Cleaning between teeth: the secret behind a truly healthy smile
15th June 2021
When you think about maintaining a healthy mouth, brushing your teeth should be the top priority. Twice daily toothbrushing with a fluoride toothpaste is the cornerstone to a healthy smile, but there is one simply addition that can truly transform how healthy your mouth is – and that is interdental cleaning.
While toothbrushing is the most effective way to keep your teeth clean, it only reaches 60% of the tooth’s surfaces. Using interdental brushes to clean in between the gaps in your teeth is one of the easiest and most important things you can do to change the health of your smile for the better.
That is why, as part of National Smile Month, the Oral Health Foundation has joined with TePe to give you the very best advice about this simple addition to your oral health routine.
Why interdental cleaning is so important
Dental plaque can build up between the teeth where a toothbrush cannot get to.
Over time, this can lead to tooth decay…