The Open Wide® Mouth Rest is helpful for those who won't cooperate or who lack motor control to keep the mouth open. It is made from special foam with a rigid core to add stability. It is sturdy enough to resist biting pressure, but has enough “give” to be comfortable for the person receiving care. The Open Wide® mouth rest (OWD) has a long handle for safe, easy control. The "thick" version (OWDT) has 40% more foam for those with more aggressive biting pressure.
Ask your dentist, hygienist or medical professional to demonstrate proper use of the mouth rest.