How often should you use TePe brushes?

How often should you use TePe brushes?

once a day
Use your interdental brush once a day, preferably in the evening and in front of the mirror. Move the brush gently back and forth a few times in each interdental space. Don’t use regular toothpaste, since it contains abrasives.

What sizes are TePe interdental brushes?

TePe interdental brushes – size guide

  • TePe Pink Interdental Brushes 0.4 mm (ISO size 0)
  • TePe Orange Interdental Brushes 0.45 mm (ISO size 1)
  • TePe Red Interdental Brushes 0.50 mm (ISO size 2)
  • TePe Blue Interdental Brushes 0.60 mm (ISO size 3)
  • TePe Yellow Interdental Brushes 0.70 mm (ISO size 4)

Should you wet your toothpaste before brushing?

Wetting before softens toothbrush bristles and rinses off debris. Wetting after ensures the toothpaste melts into your toothbrush so it doesn’t roll off. Not wetting your toothbrush means there aren’t extra steps between applying toothpaste and brushing.

How do I know what size interdental brush to get?

How to Choose an Interdental Brush. Choose the brush size (SSS, SS, S, M, etc.) according to the size of the gaps between your teeth. If you choose an interdental brush that does not fit between your teeth, do not try to force it in, but try a smaller size.

How do you choose a TePe size?

Start with the smallest size and work your way up until you feel the brush bristles engage the tooth surface and the gum tissue. The brush should have a snug fit but the wire, although plastic coated, shouldn’t touch the sides of the teeth or the gums.

Can you leave toothpaste on your teeth overnight?

That’s because rinsing washes away the protective fluoride coating provided by toothpaste, explains Lynn Tomkins, President of the Ontario Dental Association. “I recommend not rinsing, particularly for the nighttime,” she says, because that way, “You leave a nice film of fluoride on your teeth overnight.”

Should you wash your toothbrush?

You should thoroughly rinse your toothbrush with tap water after every use to remove any remaining food particles, toothpaste, and plaque debris, according to the American Dental Association (ADA). After rinsing, store it in an upright position and allow it to air-dry.