Fixed prostheses

How to clean beneath bridges and crowns?

Interproximal brushes are needed for cleaning under bridges and crowns.

Biofilm and food debris easily build up on the base of the pontic and can be effectively removed with interproximal brushes.

Wide spaces can also exist between prosthetic crowns and teeth and the interdental margins of crowns and veneers may need extra cleaning to prevent seepage.

How to clean beneath bridges and crowns?

Other indications of interprox interproximal brushes

Interdental spaces

To properly clean open interdental spaces, the use of interproximal brushes is essential.

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Implants

Interproximal brushes are needed for proper cleaning of the spaces between implants.

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Braces

Interproximal brushes are essential for cleaning brackets and spaces between teeth that are formed from the orthodontic movement of teeth.

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Diastemata

This is a separation between teeth which allows for increased biofilm accumulation on the inner sides, and therefore requires strict hygiene with interproximal brushes.

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Edentulous gaps

Interproximal brushes can more effectively clean the inner sides of teeth thanks to their adaptability.

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Furcal areas

When periodontal disease is involved, furcal areas may be exposed and require stricter cleaning using interproximal brushes.

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