melville dental care

               248 Melville Road
Pascoe Vale South 3044
phone 9354 9714 
info@melvilledentalcare.com.au

 

 

The Smile Shop


Dr Thai will recommend any additional rinses or specialty cleaning aids which can help to improve and maintain your oral and gum health.
We have available for purchase all the rinses, brushes and flosses we recommend and you’re more than welcome to pop in to top-up your supply.

 


Colgate Neutrafluor 5000+  Toothpaste

Colgate Neutrafluor 5000

Higher strength fluoride paste to help strengthen and protect tooth enamel against decay


Directions for use:


Dispense small drop of paste (about the size of pea) onto your toothbrush.  Brush
as directed by your dentist and/or
hygienist.

  • Once finished brushing spit any excess toothpaste out.  Avoid rinsing withwater
    and/or mouth wash for at least 30 minutes after brushing.
  • Use twice daily.

 

Colgate Neutrafluor 220 Fluoride Mouth Rinse

Colgate Neutrafluor 220 Fluoride Mouth Rinse

Fluoride rinse to help strengthen and protect tooth enamel against decay


Directions for use:

  • Dispense 10ml and swish around mouth vigorously for one minute.
  • Spit out and avoid rinsing with water, eating and drinking for 30 minutes after use.
  • Use once daily, preferably right before bedtime
  • May be used after brushing though has greater benefit if used at an alternate time
    to brushing - such as 30 minutes after brushing teeth.

Colgate Savacol Antiseptic Mouth Rinse

Colgate Savacol Antiseptic Mouth Rinse

An antimicrobial rinse to help reduce bacteria in the mouth and prevent gum disease


Directions for use:

  • Dispense 15ml and swish around mouth vigorously for one minute.
  • Spit out and avoid rinsing with water, eating or drinking for 30 minutes after use.
  • Use at an alternate time to brushing teeth for example 30 minutes before or after brushing. (The active ingredient in Savacol is neutralized by the foaming action in toothpaste).
  • For short term use only as may cause surface staining to teeth.

 

Curasept 0.05% Mouth Rinse

An antiseptic rinse to help reduce bacteria in the mouth and prevent gum disease


Directions for use:

  • Dispense 10ml and swish around mouth vigorously for one minute.
  • Spit out and avoid rinsing with water, eating or drinking for 30 minutes after use.
  • Use at an alternate time to brushing teeth, for example 30 minutes before or
    after brushing. (The active ingredient in Curasept is neutralized by the foaming action in toothpaste).
  • May be used once daily



Curasept 0.12% Mouth Rinse

Directions for use:

  • Dispense and use as directed above
  • Use once daily for maximum of 6 weeks.

 

GC Tooth Mousse &  Tooth Mousse Plus (with Fluoride)

 GC Tooth Mousse &  Tooth Mousse Plus

Contains a bio-available calcium and phosphate derived from cow’s milk – used to rebuild and protect tooth enamel


Directions for use:

  • Dispense small amount (about the size of pea) onto a cotton bud or your finger.
  • Gently run tooth mousse around all surfaces of the teeth
  • To spread further and incorporate ToothMousse into tooth structure –
    run tongue over all surfaces of the teeth.
  • If desired spit out any excess.
  • Avoid eating, drinking and rinsing for 30 minutes.
  • Best used once daily after brushing and flossing teeth just before bed.

Toothmousse is derived from cow’s milk
so patients with a milk protein allergy should avoid using it.



Piksters  Interdental Brushes (Sizes 0 to 7)

Pack 10 or Box 40

Piksters  Interdental Brushes

 

Removes plaque in-between to help reduce gum disease and decay forming between the teeth


Directions for use:

  • Place tip of the Pikster in between adjoining teeth
  • Adapt bristles to the tooth at the gumline and maneuver brush in a back, forward, side to side motion.
  • Use in between all teeth including those that do not have an adjoining tooth
  • Use once daily

 

cleaning teeth with interdental brushes

 

    • Size 4 Red             
    • Size 5 Blue
    • Size 6 Green
    • Size 7 Black (largest)

  • Size 0 Grey                                           
  • Size 1 Purple
  • Size 2 White
  • Size 3 Yellow

 

Tongue Scraper

Tongue Scraper

 

 Removes plaque and bacteria from the tongue which contribute to bad breath


Directions for use:
  • Place tongue scraper at the very back of the tongue
  • Gently press down and pull forward toward the tip of the tongue in a sweeping motion
  • Rinse the tongue scraper under water and repeat
  • May be used with a small amount of toothpaste or dipped in mouth wash for added antibacterial effect
  • Most effective in the evenings after brushing and flossing teeth

 

tongue being scraped

 

 

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