grasp and the distinctive academic expertise Oral Science, the GBT integration specialist, is bringing to Canadian dental workplaces.


Full Interview


Chrissy Ford

Hello, my identify is Chrissy Ford. I’m a Registered Dental Hygienist, marketing consultant, and Guided Biofilm Remedy coach in Canada. Right now, it’s my pleasure to fulfill with Dr. Ernst Wühr, Normal Supervisor of Electro Medical Programs, higher recognized within the trade as EMS. Dr. Wühr has been closely concerned within the EMS mission to coach dental professionals throughout the globe on probably the most trendy prophylaxis technique and optimum affected person expertise with Guided Biofilm Remedy (GBT).

The Guided Biofilm Remedy Protocol

GBT is a preventative game-changer in trendy dentistry. It really works with the high-precision unique Swiss units from EMS, together with the AIRFLOW® Prophylaxis Grasp with the PIEZON® PS instrument, AIRFLOW® Max handpiece, and AIRFLOW® Plus Powder.

The AIRFLOW® Prophylaxis Grasp

I be a part of you right this moment not solely as a GBT coach however as a clinician and apply supervisor who has efficiently built-in GBT with eleven AIRFLOW® Prophylaxis Masters into my apply. I really like any alternative to share my expertise and keenness for GBT! I’m excited to debate with Dr. Wühr the significance, for all Canadian dental professionals, to listen to and find out about Guided Biofilm Remedy and the way it can efficiently remodel your affected person expertise, all whereas rising the return on funding in your dental hygiene remedy.

Let’s get began. Dr. Wühr, are you able to please inform us in regards to the story of EMS and the way it’s positioned as a pacesetter in prevention and prophylaxis worldwide?


Dr. Ernst hr

In 1981, Electro Medical System (EMS) was based within the Vallée du Joux, a tiny valley in Switzerland, and this previous 12 months, we celebrated its fortieth anniversary. We relocated to Nyon in 1995, subsequent to the lake of Geneva. EMS is devoted to the dental trade, the urology world, and ache remedy, providing medical options to deal with most skeleton pathologies. EMS shapes the historical past and the way forward for set up administration with profitable guided set up administration.

Vallée du Joux, Switzerland, the place the EMS Story Started

Dental is our ardour, and we’re consultants in eradicating biofilm because of the medical protocols of EMS Guided Biofilm Remedy. Biofilm is the basis reason for tooth decay, periodontitis, and peri-implantitis. Our purpose is to take away biofilm with GBT, however its success shouldn’t be solely from this technique.

Electro Medical System’s success is predicated on our 4 pillars.

The primary pillar instantly pertains to the scientifically confirmed technique of GBT, and this type of proof is important in right this moment’s quickly evolving world of dentistry.

Our breakthrough merchandise, similar to prophylaxis, are our second pillar. These product milestones are crucial for the subsequent era so rising dental professionals can clearly perceive that every part is transferring in direction of enabling them to optimally take away biofilm.

The third pillar is the EMS steady management. We’re at all times making an attempt our greatest to reinforce the message of our scientifically confirmed proof in a means that every one trade professionals can profit. The Swiss Dental Academy strives to coach customers on using Guided Biofilm Remedy in probably the most environment friendly means doable.
















The fourth and last pillar is at all times placing our clients first to make sure their satisfaction with GBT and creating a singular buyer relationship. We wish to have the ability to give our sufferers the likelihood to get pleasure from pure, wholesome enamel, in addition to implants. These 4 pillars are the inspiration of Electro Medical System’s core mission to make sure we’re providing clinicians our full assist.


Chrissy Ford

Talking of the chance to supply sufferers profitable implant therapies, that was coincidentally my unique intention of turning into a GBT coach. I wanted to discover a higher method to handle our implants — and we now have discovered it!

We all know that Guided Biofilm Remedy is the mission of EMS right here in Canada. Are you able to inform us extra about how and why it was developed?


Dr. Ernst hr

I feel it’s essential to notice that GBT shouldn’t be solely provided in Canada. That stated, the journey in Canada began in 2019 after we registered the AIRFLOW® Prophylaxis Grasp system. However eight months later, we had been hit with the unexpected circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic. With practices closing their doorways, it was a protracted course of.

Guided Biofilm Remedy is knowledgeable oral hygiene remedy in dentistry, and was beforehand recognized for little or no, if not zero, innovation. And this isn’t only a assertion for Canada — it’s a worldwide assertion. It was crucial to supply the shopper, our valued clinicians, a protocol that they will confidently depend on and a technique that the affected person can depend upon confidently. GBT exists for standardization and since periodontal illness is excessive on the listing of persistent ailments which are probably the most widespread. Greater than 15 % of the grownup inhabitants in america undergo from reasonable to extreme periodontal illness. The trade at the moment faces hygienist staffing shortages in practices, which is a major problem to navigate. The standard technique of delivering hygiene and non-surgical periodontal therapies has change into outdated. For instance, we now have an affiliation in Europe who’ve carried out assessments with outcomes stating that 15 % of dentists utilizing the outdated, conventional strategies couldn’t ship one hundred pc biofilm removing.

We knew we wanted to behave on these outcomes and discover a extra superior strategy just because EMS was, and at all times has been, within the sector of periodontal illness. I strongly imagine we now have stuffed a spot with Guided Biofilm Remedy, and we proceed to make modifications for the higher efficiently.


Chrissy Ford

I need to contact on what you talked about about calibration and innovation. I began my consulting enterprise as a result of I needed to see extra calibration. I used to be annoyed with having sufferers go to my apply, beforehand witnessing a unique state of care at different practices, and I knew there was a spot to fill. I used to be capable of deliver GBT and put all of it underneath one wheel. Being immersed in dentistry for fairly a while, it was evident that not many inventions had been out there for hygienists. Our jobs can change into irritating and stagnant at instances. In nearly 20 years of being a clinician, having one thing new has been very thrilling for the primary time.

Are you able to inform us how the crew in Switzerland at EMS created this know-how with retaining the affected person expertise in thoughts?


Dr. Ernst Wühr

Our slogan at EMS, which is acknowledged globally within the dental trade, is “I really feel good.” And EMS selected this with a objective and message in thoughts. Once we had been creating the AIRFLOW® Prophylaxis Grasp system, we stored affected person expertise high of thoughts, however most significantly, we had been at all times excited about the dental skilled. If the clinician feels good and has the required instruments to carry out a fantastic job clinically, the affected person expertise will naturally be in good arms.


“I really feel good”. What Extra can we ask from our sufferers!

The AIRFLOW® Prophylaxis Grasp is a incredible product and, in my view, among the best units in right this moment’s dental trade. Nonetheless, the precise apply builder is GBT. Ultimately, it’s the affected person expertise that issues most when GBT therapies are accurately delivered. The Swiss Dental Academy is without doubt one of the most in depth coaching institutes within the dental world, and we take satisfaction in coaching 1000’s of clinicians to allow them to ship optimum therapies to their valued sufferers. Simply final 12 months, we gave greater than 300 programs worldwide. We just lately began a sizeable affected person survey, have already got greater than 70 thousand questionnaires accomplished, and the outcomes are wonderful. Sufferers are happy with the pain-free, Guided Biofilm Remedy, and lots of are actually requesting it throughout their dental visits.

The Engineering Workforce at EMS Creating the AIRFLOW® Prophylaxis Grasp


Chrissy Ford

As a apply supervisor, we additionally ship out affected person surveys to raised perceive how we’re doing in our apply. Critiques are coming again with constructive mentions of GBT, as some sufferers have by no means skilled such a high-tech cleansing.

I need to speak extra in regards to the idea of licensed GBT integration made doable solely by way of coaching with EMS trainers and the Oral Science crew of dental hygienists. Are you able to inform us why EMS selected Oral Science to be its premier accomplice to supply Guided Biofilm Remedy?


Dr. Ernst Wühr

Oral Science has not solely totally understood our mission however has been prepared to disrupt dentistry for the higher. Our mission is to combine GBT in dental clinics, which requires superior coaching and assist for clinicians. Integration isn’t doable by EMS alone – it requires collaboration with a spotlight accomplice who has an identical mission in Canada. It’s helpful that Oral Science is predicated on a nationwide community in Canada and may adequately ship the GBT message and clarify its worth to Canadian clinicians. We have now discovered a extremely skilled and expert crew that may combine new workflows into dental practices throughout Canada.


Chrissy Ford

I’ve loved working carefully with Oral Science for a few years, so it’s no shock that they’re the premier accomplice for Guided Biofilm Remedy!

The Oral Science Workforce of RDH’s & GBT Integration Specialist!

Oral Science want to thank Dr. Ernst Wühr and Chrissy Ford for this interview on Guided Biofilm Remedy. For any query from dental professionals, Oral Science customer support may be reached at 1 888 442.7070 or service@oralscience.com



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