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The daily use of a toothbrush allows us to clean a large part of the surface of our teeth.. However, it is not fully accessible to those small spaces in the teeth. spaces between the teeth, in which the toothbrush is not fully accessible.afood debris accumulates and needs to be removed with the help of the with the help of an interdental brush with a suitable interdental brush.
This small oral hygiene accessory is the perfect complement to the the perfect complement to reach most of the surface of the teeth and gums. Using it takes only only a few extra minutes in our daily hygiene, and the difference is incredible.. How about you? do you already use interdental brushes in your oral hygiene?? Find out why they are so important.
What is an interdental brush?
The interdental brush, also known as the interproximal brush, is a smaller toothbrush in the shape of a toothbrush brush.. It has an extremely thin cylindrical brush head, in order to be able to access the space between the teeth, removing food debris and plaqueThis removes food debris and bacterial plaque where the usual toothbrush cannot reach.
In order to facilitate and appropriate its use, the brushes intertoothbrushes are classified according to the shape y the diameter ofl interproximal space smallest through which can be introduced. This is because interdental spaces can vary from person to person. Thicker interproximal brushes are perfect for cleaning wider spaces, while thinner interproximal brushes can be used to remove the plaque bacterial plaque in the spaces interdental spaces more estions.
In order to be able to identify the type of interdental brush, interdental brushes are usually coded by colours which are linked to to the diameter in millimetres of the space through which can pass through.
How to choose the size interdental brush size?
To choose the size size of interproximal toothbrush, it is necessary to take into account that it is the it is the filaments that must be in contact with the teeth, adjusting to the space between the teeth.The filaments should be adjusted to the space between the teeth. In this way, we ensure that not only food debris is removed, but tt also the bacteria adhered to the surface, which form the bacterial plaque.
The best way to choose the thickness is to test the fit of the brush in each interdental space. Brushes that are too thin are less effective, so it is not useful to use a brush that is too thick. is not useful to use less than the right thickness.
At Laboratorios KIN we have a wide range of interdental brushes to suit the needs of all users. to suit the needs of all users. Their Tynex® filaments and an angled handle allow easy access a the inside of the mouth. Choose the most comfortable and effective for your daily oral hygiene:
- CKIN Interconical toothed (ISO 4) - – 1,3 mm
- KIN Interdental mini toothbrush (ISO 3) - – 1,1 mm
- KIN Interdental micro toothbrush (ISO 2) - – 0,9 mm
- KIN Interdental brush supermicro (ISO 1) - – 0,7 mm
- KIN Interdental brush ultramicro (ISO 0) - – 0,6 mm
Who is the interdental brush suitable for?
Interdental brushes are suitable for all types of people. Together with dental floss, they are the best complement to achieve a complete cleaning of the teeth and gums during brushing.
Children, young people, adults and seniors should use interproximal brushes in the spaces between the teeth to prevent cavities. to prevent caries, as well as the most common periodontal diseases.
This type of oral hygiene accessory is also very practical for people who are very practical for people undergoing fixed orthodontic treatment.. As well as helping to clean the interdental spaces interdental spaces, they allow easy removal of food debris.food debris that is deposited that are deposited between the brackets and the archwire.
When to use the interdental brush?
The interdental brush should be used for every brushing. Immediately after using the regular toothbrush, it is necessary to complement the oral cleaning by accessing the interdental spaces with these small brushes.
The use of interproximal brushes can be combined with or replace flossing. can be combined with, or replace, flossing.. It is necessary to used in all interdental all interdental spaces, as well as in hard-to-reach areas of the mouth, such as the mouth and gums.ond areas of the mouth where brushing is not easy to reach.
Advantages of brushing interdental versus other techniques
Spend a couple of extra minutes extra to daily oral hygiene to include the interproximal brush into the regular routine offers multiple benefits. In addition to cleaning most of the surface of the teeth and gums, this simple tool allows you to remove food debris that you can't reach with your toothbrush.
The major advantage of interdental brushes is to effectively remove dental plaquel, preventing preventing the development of periodontal diseases and other conditions, such as interdental caries. With a simple simple gesture, you can maintain gums and teeth and teeth free of infections that can damage your gums and teeth. tyour oral oral health.
How to use the interdental brush step by step
The first step is to choose an interdental brush that has the correct shape and the size most suitable according to the needs of each user. Right after brushing the teeth, it is time to get down to work to clean the spaces between the teeth:
- Pass the brush head through the space between the teeth, moving from the outside to the inside of the teeth..
- Repeat the same procedure using back and forth movements, this time from the inside of the tooth. Avoid rotating the brush to avoid damaging the gums.
- Do the same operation on all the interdental spaces, starting with the molars and moving along the arch of the jaw towards the incisors. Repeat on both the upper and lower arches.
- Finish by rinsing your mouth with water to remove food debris and plaque.
- If you wish, you can combine the use of an interdental brush with flossing, or finish your oral hygiene with a mouthwash to care for your gums.
The use of an interdental brush, dental floss and Mouthwash is as necessary for oral hygiene as brushing and flossing.as necessary for oral hygiene as the toothbrush and toothpaste. Use them daily and you will see a big change in your mouth!