TePe Blog Posts

Tooth friendly Easter basket fillers

Easter will most likely be celebrated only with your closest family or friends this year, but that doesn’t mean you have to skip the Easter basket. However, the baskets are often filled with sugary snacks. Below we list some alternatives...
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What is an interdental brush?

TePe Interdental brushes are small brushes specially designed to clean between your teeth, where a regular toothbrush does not reach. The wire holding the bristles is plastic coated and is safe to use around dental implants and natural teeth. The handle...
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Getting your dental health checked

Taking care of your teeth and mouth on a daily basis is the most important thing when it comes to maintaining your oral health, but don’t forget regular dental check-ups are also very important. What “regularly” means is different for...
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Healthy food choices on the go

March is National Nutrition Month! Join the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics in celebration by focusing on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating habits. Many of us are looking for fast, easy and good-tasting foods...
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Show some appreciation for dental professionals!

During the month of March there are specific days set aside for appreciation of your dental professionals. The first week is dental assistant appreciation week, the second week is dental hygienist appreciation week, and on March 6th it is dentist...
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Bacteria in your mouth travels to your heart

February is American Heart Month, pioneered by the American Heart Association to bring awareness to heart health. The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) motivate Americans to adopt healthy lifestyles to prevent heart disease. Heart disease is the leading...
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Using TePe toothbrushes to clean your children’s teeth

Preventing cavities means disrupting the plaque in the mouth. The plaque is a food source for the bacteria, which produces acid to weaken the enamel. To keep the teeth hard and healthy, plaque removal is a must! A great start...
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The Tooth Is; I love you! Happy Valentine’s Day!

Valentine’s Day is associated with hearts, flowers, cards—and sweets. Let’s talk about what to think about when receiving and giving Valentine’s sweets. Since it is Children’s Dental Health Month, the focus will be on how we can help prevent cavities...
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Oral Health for Children; Children’s Dental Health Month

Can you believe it is already February? It 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...
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What is gum disease?

Do you think it is normal for your gums to bleed? After you are done brushing your teeth and you spit into the sink, have you noticed any blood? Do you notice bleeding when you clean between your teeth? Bleeding...
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