Are you trying to get even whiter teeth? Want to make sure you maintain healthy teeth? We asked Swissdent’s Alex Galli for some advice about healthy teeth, gums and how to get them even whiter.
Take a look at what Alex had to say:
What do you feel people look for now in a toothpaste?
They look for additional benefits instead of simple anti cavity protection. Taste, long lasting freshness, whitening effect and impact on health of gums and teeth
How long should you brush your teeth for?
At least 2 minutes until you feel with your tongue smooth surface on your teeth
How long before you should change your toothbrush?
Healthy people every 3 months or when bristles are not in shape anymore. After infection disease (flu etc.) we recommend also to change the toothbrush.
How important is mouthwash in your dental routine?
It prolongs or accelerates the action of the toothpaste. It is proven that Swissdent Extreme Mouthwash accelerates the whitening effect.
What is the difference between your whitening products to those you can buy on the high street?
Swissdent offers unique combination of very low abrasion, powerful enzymes, bioavailable calcium peroxide and beneficial vitamins.
What would you recommend for people who have very sensitive teeth?
Swissdent CRYSTAL: very low RDA (14!) and biomimetic crystals which repairs enamel and sensitive dentin.
How do your teeth whitening products affect your gums?
Vitamin E has an antioxidant effect and coenzyme Q regenerates the gums.
What age can children start using whitening toothpaste?
The lower limit is 6, normally teenagers (15) start using whitening toothpastes
What are the must do’s when cleaning your teeth and mouth?
– Use a low abrasive toothpaste
– Use a precise soft-medium toothbrush with small head
– Don’t brush your teeth immediately after acidic food or drinks, better rinse or wait 20 minutes
Should women who are pregnant be using teeth whitening?
It is recommended to use whitening toothpastes without peroxide like Swissdent PURE with triple enzymes action
What foods damage your teeth badly?
Food with aggressive acids like pineapple, strawberries, berries or vinegar.
When is the best time to brush your teeth?
Before going to bed is the most important time. And 20 minutes after consumption of sweet and sticky food.
What’s next for Swissdent?
Swissdent is developing a new fluoride free bio toothpaste for children
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What do you do to keep healthy, white teeth and gums? Comment below and let us know.