Тhe study of the product range of modern oral care devices – irrigators
Keywords:commodity analysis; irrigator; assortment; classification; purpose; design features.
Research over the past decade has found that the etiology of periodontal disease is a bacterial infection. Efficient ongoing removal of dental plaque is essential, but this may not be enough to completely eliminate the disease. An oral irrigator has been shown to be effective in reducing inflammatory responses associated with periodontal disease for daily use. It has been proven that the daily use of the oral cavity irrigator reduces plaque, concretion, gingivitis, bleeding, and the depth of periodontal probing.
Aim. To investigate the modern assortment of irrigators available at the domestic market, conduct the commodity analysis, study their purpose, design features of these devices and their components, as well as the principles of operation and consumer properties.
Materials and Methods. The informational, retrospective methods, as well as the materials based on research of scientific literature, Internet resources and own conclusions were used.
Results. As a result of the research the authors provided a short historical perspective on the features and necessity of creating devices – irrigators. The current assortment of irrigators, their diversity, purpose, elements of construction, configuration, principles of operation of the device, general technical characteristics have been analyzed. A detailed study of technical characteristics and the comparison of design features of different types of irrigators have been carried out. As a result of the research, it has been determined that this apparatus is represented only by foreign manufacturers at the Ukrainian market. Due to the annual modernization of dental equipment the commodity analysis of irrigators is a hot topic, which must be constantly studied. This will enable modern distributors and pharmacists to thoroughly possess information about irrigators and to bring it to consumers.
Conclusions. The knowledge of the assortment, types, principles of operation, peculiarities of construction and technical characteristics of irrigators are the basis for consumers to receive high-quality and affordable devices, which will guarantee timely and high-quality oral care.
Rosema, N. A., Hennequin-Hoenderdos, N. L., Berchier, C. E., Slot, D. E., Lyle, D. M., van der Weijden, G. A. (2011). The effect of different interdental cleaning devices on gingival bleeding. J Int Acad Periodontol, 13 (1), 2-10.
Kurtzman, G. M., Hughes, M. K. (2015). Evolution of Comprehensive Care, Part 2. Hygiene and Periodontal Considerations. Dent Today, 34 (2), 104, 106, 108-9.
Husseini, A., Slot, D. E., Van der Weijden, G. A. (2008). The efficacy of oral irrigation in addition to a toothbrush on plaque and the clinical parameters of periodontal inflammation: a systematic review. Int J Dent Hyg., 6 (4), 304-314. doi: https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1601-5037.2008.00343.x.
Pribory, apparaty i oborudovaniye meditsinskoye. Obshchiye tekhnicheskiye usloviya. (1993). GOST 20790-93. Available at: http://vsegost.com/Catalog/38/38218.shtml.
MOZ Ukrainy. (n.d.). Derzhavnyi reiestr medychnoi tekhniky ta vyrobiv medychnoho pryznachennia. Available at: https://moz.gov.ua/derzhavnij-reestr-medichnoi-tehniki-ta-virobiv-medichnogo-priznachennya.
Bezpala, Yu. O., Baranova, I. I., Kovalenko, S. M., Khalavka, M. V. (2018). Medical Devices: Experience of implementation of this topic for students of the pharmaceutical direction. Proceeding from Sustainability, quality and innovation: a global view of commodity sciences : XXI IGWT symposium 2018 (September 20–26, 2018).(pp. 86). Rome.
Symvoly hrafichni dlia markuvannia medychnykh vyrobiv. (2007). DSTU EN 980:2007. Kyiv: Derzhspozhyvstandart Ukrainy, 24.
Vyroby medychni. Systemy upravlinnia yakistiu. Vymohy shchodo rehuliuvannia. (2005). DSTU ISO 13485:2005. Available at: http://online.budstandart.com/ua/catalog/doc-page.html?id_doc=78893.
Kovalenko, S. M. (2019). Proceeding from “Medical devices”: materialy V nauk.-prakt. konf. z mizhnar. uchastiu (22 ber. 2019 r.). (pp. 28–29). Kharkiv: NFaU.
Iryhator dlia porozhnyny rota: funktsionalni osoblyvosti ta pravyla vyboru harnoho pryladu. Available at: http://medical-wiki.in.ua/pravylnyj-doglyad/irygator-dlya-porozhnyny-rota-funktsionalni-osoblyvosti-ta-pravyla-vyboru-horoshogo-pryladu.html.
Iryhatory. Available at: http://www.hippocrat.vn.ua/irrigators/.
KMU. (2013). Postanova vid 02.10.2013 No. 753 “Pro zatverdzhennia Tekhnichnoho rehlamentu shchodo medychnykh vyrobiv”. Ezhenedelnyk Apteka, 42 (913). Available at: https://www.apteka.ua/article/257936.
Kuznetsov O. H. Iryhator porozhnyny rota: vidhuky, yak vybraty, reitynh 2014. Available at: http://budz.com.ua/irigator-porozhnini-rota-vidguki-yak-vibrati-rejting-2014-tsina.html.
Yak pravylno korystuvatysia iryhatorom. Available at: https://zub.dental/gigiena/irrigator-pravila.
Copyright (c) 2021 National University of Pharmacy
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.Authors who publish with this journal agree to the following terms:
- Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.
- Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgement of its initial publication in this journal.
- Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work (See The Effect of Open Access).