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Oral Hygiene

  1. What is an Oral Irrigator?
    23
    Aug

    What is an Oral Irrigator?

    Oral irrigators or water jets work by using pressured water or mouthwash to dislodge biofilm (plaque) from gaps between the teeth, around the gum margin and into periodontal pockets. An oral irrigator can also be used

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  2. Teeth cleaning tips for carers
    13
    Aug

    Teeth cleaning tips for carers

    Day-to-day maintenance of oral hygiene is a basic need for everybody. Overlooking it can lead to health problems, discomfort and lowe­r quality of life. For people with special needs, it is often their carers who hold

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  3. How to use an Interdental Brush?
    12
    Aug

    How to use an Interdental Brush?

    In general the interdental brushing technique involves the following:

    1. Place the tip of your interdental brush at the point where you wish to insert it between your teeth and probe it gently to find the
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  4. How To Floss Teeth?
    11
    Aug

    How To Floss Teeth?

    The use of dental floss is appropriate to clean the interdental gums that completely fill the spaces between the teeth. It doesn't cause damage to the gum if introduced from 2 - 3 up to 5mm beyond the top

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  5. What are the causes of bad breath?
    09
    Aug

    What are the causes of bad breath?

    While it is possible for bad breath to emanate from the stomach and the lungs it is in the majority of cases attributable to the mouth or oral cavity. In the mouth there are over 700 different types of bacteria, constantly

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  6. Oral Care Needs For People With Autism
    09
    Aug

    Oral Care Needs For People With Autism

    It is not unusual for parents and carers responsible for the day to day care of autistic children and adults to find it difficult to encourage the person with autism to clean their own teeth and mouth. Equally delivering

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  7. Main symptoms and treatments of gum disease
    30
    Jul

    Main symptoms and treatments of gum disease

    Research shows that there are close to 700 species of bacteria naturally present in the mouth. These together with the teeth, gums and alveolar bone, form an ecosystem. Under normal conditions these bacteria are generally

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  8. Top 10 Tips For Dental Care
    21
    Jul

    Top 10 Tips For Dental Care

    Things have come a long way since we put baking soda on our fingers to clean our teeth and had to wear wooden dentures if they fell out! Thank goodness! Nowadays, we have an enormous assortment of dental health and

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