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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Tips for caring for your braces

Tips for caring for your braces Develop routines, as schedules continually change during each season. Use fluoride toothpaste to make...
Tips for caring for your braces Develop routines, as schedules continually change during each season. Use fluoride toothpaste to make your teeth stronger. Use a mouthwash with fluoride, if possible after a snack or lunch, to help strengthen the teeth. When first getting the orthodontic appliance, serve soft food. Prepare a travel case with an extra set of oral hygiene products to bring to school or work. Stock up with orthodontic wax to prevent mouth irritations from sharp edges. If...
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Hate Flossing? Try These 3 Alternatives!

  While cleaning between your teeth is 100% necessary, flossing isn’t the only option! Top 3 Alternatives to Floss  ...
  While cleaning between your teeth is 100% necessary, flossing isn’t the only option! Top 3 Alternatives to Floss   TePe® Interdental Brush 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. TePe EasyPick™ TePe EasyPick™ is the easy and efficient way to clean between your teeth on the go, leaving your mouth fresh and healthy. It cleans efficiently between the teeth...
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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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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 your orthodontic appliances

Fixed orthodontic appliances increase the number of sites where plaque can accumulate. Maintaining a high standard of plaque control is...
Fixed orthodontic appliances increase the number of sites where plaque can accumulate. Maintaining a high standard of plaque control is essential to reduce risk of cavities and gum disease.     TePe Orthodontic Products When deciding what is the best hygiene tool to clean your orthodontic appliance, you must evaluate and consider what you are trying to clean, the amount of hand dexterity you have, the technical difficulty of the task, the ease of use of the device, and your...
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Why is oral health essential during orthodontic trea...

When you have orthodontic appliances in your mouth, you have likely noticed there are many places for food and plaque...
When you have orthodontic appliances in your mouth, you have likely noticed there are many places for food and plaque to get caught. Cleaning your teeth is essential to prevent gum disease and cavities. It will take more than a toothbrush to clean around the orthodontic wires and brackets. Plaque needs to be removed from the 5 surfaces of the tooth: the cheek side, tongue side, chewing surfaces, and between the teeth on both sides. Now it must also be...
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The Benefits of Orthodontic Care

Orthodontic care offers more than mere cosmetic advantages, it also contributes to an individual's health and serves many functional purposes....
Orthodontic care offers more than mere cosmetic advantages, it also contributes to an individual's health and serves many functional purposes. Orthodontic care takes an investment with finances, time and energy. Below are some reasons why orthodontic care may be the right choice for you. Improves functional purposes. Orthodontic care can improve your bite. Crooked teeth or if your top and bottom teeth improperly come together will cause many functional concerns. Grinding may happen as a result of teeth not fitting...
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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...
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. Your dentist/orthodontic assistant can guide you to suitable products for orthodontic care and show you how to use them. If you have removable braces, make sure to brush them too, using a toothbrush and water. How to clean your braces...
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Where do I Start when Learning How to Clean my Ortho...

With all the new hardware in your mouth, you have likely noticed that there are many places for food and plaque to get caught. Cleaning your teeth will now take more than a toothbrush to clean around the orthodontic brackets and wires.
With all the new hardware in your mouth, you have likely noticed that there are many places for food and plaque to get caught. Cleaning your teeth will now take more than a toothbrush to clean around the orthodontic brackets and wires. This makes it even more important to use the home care products that are meant to clean around all those new nooks and crannies.   Here is a List of Products to get you started around your new...
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