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Dental Assistant Ergonomic Paste Holder

This design process involved user research, market validation, ideation, prototyping, user testing, design iteration, and brand development.

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Setup

Unwrap Paste Cup

Load into Holder

Cleaning

Keep mouth open

Look with mirror

Hold Paste Cup

Brush Teeth

Process

Scrape paste onto brush Brush on teeth

User Reseach

“I throw away paste cup holders because they don’t work”

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Existing products are ineffective at holding the paste cup

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Puts strain on finger joints, inconvenient placement

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Extra strain on the fingers and wrists

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Back of the hand is a convenient workaround spot

“There isn’t a comfortable way to hold it otherwise.”

Design Critieria

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Ideation

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Prototyping

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Brand Design

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