Articles - Oral Hygiene

07/02/2018 | Oral Hygiene

Why and How Should I Floss?

Even with the most diligent brushing, you can only clean up to 60% of all your teeth surfaces with brushing alone. The remaining 40% are the narrow spaces in between your teeth and underneath your gums where no well-designed toothbrush can reach to remove plaque build-up.   FLOSSING GUIDE  ...

17/01/2018 | Oral Hygiene

Which Toothpaste is Best for Me?

Everyone should be using fluoridated toothpastes, as they have a long history of evidence supporting their effectiveness in reducing decay and strengthening the enamel and is preferable over “natural” fluoride-free toothpastes. Fears over fluoride being “toxic” or “poisonous” are largely unsubstantiated, for the amounts ingested during toothbrushing would be insignificant...

16/12/2017 | Oral Hygiene

What is the Best Technique for Brushing?

The correct toothbrushing technique is essential to ensure the maximum amount of build-up is thoroughly removed, thus ensuring better gum and dental health. Firstly, it is important to use a soft-bristled brush. A hard toothbrush does not brush any better, and will likely cause damage to both your gums and...

03/11/2017 | Oral Hygiene

Why Must I Brush My Teeth Well?

Our mouths contain many types of bacteria, and every time after we eat, plaque forms on our teeth. We need to brush and floss our teeth everyday in order to remove plaque. Plaque is a soft, sticky film which is made up of approximately 70% bacteria, and is almost constantly present...

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