Dental Implant Care

September is Dental Implant Awareness Month #DIAM! The American Academy of Implant Dentistry created this as an opportunity to raise...
September is Dental Implant Awareness Month #DIAM! The American Academy of Implant Dentistry created this as an opportunity to raise awareness about the life-changing impact dental implants have on people, stating, “Eat, laugh, live again!”.   Replace missing teeth with dental implants Dental implants allow for a replacement of a single missing tooth or several missing teeth. The dental implant replaces the natural tooth root. A dental implant consists of a screw that is placed in the jawbone and a...
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Sizing & Using TePe Original Interdental Brushes

  TePe Original Interdental Brushes come in 9 different color-coded sizes to fit the full spectrum of the unique spaces between...
  TePe Original Interdental Brushes come in 9 different color-coded sizes to fit the full spectrum of the unique spaces between your teeth. Identifying the correct size(s) for your teeth is easy - watch this video below for information on finding the correct size brush and how to properly use our Interdental Brushes!! How to Use the Interdental Brush  Use your interdental brush once a day, preferably in the evening before toothbrushing.  With nine sizes, you must find the perfect one for...
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Sizing & Using TePe Angle Brushes

  TePe Angle Interdental Brushes come in 6 different color-coded sizes to fit the full spectrum of the unique spaces between...
  TePe Angle Interdental Brushes come in 6 different color-coded sizes to fit the full spectrum of the unique spaces between your teeth. Identifying the correct size(s) for your teeth is easy - watch this video below for information on finding the correct size brush and how to properly use our Interdental Brushes!! How to Use the Interdental Brush Use your interdental brush once a day, preferably in the evening before toothbrushing. With six sizes, you must find the perfect one...
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Sizing & Using TePe Interdental Extra Soft Brushes

  TePe Extra Soft Interdental Brushes come in 6 different color-coded sizes to fit the full spectrum of the unique spaces...
  TePe Extra Soft Interdental Brushes come in 6 different color-coded sizes to fit the full spectrum of the unique spaces between your teeth. Identifying the correct size(s) for your teeth is easy - watch this video below for information on finding the correct size brush and how to properly use our Interdental Brushes!! How to Use the Interdental Brush Use your interdental brush once a day, preferably in the evening before toothbrushing. With six sizes, you must find the perfect...
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Orthodontic Care

Orthodontic Care Orthodontic treatment involves different appliances and devices to correct the bite and straighten your teeth. When teeth are...
Orthodontic Care Orthodontic treatment involves different appliances and devices to correct the bite and straighten your teeth. When teeth are aligned, they are also easier to clean. After your teeth have been moved into the proper position, a retainer will be used to prevent any future shifting. People may need orthodontic treatment for different reasons. To correct crooked, crowded, or misaligned teeth Correcting malocclusion, or a bad bite, to address jaw pain or discomfort when chewing by properly distributing biting...
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Cleaning Between Your Teeth

Did you know that brushing alone only removes about 60% of the plaque on your teeth? The rest of the...
Did you know that brushing alone only removes about 60% of the plaque on your teeth? The rest of the plaque is found BETWEEN your teeth. Dental plaque is a sticky film of bacteria that constantly forms on your teeth. It must be removed regularly, or it can cause gum inflammation, cavities, and bad breath. Your toothbrush only cleans 3 of the 5 surfaces on your teeth, leaving 2 surfaces between the teeth ignored. Cleaning between the teeth, also known...
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TePe - A Sustainable Choice

TePe—A Sustainable Choice World Environment Day is organized by the United Nations around a theme that focuses attention on a...
TePe—A Sustainable Choice World Environment Day is organized by the United Nations around a theme that focuses attention on a pressing environmental concern. This year on June 5th, we are encouraged to reimagine, recreate, and restore nature. The theme for 2021, “Reimagine. Recreate. Restore.”, invites us to grow trees, green our cities, rewild our gardens, change our diets and clean up rivers and coasts; making peace with nature. Join #GenerationRestoration! Sustainability at TePe Sustainability at TePe means ensuring environmental, economic,...
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Oral Health as You Get Older

Older Americans Month May is Older Americans Month, established in 1963 to acknowledge the contributions of past and current older...
Older Americans Month May is Older Americans Month, established in 1963 to acknowledge the contributions of past and current older persons. The theme for 2021 is ‘Communities of Strength’, emphasizing the strength of older adults, with special importance on the power of connection and engagement in building strong communities to support health and well-being. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), by 2060 the number of US adults aged 65 years or older is expected to reach...
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Oral Cancer Awareness Month

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month, which raises awareness about oral cancer and the importance of completing self-exams. Oral Cancer...
April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month, which raises awareness about oral cancer and the importance of completing self-exams. Oral Cancer occurs in the oral cavity or the oropharynx (neck and throat). The oral cavity consists of your lips, the inside of your lips and cheeks, teeth, gums, the front two-thirds of your tongue, and the floor and roof of your mouth. The oropharynx consists of the middle region of the throat, including the tonsils and base of the tongue. Facts...
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Dental Professionals

    During the month of March there are specific days set aside to show appreciation for dental professionals. The...
    During the month of March there are specific days set aside to show appreciation for dental professionals. The first week is dental assistant appreciation week and March 6th is dentist day. This is also a time to remind everyone about the importance of regular dental checkups. Everyone on the dental team has a unique role in supporting excellent oral health. The different roles of dental professionals The dental assistant has many varied responsibilities from assisting the dentist during...
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Children’s Dental Health

February is Children’s Dental Health Month. This month-long national health observance was initiated by the American Dental Association (ADA). It...
February is Children’s Dental Health Month. This month-long national health observance was initiated by the American Dental Association (ADA). It is intended to bring together dedicated professionals, healthcare providers, and educators to promote the benefits of good oral health to children, their caregivers, teachers, and many others. Establishing good oral habits at a young age is the first step to healthy teeth, the whole life through. The Importance of Baby Teeth Baby teeth, also known as primary teeth, allow children...
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Guide to Preventing Gum Disease and Cavities

Healthy teeth throughout life also affects your overall health! Research supports a connection between oral and general health, so it...
Healthy teeth throughout life also affects your overall health! Research supports a connection between oral and general health, so it is important to keep your mouth healthy. Your smile not only brings you confidence, but your teeth allow you to chew and speak properly. It is important to have proper oral care and visit your dental professional to prevent gum disease and cavities. Healthy Teeth A healthy mouth has gums that are light pink in color and fit firmly around...
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