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22 Mar 2022

Our Top Oral Care Must-Haves For A Healthy Mouth

Today we’re exploring our top oral care must-haves. These products will help you reach optimal dental health and keep cavities away. We’ll explain the benefits of each product so you can decide what’s right for your oral care routine. Let’s get started!

1. Toothbrush

When choosing a toothbrush, there are a few things you should keep in mind. First, you want to make sure that the toothbrush has soft bristles to avoid gum irritation which can cause inflammation and bleeding. Next, look for an antimicrobial self-cleaning toothbrush so you won’t have to worry about how clean (or dirty) your brush really is. Lastly, make sure the bristles are thin enough to reach between teeth and under the gumline to remove existing plaque (hardened bacteria) and prevent further build up. Your Dentist will be impressed!

If you are looking for a new toothbrush, take a look at Doctor Plotka’s! Our brushes are innovative with silver-infused bristles that eliminate 99% of bacteria, viruses, and fungi within 6 hours after use, leaving you with a clean brush morning and night! And, our dual-layered flossing bristles are as thin as a  human hair at the tip allowing you to reach deep into the grooves where 95% of cavities form! You can learn more about our toothbrushes here.

2. Toothpaste

Toothpaste is essential for oral care because it helps prevent tooth decay and cavities. If you're looking for an oral care product that is better for your family and the earth, you may want to try a natural toothpaste.

Natural toothpaste is made with ingredients derived from plants and minerals, and it doesn't contain any artificial chemicals or flavors. This makes it a good option for people looking for a more environmentally friendly oral care product or people who have allergies or sensitivities to certain chemicals. If you are looking for an all-natural toothpaste that still tastes and feels great, check out our all-natural whitening toothpaste perfect for the whole family!

3. Dental Floss

Dental floss is an essential part of oral care because it helps remove plaque and bacteria from between your teeth. For best results, floss at night, before you brush to remove debris stuck between your teeth and gums.

If you have particularly sensitive teeth or struggle with cavities, it's also a good idea to use dental floss after you eat, as this will help get rid of any food particles stuck in your teeth right away.

4. Mouthwash

Mouthwash is an effective way to eliminate any bacteria in your mouth and also helps to freshen your breath. Use mouthwash after you brush your teeth, as this will help get rid of any plaque or bacteria that may have been missed while brushing. There are many types of mouthwash so make sure to choose one that fits your needs. Common types include fluoride, antiseptic, natural, and dry mouth wash.

5. Dental Picks

Dental picks are small tools that you can use to remove plaque and bacteria from between your teeth. They're a good option if you find it difficult to use dental floss. Additionally, some dental picks reach into larger spaces where dental floss may not grab everything.

6. Oral Irrigators

An oral irrigator, also known as a water pick, uses water pressure to clean your teeth and gums. It's a good option if you have braces or other dental work, as it can help get rid of plaque, extra food particles, or bacteria that may be hiding in hard-to-reach places. Essentially, anywhere water can go the oral irrigator can reach.


7. Teeth Whiteners

Teeth whiteners will brighten your smile and make you look and feel more confident. There are a variety of teeth whitening products available, so be sure to choose one that is right for you. Look into the ingredients, the more natural, the better. Many whiteners can be abrasive and make your teeth sensitive.

For example, our toothpaste whitens with silica and hydroxyapatite and lowers the risk of erosion while restoring teeth to their natural whiteness without any harmful ingredients!

8. Tongue Scrapers

Tending to your tongue is often a missed part of oral care. Tongue scrapers are a tool used to clean your tongue. They are an oral care must-have if you have bad breath, as they can help remove the bacteria that is causing it. Plus, cleaning your tongue can improve taste and your overall health by removing harmful germs!

Final Thoughts Oral Care Must-Haves:

There you have it - some of the top oral care must-have products! These will help you reach optimal dental health and keep cavities away. So next time you stock up on oral care supplies, keep these products in mind. Did we miss your favorite oral care must-have? Comment below and let us know!