Recommended Products:

 

The focused cleaning of the Compact DiamondClean brush head for the Sonicare removes plaque in hard-to-reach areas. These are available in the Studio and now come in a 3-pack for $25.

 

The extra long bristles of the InterCare brush head for the Sonicare allow for a deeper clean between your teeth. These are available in the Studio and now come in a 3-pack for $25.

 

 

It is easiest to find the Waterpik Dental Water Jet Pik Pocket Replacement Tips by doing an online search. They are easily found at www.waterpik.com/oral-health/tips-accessories/ or www.amazon.com and generally run in the $8 – $12 range for a pack of two.

 

Soft Picks Original are between-teeth cleaners for the removal of dental plaque and food particles from between the teeth and around crowns, bridges, implants, dentures, and orthodontic appliances. The flexible and tapered synthetic rubber bristles fit easily between most teeth, removing dental plaque where gum disease often starts and toothbrushes alone cannot reach. They can be found at most local drug stores, grocers and discount retail outlets. They can also be ordered online through many sources by doing an internet search.

 

 

Soft Picks Advanced are for the same purpose as the Soft Picks Original, but are made with a curve. This feature makes them easier to use in some areas, especially from the lingual (inside) surface.

 

 

The GUM Proxabrush Go-Between #3014 is excellent for cleaning between the teeth. It is difficult to find locally, but can be searched for online purchase.

 

 

The GUM Proxabrush Go-Between Ultra#878 is a slimmer version of the #3014 and is excellent for cleaning between tighter spaces. It is also difficult to find locally, but can be searched for online purchase.

 

 

The GUM Proxabrush Cleaners are for the same purpose as the other Go-Between items listed above. They are available in Wide, Moderate, Tight and Ultra-Tight and are much easier to find at your local drug store or grocer.

 

 

Kleenite is a multipurpose Dental Cleanser. It is excellent for cleaning retainers, mouth guards, night guards and partial dentures. It is also sold as Stain Away and is the same formula. This product is no longer sold locally, but is easy to find on www.Amazon.com   It is important to note that there is a stronger product called Stain Away Plus and it is only safe on appliances the have NO metal parts.

 

 

DentaSoak is an appliance cleaner that is effective on tough bacteria and debris, but won’t discolor or harm retainers, dentures or mouthguards. It is clinically proven to destroy stubborn candida albicans and other oral microbes. It can be ordered at www.dentasoak.com and can also be found on other websites by doing an internet search.

 

 

Allday Dry Mouth Spray is one of the best products we have found for relief from dry mouth. It can be found on www.Amazon.com or http://www.elevateoralcare.com/dentist/Allday

 

 

Spry Chewing Gum utilizes the sweetener xylitol which has been shown to reduce the risk of tooth decay. It is made by Xlear Inc. and they have a complete line of products including several flavors of gum and mints. Spry gum can be found at Lawrence Nutrition Center and some local grocers. It is also available at www.xlear.com/store/spry-dental-defense.html and www.Amazon.com

 

 

The use of tobacco products is a significant risk factor for oral health, as well as overall health. We are frequently asked for guidance in the battle to quit the use of these products. We always begin with a referral to a personal physician. The following links may also provide assistance and an abundance of information.

1-800-QUIT-NOW  1-800-QUIT-NOW is a toll-free number operated by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) that will connect you directly to your state’s tobacco quitline. The number serves as a national portal to link callers to their state quitline based on their area code. The number services all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S Territories and Pacific Islands. 1-800-QUIT-NOW provides US residents an easily understood and memorable number to call for telephone cessation assistance from anywhere in the US and U.S Territories and Pacific Islands. It also allows for national promotion of quitlines using a single telephone number. 1-800-QUIT-NOW was established by the NCI in November 2004 as part of a US Department of Health and Human Services cessation initiative, the National Network of Tobacco Cessation Quitlines.

www.SMOKEFREE.gov is intended to help you or someone you care about quit smoking. Different people need different resources as they try to quit smoking cigarettes. … Information about a wide range of topics related to smoking and quitting is available on this site.