Mouth and teeth

Healthy mouth - At all ages


Keeping your mouth and teeth healthy is a bet on well-being and quality of life. At any age! 
Healthy mouth and teeth allow you to eat, talk and smile comfortably, contributing to your health and well-being. With confidence!

Dental floss
Dental floss

More than hygiene

Over the time, changes in the mouth can occur cavities, especially in teeth roots; gum diseasesloss, decay or change in the teeth colourdry mouth; more sensitive and thinner mucous membranes and decreased tasteThese are good reasons to take care of the health of your mouth.


Elixirs and mouthwashes
Elixirs and mouthwashes

A healthy mouth for a better life

Daily oral hygiene is the first care you should take. Here are some tips:  

  • Brush your teeth, at least, 2 times a day, with a brush suitable for your needs.  

  • Use interdental brushes or dental floss to clean the spaces between your teeth. 

  • Prefer a fluoride toothpaste to prevent plaque and cavity formation.

  • “Disinfectants” should not be used indiscriminately as they can reduce the number of beneficial bacteria inside the mouth, in addition to eliminating the harmful ones. Choose a cleaning/washing solution suitable for daily use; these can easily be found at your pharmacy. 

  • Avoid eating foods rich in sugars, especially those that stick easily to your teeth, like cookies.


And with the use of dental prostheses

Removable dental prostheses, whether partial or total, need special care.

The first care to be considered is the adaptation phase, during the first days:  

  • Eat soft foods, in small pieces and easily chewable (such as soups, minced meat, fish, yoghurt, cheese, jelly); 
  • Eat small meals, several times a day;
  • Chew well and slowly before swallowing;
  • Read aloud, pronouncing the most difficult words, slowly and clearly;
  • If the prosthesis is hurting or if you notice some inflammation, do not insist on its use. Go to a dentist.
Remember that adapting to the prosthesis requires time. Be patient. After this stage, it is essential to take some precautions. Hygiene and maintenance of your prostheses are especially important.   
  • If they are fixed, use an appropriate brush, dental floss, and interdental prosthesis brush;

  • If they are removable, wash them after meals with suitable products to prevent the formation of tartar and stains. You should wash them thoroughly with water. Remove the prostheses when you sleep, so that your mouth can rest, unless instructed otherwise by your dentist. You can keep your prostheses in water with appropriate disinfectants, which you can buy at your local pharmacy. Always observe the time indication necessary for an effective action. 

Fixed prostheses
Fixed prostheses

Before it hurts

It is important to go to the dentist twice a year: 

  • Detecting any problems as early as possible;
  • Adjusting the prosthesis to the changes that occur in your mouth, maintaining comfort.

Whenever you feel any discomfort in your mouth, talk to your dentist.


Facts and figures

Difference between “Elixir” and “Mouthwash” - Elixirs are composed of active ingredients diluted in a hydro-alcoholic solution and mouthwashes do not contain alcohol in their composition. 



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