Helyes fogmosás manuális fogkefével
Helyezd a fogkefét ferdén az ínyre úgy, hogy a szálak egyik fele az ínyt, a másik fele a fogak felszínét takarja, és apró körkörös mozdulatokkal – lehetőleg rányomás nélkül – tisztítsd meg a fogakat. ...Link
Az ínyszél a kapu a helyes szájápoláshoz
Sokan ösztönösen jobban rányomják a fogkefét, amikor a fogak és az íny találkozásánál található mélyedést tisztítják. Tény, hogy a baktériumok nagyon gyorsan megtapadnak az ínyszélben ...Link
CS single: a solo technika
Végezz apró, rezgő mozdulatokat az ínyszél mentén, szinte rányomás nélkül. Használj precíz, finom mozdulatokat nyomás kifejtése nélkül, és kövesd az íny vonalát, a CS egycsomós ...Link
Dental floss or interdental brush?
Toothbrush, toothpaste, dental floss. These three aids in daily oral hygiene are usually found in every bathroom. But an increasing number of bathroom cabinets now contain something different - incredibly small brushes with colourful handles: interdental ...Link
Bleeding gums are a danger signal
Sometimes there are traces of red when biting into an apple. Others discover blood when spitting after brushing their teeth. No matter how bleeding gums are noticed: this is a warning sign, indicating a gum inflammation (gingivitis) or an inflammation of the periodontium (periodontitis). At worst, tooth loss is the outcome. Healthy gums ...Link
Talking to Edith Maurer Bussink, dental hygienist
Kriens, December 2013 – Edith Maurer Bussink, 56, has her own dental hygiene practice in Biel-Benken/canton Basle ...Link
A fogköztisztító kefe helyes használata
Illeszd a kefét a kissé megdöntve a fogközhöz, enyhén told be, billentsd vízszintesbe, majd told át. Húzd ki és kész. Egyszer be, majd ki. Kész. A tisztító mozdulatot csak egyszer szükséges elvégezni. Néhány ...Link
Hard or soft bristles?
Hard bristles combined with the wrong brushing technique are frequently to blame for receding gums. People who prefer toothbrushes with hard bristles often use far too much pressure – even if they clean with small, circular movements, as dental professionals recommend, instead of scrubbing back and forth. Young adults, in ...Link
Brushing or dancing?
Neglect your teeth at your peril – you’re unlikely to win hearts or get that job with a bad smile. Well cared for teeth mean self-confidence and self-confidence increases your likelihood of success when looking for a partner or a job. Life will be tough if you can’t smile romantically across the table when dining by ...Link
«Zähneputzen ist eine Kunst»
Kriens, September 2013 - Prophylaxis is not as easy as people think. Many dental professionals are really happy if their patients actually use dental floss regularly and properly. There is an organization that aims to expand prophylaxis: iTOP. What is it exactly? Laura Breitschmid, responsible for iTOP, talks to Dental Tribune Swiss ...Link
Ötletek a fogköztisztításhoz kezdőknek
A szájápolás új szintjére készülsz lépni. Az alábbi tanácsok segítségével a fogközök tisztítása a napi szájápolási rutinod természetes részévé válik majd. A CURAPROX ...Link
Our teeth – under pressure from all sides
People normally have 32 teeth. Each of them works hard and is constantly under attack. Just by chewing food, forces of up to 30 kg are exerted on the tooth – a few thousand times per ...Link
Pleasure or duty?
Once learned, never forgotten: brushing your teeth is important. Morning, and night. Front, back. Inner surface, outer surface. Change the toothbrush every three months. This is how most people brush their teeth: by routine, a feeling of duty – and with discipline. Let’s be honest: is brushing your teeth really a ...Link
A fogselyem helyes használata
Köss egy csomót a fogselyemre úgy, hogy egy hurkot kapj. Ez segíteni fog neked abban, hogy a fogakat az íny felsértése nélkül tisztítsd meg. A hurok módszer Tekerd a fogselymet az összezárt négy ujjad köré és így ...Link
Three times a day or evenings only?
When should I be brushing my teeth? Three times a day? After every meal? Scientific studies give the all-clear: it's enough to remove plaque every 24 hours. Before going to bed is best. However, it's an absolute must then to clean each tooth ...Link
Implant Saver technika
Hogyan? Fűzd be. Vezesd át a fogselymet az implantátum felett. Ezután két kézzel tartsd a két végét. Most váltakozva, enyhén feszítsd meg és engedd vissza az Implant-Saver fogselymet. Ezek a mozdulatok gyengéden és hatékonyan ...Link
Implant care must be tailored to the individual patient
Kriens, August 2014 – In an interview, Kirsten Warrer tells us what is so special about the new Curaprox implant care product and what to pay attention to when teaching implant care. Ms Warrer, DDS, Ph.D., is a specialist in periodontology and an international ...Link
Scrub or circle?
Even the handle is different: the CURAPROX CS 5460 ultra soft toothbrush has a octagonally shaped handle. This makes it easy to hold the toothbrush correctly for cleaning, at roughly a 45-degree angle, half on the gum, half on the tooth. Always at an angle: this basic position helps you to clean your teeth and gum line most effectively ...Link
Toothpaste – the helpful assistant
Anyone who gets a strange taste in their mouth after brushing their teeth should take a closer look at what is actually in their toothpaste. This is particularly important if they are suffering from dry mouth, irritation of the oral mucosa or even mouth ulcers. Fluoride is in there, obviously, but which fluoride is it? Cleaning and ...Link
SLS or mild formula?
For the ancient Egyptians, it was a mixture of wine vinegar and pumice. The Romans are said to have used ground seashells and, in the Middle Ages, people used beech ash and cloves. Nowadays the contents of toothpastes are far removed from such naturalness and purity. Standard toothpaste usually contain chemical softening agents, ...Link
Bad breath develops in the mouth
The bacteria that contributes to bad breath include Treponema denticola and Porphyromonas gingivalis. Millions of this type of bacteria colonize in our mouths and degrade food residues stuck between our teeth or in the gum pockets. In this decay process, volatile sulphur compounds are produced, which we perceive as unpleasant – bad ...Link
Toothbrush or apple?
As frequently happens, the traditional wisdom of using an apple as a replacement for brushing does have a grain of truth in it. In fact, this fruit not only has vitamin C, but it also contains many health-giving minerals. And, chewing an apple after a meal really does remove superficial deposits from the ...Link
Oral rinse or saliva?
Hats off to saliva: a healthy person produces up to one litre of saliva a day and this keeps teeth and the oral mucosa in good health. As soon as the saliva stops flowing – due to illness, medication or age – teeth quickly decline and the oral mucosa dry ...Link
Looking after implants, staying healthy
People who have problems with chewing and speaking due to tooth loss and those that are embarrassed to smile can breath a sign of relief: high-quality implants, individually made and implanted by dental specialists improve lives as the longed-for normality returns to everyday life. With careful oral hygiene and regular medical ...Link
Plaque or pellicle?
Only a few minutes after a professional clean, an ultrathin film starts to develop on teeth. This pellicle – also called initial, oral biofilm by professionals – is formed largely of proteins that are in the saliva. The job of the pellicle is to prevent acids from attacking the teeth and releasing the minerals therein. Just ...Link
Bacteria – the invasion of the mouth
About 50 billion bacteria inhabit people's mouths. The most dangerous kind is streptococci. They feel happiest in the deposits that adhere to the tooth surface and live mainly off sugar. This produces organic acids that dissolve the hard, roughly 2.5-millimetre thick protective layer of tooth enamel. If the germs penetrate as far as the ...Link
Saliva, a natural health service provider
Each person produces more than one litre of saliva a day. It is 99.4 per cent water and lubricates the oral cavity, thus enables us to speak, swallow and ...Link
Profi-Fussballer trainieren in der Zahnarztpraxis
Kriens, 12.06.2014 – For once, the soccer professionals at Zurich FC did not practise dribbling and one-two passes. A trip to the dentist was scheduled. No drilling. But training did take place, under the supervision of Dr. med. dent. Kufus and rightly so, since poor oral hygiene can adversely affect performance on the ...Link
Dentist U. P. Saxer: «The hydrodynamic effect is like a mountain stream»
Kriens, March 2011 – Together with CURAPROX, Prof. Saxer has now developed a brush head that exploits the benefits of sonic technology even more. Prof. Saxer will continue to drive research projects to make sonic toothbrushes even better ...Link
Biofilm: egy barát, ami ellenséggé válik
Ez a bevonat megbetegíthet, ha nem távolítjuk el megfelelően vagy ha a strukturált, réteges szerkezetét nem bontjuk meg. Először a pellicula alakul ki. Ez az rendkívül vékony lerakódás a nyálban lévő fehérjékből és ...Link
The CURASEPT ADS® chlorhexidine system tested in practices
Kriens, 8 April 2014 – When Basle area resident Heinz Weisskopf (60) recently went to his dentist for a check-up, he received praise for his oral hygiene for the first time in his life. Since he started using chlorhexidine products by CURASEPT ADS®, his dental health is now in ...Link
“I see myself as a coach”
Kriens, November 2013 – The iTOP training programme gives dental hygiene specialists comprehensive skills in individually trained oral prophylaxis. Dental hygienist Judith Weiss, 47, from Weggis, canton Lucerne, has just successfully completed the final seminar block – “with a huge rucksack of ...Link
Dentist Milan Stojanovic: «This compliance is fantastic»
Kriens, 22 October 2012 – Hardly any visible brown discoloration of the teeth, no taste interference and with full chlorhexidine effect: Milan Stojanovic, dentist in Niederbipp, Switzerland, swears by CHX treatment with CURASEPT ...Link
«Many say they have fewer mouth ulcers»
Kriens, 20 February 2014 - Swiss brand Curaprox now has three toothpastes in its range and all of them are manufactured in Switzerland. What is so special about these toothpastes? The developer of these toothpastes, Dr. Matthias Mütsch, sc. nat. ETH, answers our ...Link
Mouthwashes: multifunctional aids
Chemical plaque control is an important feature of daily dental care and prescribing a mouthwash is standard practice when it comes to providing professional treatment for this. A key ingredient in any effective mouthwash is chlorhexidine, however, there are also many others that can significantly boost the effectiveness of a mouthwash ...Link
Hydroxylapatite: Enamel replacement in a tube
What do Sils in the Swiss Engadine valley, Badersdorf in Austria’s Burgenland and the Bavarian Fichtel Mountains have in common? Tourist attractions, certainly. Even more: these are locations where hydroxylapatite is found. A fairly rare mineral, which chemists also call hydroxylated calcium phosphate salt. But you don’t have ...Link