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Oscillating vs Sonic Toothbrushes

Written by Advice Team on February 10, 2016

One question we are asked more than any other is this one - which toothbrush technology is the best; Oral-B’s oscillating technology or Philips Sonicare toothbrush collection? Many clinical studies have proven that electric toothbrushes hold an advantage over manual brushing, especially when it Read article...


Written by Advice Team on February 10, 2016

Using dental floss or an electric water flosser can help prevent gum disease by removing left over pieces of food and plaque from between your teeth. Plaque is a mass of bacteria that builds up on the teeth and is the main cause of gum diseases such as gingivitis and periodontitis as well as dental Read article...

I’ve Got 99 Problems But Bad Breath Is Not One Of Them!

Written by Advice Team on February 10, 2016

Bad breath (halitosis) is a common problem that can affect anyone at any age. About one in four people are thought to have bad breath on a regular basis. Bad breath can be the result of numerous things, but it's usually caused by poor oral hygiene and ineffective teeth brushing. Throughout the da Read article...

Combat Receding Gums

Written by Advice Team on February 10, 2016

Receding gums, or gingival recession, is the process in which the gum tissue that surrounds the teeth pulls back exposing more of the tooth, or worse, the tooth's root. During gum recession, gaps open between the teeth and gum line, making it easy for disease-causing bacteria to build up. If lef Read article...

The Benefits of Oral Irrigation

Written by Advice Team on February 8, 2016

Oral irrigators, also known as dental water jets may sound scary but they are simply an efficient and effective alternative to flossing.   A small, handheld at-home device, oral irrigators use a stream of pressurised water or mouthwash to loosen and remove plaque, debris, bacteria and food particl Read article...

Expert guide

Electric Toothbrush Care and Maintenance

Written by Advice Team on February 8, 2016

Researchers have found that a single toothbrush can be loaded with as many as 10 million germs and bacteria. Wow. Now that should be enough of a sentence for you to make sure you clean your toothbrush on a regular basis and replace the toothbrush head when necessary! Toothbrushing plays an import Read article...

The Benefits Of Using An Electric Toothbrush

Written by Advice Team on February 8, 2016

When it comes to choosing a toothbrush the options available are surprisingly broad but the biggest choice is whether to go manual or electric. Generally this is a matter of personal preference; some people simply feel more comfortable with a manual toothbrush, whereas others prefer an electric on Read article...

Pro tips

Brushing 101

Written by Advice Team on February 8, 2016

From childhood, we are taught that using a toothbrush twice a day is vital to keep our teeth and gums healthy and reduce the chances of tooth decay and gum disease. As we get older a good oral hygiene routine becomes even more important; not only for dental health, but for your overall wellbeing. S Read article...