TePe Blog Posts

Your toothbrush – a sustainable choice?

What’s your biggest concern when choosing your toothbrush? You may think: “It’s just a toothbrush.” But there are, actually, a few things to consider when choosing your everyday oral hygiene companion. Is it effective in removing plaque? Are the filaments...
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Plastic Jargon

  Many are making a concerted effort to consider their carbon footprint. Thinking about the products we use and how to dispose of them can become a bit confusing when trendy buzz words to describe that product are used interchangeably....
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A healthy smile - during pregnancy and beyond

Anna Nilvéus OlofssonDDS, Specialist Paediatric DentistryManager Odontology and Scientific Affairs, TePe   Take care of your baby’s teeth – and your own Caring for your baby’s teeth starts even before birth. It starts with caring for your own oral health....
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GOOD - Biobased plastic

TePe Oral Health Care continues to take initiatives for long-term sustainable development.  TePe has been making high-quality products for over 50 years and currently creates all products using renewable energy from hydro, solar, and wind resources.  However, TePe is committed...
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GOOD and Dental professionals

GOOD and Dental professionals   Dental professionals recommend products to use at home for good daily mouth care to remove harmful bacteria.  These recommendations are based on the ability of the patient to use the product, how effective it is...
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TePe GOOD™

    TePe GOOD™ Recycling is becoming more and more mainstream in the United States.  Depending on your state, this can look different, but overall, people are aware of it and attempt to sort their trash in the proper waste...
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What is Gingivitis?

  What is Gingivitis? Gingivitis and periodontitis, also known as gum disease, is very common but can be prevented through good oral hygiene. Gingivitis = gum inflammation Periodontitis = loss of the bone that support the teeth What is gum...
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How to use the TePe Compact Tuft™ brush

Using the Compact Tuft™ Effective cleaning along the gum line Hold the brush tip at a 45° angle so that the filament tips touch the gum line. Move the brush tip gently back and forth along the gum line. Look...
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Sensitive Teeth

How to handle sensitive teeth If you have sensitive teeth you may feel a sudden pain or discomfort, which often occurs when eating or drinking something cold, sweet or sour. How to handle sensitive teeth If you have sensitive teeth...
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How to care for your braces

Wearing braces can make dental care slightly more complicated. To prevent gum disease and cavities, you need to clean both your teeth and braces properly. Cleaning with a regular toothbrush is not enough – you often need additional cleaning products....
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Proper brushing and visiting the dentist

  Bad breath is an issue that afflicts many people and could be more complicated than just changing our dietary habits. A vital first step to controlling oral malodors is with proper toothbrushing.  Maintaining good oral hygiene with frequent disruption...
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Cleaning between the teeth to prevent and control bad breath

  Bad breath is a concern for many, and persistent malodors can be upsetting. Bad breath or halitosis is a complex issue. It’s a widespread misunderstanding that bad breath usually has to do with stomach problems. Yes, strongly flavored food...
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