Questions and answers

Questions and answers


For a proper and complete oral hygiene routine, you should brush your teeth with toothpaste at least 2 times a day for 2 minutes. In addition, it is important that you clean your tongue and the spaces between your teeth (interproximal areas). It is advisable to finish up with mouthwash.

To perform proper brushing, we recommend you choose a quality toothbrush to clean all the surfaces of your teeth (front, back and chewing sides) for at least 2 minutes (30 seconds per quadrant) and brush 2 times a day or after meals.

At least 2 times a day or after meals for 2 minutes.

As soon as your baby’s first tooth comes in, brushing with a special, age-specific brush is recommended to remove bacterial plaque without causing damage.

You should replace your toothbrush with a new one every 3 months, or even earlier if you notice any deterioration of the filaments. If the filaments of your toothbrush are deteriorated, oral hygiene cannot be carried out properly and may even damage your gums.

The anatomy of the tongue makes it an ideal place for the bacteria involved in bad breath to build up. Therefore, cleaning it is necessary to prevent bad breath (halitosis).

Yes, because regular toothbrushing does not clean the interdental areas. Oral biofilm (bacterial plaque) can accumulate in these areas, causing an array of oral diseases. For this reason, we recommend using dental floss or tape, interproximal brushes and/or oral irrigators to ensure complete oral hygiene. It is advisable to perform interproximal cleaning once a day.

Yes, because they provide multiple benefits: they reach all parts of the mouth (including the mucosa) and keep the active ingredients in the mouth for longer.

Due to its mechanism of action, fluoride is a very effective component in caries prevention and tooth enamel remineralisation. The products marketed by DENTAID that contain fluoride include the appropriate concentration according to the recommendations of Scientific Societies.

DENTAID offers a wide range of toothpastes and mouthwashes whose fluoride content adapts to the needs of the entire population, specifying on its children’s products the accepted age to start using the products, in accordance with the recommendations outlined in the paediatric dentistry guidelines.

  • As of the eruption of a child’s first tooth and up to 3 years of age: use a very small amount, similar to the size of a grain of rice, of dental gel containing 1000 ppm of fluoride.
  • Between 3 and 6 years: use a pea-sized amount of dental gel containing 1000 ppm of fluoride.
  • As of the age of 6 years: use 1-2 cm of dental gel containing 1450 ppm of fluoride.

Any use in children under the age of 6 must always be under the supervision of a dentist.

Cetylpyridinium Chloride (CPC) is a safe antiseptic that has been shown to be effective in reducing certain bacteria, fungi and viruses. It is widely used in toothpastes and mouthwashes for the prevention of oral diseases. There is scientific evidence showing its efficacy against viruses including influenza, rotavirus, herpes simplex virus, hepatitis B and some coronaviruses.

It is advisable to visit your dentist / dental hygienist at least once a year. This frequency is recommended for those people who maintain good oral hygiene, as it allows them to prevent or control slowly developing problems. If you suspect you have a problem in your mouth, visit your dentist as soon as possible to get a diagnosis of your condition.

We recommend that you consult your oral healthcare professional to determine which product best meets your needs. Our products can be used by pregnant women, but we always recommend getting a prescription and follow-up from a professional.

All DENTAID brushes are manufactured without latex and are therefore suitable for people with latex allergy.

All DENTAID mouthwashes and toothpastes are gluten-free in their manufacture and composition, so they are suitable for those with gluten intolerance.

All DENTAID mouthwashes and toothpastes are lactose-free in their manufacture and composition. However, some products contain lactic acid or derivatives in their composition. We recommend you consult your specialist to confirm if this component might cause you intolerance or allergy.

DENTAID does not conduct animal experiments for the development or manufacture of its products. None of the products marketed by DENTAID contain ingredients of animal origin.

None of our products contain animal-derived ingredients in their composition.


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