Brusha, brusha, brusha…

Both electric and manual toothbrushes are effective at removing the plaque off the tooth surface to help prevent tooth decay and gum disease. With the electric toothbrush, hold the brush...


Healthy Hygiene Hint: Guard your guard

Keep your guard clean after each use with cold water, a soft toothbrush and hand soap. Let it air dry before returning it to the guard case to avoid any...


Healthy Hygiene Hint: Keep it clean

If undergoing traditional orthodontic treatment of braces, remember to use toothpaste on the toothbrush and brush your teeth as normal, at least 2 x daily. Use Oral B Superfloss and...


Healthy Hygiene Tip: Keeping your teeth whiter from home

If you’re undergoing treatment for teeth whitening remember to reduce your consumption of coffee, tea, and red wine. Also refrain from eating berries or curries for the duration of your...


Healthy Hygiene Tip: Tongue Cleaning

Just like brushing and flossing your teeth—to keep the bacteria away—the same goes for your tongue. We all form coatings over our tongue through the anatomical features called papillae which...


Healthy Hygiene Tip: Chewing gum

After eating a meal, our teeth are more at risk of an ‘acid attack’. This is acid produced by plaque bacteria and the sugars in our food and drink. This...


Healthy Hygiene Tip: Teeth cleaning for kids

Babies and Toddlers: Clean baby’s teeth by wiping with a soft cloth or brushing with a small soft toothbrush and water. Introduce fluoridated toothpaste from 18 months—only rice grain size....


Healthy Hygiene Tip: Mouth Rinses

Mouth rinses offer certain benefits but they shouldn’t be used as a substitute for good oral hygiene habits; tooth brushing and flossing; and the use of interdental brushes like piksters. ...


Looking after your investments—restored teeth

Wondering how to protect your dental investments? Here's a hygiene hint for you! Prosthetic teeth (implanted, crowned, bridged or dentures) are designed to act like your natural teeth. Restored teeth...


Natural tooth scrubs

If you love natural solutions to healthcare, here’s a surprise for you! Did you know that some common fruits and vegetables scrub your teeth gently while you chew on them....