Choosing the Correct Size Interdental Brush

TePe® Interdental Brush Original comes in nine sizes, which might seem overwhelming at first. We recommend asking your dental professional...
TePe® Interdental Brush Original comes in nine sizes, which might seem overwhelming at first. We recommend asking your dental professional to help you find the correct size or to find your most suitable size yourself using a TePe® Interdental Brush Original Mixed Pack.     Start with a small brush size and change to a bigger one if you don’t feel any resistance from the bristles. Do not force the brush into a space; work it in gently or choose a...
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5 Easy Steps for Using an Interdental Brush

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...
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TePe® Interdental Brush Original

TePe® Interdental Brush Original are small brushes specially designed to clean between your teeth, where a regular toothbrush does not...
TePe® Interdental Brush Original are small brushes specially designed to clean between your teeth, where a regular toothbrush does not reach. Since even effective brushing only removes about 60% of the plaque in your mouth, the rest is found BETWEEN your teeth! Interdental brushes are highly effective in removing dental plaque between teeth, plus interdental brushes are also often easier to use compared to other options, such as floss. In most cases, interdental brushes are the most efficient tool to prevent gum inflammation...
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What is the TePe® Implant Care Kit?

The TePe® Implant Care Kit combines different tools to reach all sides of the dental implant(s). You can effectively clean...
The TePe® Implant Care Kit combines different tools to reach all sides of the dental implant(s). You can effectively clean around implants with brushes designed to fit narrow areas, between the teeth, and used for on-the-go cleaning. The gums and bone around an implant are far more sensitive to plaque and the build-up of bacteria, than around a natural tooth. The implant attaches directly to the bone, so natural defense mechanisms are limited if not cleaned properly. Maintaining a high...
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Do I have to brush my dental implants?

You must maintain your dental implants with proper oral hygiene at home. Implants can develop disease, just like a natural...
You must maintain your dental implants with proper oral hygiene at home. Implants can develop disease, just like a natural tooth. Bacterial plaque is a sticky film that constantly forms on your teeth and implants. If you do not clean your implant(s) properly, the plaque builds up and can cause gum inflammation called peri-implant mucositis. Your gums may look red, swollen, feel sensitive or bleed easily. This can be reversed, but if plaque is not removed, the bone around the...
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The Dental Implant Process

Getting dental implants as a tooth replacement option can be a long process from start to finish. Your dental professional...
Getting dental implants as a tooth replacement option can be a long process from start to finish. Your dental professional should inform you of the process before starting to limit miscommunication and any false expectations.   A dental implant consists of a screw that is placed in the jawbone and a crown, which looks like a natural tooth, is anchored to the implant. Dental implants are one of the most viable methods of teeth replacement.   Before Placing the Implant:...
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What are the advantages to implants?

Dental implants allow for a replacement of a single missing tooth or several missing teeth. Perhaps you were born without...
Dental implants allow for a replacement of a single missing tooth or several missing teeth. Perhaps you were born without a tooth or have had to have teeth removed due to injury, infection, or decay.   If you have a missing tooth, there are several options. You could get a bridge, dentures, implant(s), or do nothing. Here are 5 advantages of dental implants (AAID, 2022). Feel, look, fit, and function like healthy, natural teeth. Don’t slip or click when you...
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How do I know which interdental brush size is right ...

  When choosing your correct size there are many considerations. Please know the best sizing recommendation is from your dental...
  When choosing your correct size there are many considerations. Please know the best sizing recommendation is from your dental professional. Each space between your teeth may be different, so you might need multiple sizes. The mixed pack of interdental brushes – Original, Angle and Extra Soft can help you discover which brush(es) work best for you. The bristles should fit snugly between the teeth and the wire should not touch either adjacent tooth. Do not force a brush into...
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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 your...
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...
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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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