Keeping all five sides of your teeth clean by Elaine Tilling, Head of Clinical Education at TePe UK
We are constantly bombarded with teeth whitening products, treatments and apparent ‘quick fixes’, but what can you do to keep your pearly whites, white?
5 top tips for pearly whites
Leading Swedish oral hygiene company TePe, renowned for their interdental brushes, have shared new results from a survey commissioned by the British Society of Periodontology, examining the prevalence of gum disease among the diabetes community. In the survey, taken by over 700 people, results highlighted that almost half had never been given information on the implications of gum disease for their diabetic condition and were also unaware of the symptoms of gum disease.
TePe’s industry leading interdental brushes have received an exciting colour refresh.
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Easter time goes hand in hand with indulging on yummy treats and chocolates. Whilst the very thought of a steady and unregulated intake of chocolate is a tempting one, spare a thought for your teeth who would much prefer that you eat your Easter treats in one sitting rather than throughout the day.
Oral health experts advise you to eat all your chocolate eggs in one sitting
With summer in our sights and the beach beckoning, many of us are hitting the gym harder than ever and filling our diets with healthy fruits and veg to ensure we’re summer ready. For some, this may even mean trying out a juicing diet.
Keeping you smiling throughout the summer
Leading Swedish oral hygiene company TePe AB, market leaders of award winning interdental brushes, have demonstrated their commitment to the local community by working with Bridgwater and Taunton College to commission local students to produce artwork for their new UK headquarters in Wells.
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TePe, previously based on two sites - Wedmore and Cheddar have moved into Wells City - the smallest city in England. The opening on 26 January 2017 marks an exciting future for the company, with an expanded head office providing the opportunity for further UK investment and future job creation. The company’s new headquarters are strategically designed to accommodate the rapid growth TePe has undergone in recent years and provides a facility for continued growth for the future. During the opening we were joined by over 70 guests who travelled far and wide to enjoy the celebrations.
Office opening 2017
The innovative ‘new’ TePe EasyPick™ developed and manufactured by TePe Sweden, receives ‘Highly Commended’ at the Dentistry Industry Awards UK 2016 in the Product Launch of the Year category.
TePe EasyPick™, is an on-the-go next generation dental pick for on-the-go use. It comes in two conical sizes, which means it can be used for many size of gaps, for efficient cleaning of teeth. A TePe EasyPick™ can be easily inserted in between the teeth to remove trapped food and to help reach the hidden 40 per cent of the tooth that regular tooth brushing misses.
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Team TePe UK made every step count for Mouth Cancer Awareness with the 2017 Miles4Smiles initiative. Recording our steps for a week at work, play and on the sports fields, our small team of 12 recorded a pretty credible 198,729 steps raising £380 for The Oral Health Foundation (OHF).
Our product catalogue has now been updated in a new edition for 2016. Please note that there is no change of item numbers since the last edition.
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Last summer you helped raise £25,000 for charity by supporting 500 Miles 4 Smiles. You, along with hundreds of other volunteers reached thousands of people with positive messages about the importance of good oral health and hygiene and raising awareness of mouth cancer.
This year we’re back under a name and once again looking for your support!
Moveit4smiles is an oral health initiative which aims to raise awareness of mouth cancer, simply by moving from A to B. The voluntary campaign is looking for anybody with a passion for raising awareness of important health issues to organise or take part in charity walks, swims, runs or bicycle rides. How you do it is completely up to you!
More about moveit4smiles
Following a TePe National Represented Survey conducted by One PollI, TePe provides a visual depiction about how we can simple turn a health benefiting behaviour into a daily habit.
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The BSP's Ian Needleman created a film called 'The Sound of Periodontitis' - gum disease. Gum disease is so often considered a silent disease so feel free to share this information and wear your smile with pride.
According to a recent study*, 94% of Dental Hygienists recommend TePe Interdental Brushes. This underpins our significant market growth and reinforces why TePe continues to be the number one interdental brush brand used daily by dental professionals and consumers.
Our Interdental Brushes
* Harris M, Eaton KA, Ross MK, Avevalo C. (2015) A Survey of Dental Hygienists in the United Kingdom in 2011. Part 4 - Prevention Skills Training and Utilisation.
TePe EasyPick™ receives Highly Commended for Product Launch of the Year at the Dentistry Industry Awards 2016
Innovative new TePe EasyPick™ wins prestigious Red Dot award
Eklund Foundation for Odontological Research and Education
Introducing the new TePe EasyPick™ orange