How do I use disclosing tablets?

How do I use disclosing tablets?

Chew a tablet (or just one half for adults, a quarter for kids) then swish around with saliva for 30 seconds before spitting out. Rinse gently with water – then check your teeth in good light for areas highlighted with the bright pink/purple stain. Finally, brush again to get a truly bright white smile!

Can you use disclosing tablets before brushing?

Before using a plaque-disclosing product, brush and floss your teeth as usual. Then you can choose from the following: Plaque disclosing tablet: Chew a tablet and let it mix with the saliva in your mouth, then swish the saliva around for about 30 seconds and spit it out.

How do you use Ceplac tablets?

Before you brush your teeth, crush one tablet between the teeth. Spread the liquid in your mouth round your teeth and gums with your tongue. You should not swallow the tablet. Rinse out your mouth once or twice with fresh water.

How do you make a homemade disclosing tablet?

You can buy a disclosing solution at a drugstore, or you can make your own by mixing two drops of blue or green food coloring with two teaspoons of water. Swish the solution around in your mouth, spit and then rinse with water.

Are disclosing tablets safe?

Generally, yes, disclosing tablets are safe for children. However, do read the packet beforehand and follow all of the instructions. Also, keep in mind that disclosing tablets should not be swallowed, so make sure your child is old enough to know not to swallow them.

How long do disclosing tablets last?

After you use the disclosing tablets, your mouth and tongue may be temporarily stained for as long as a day with a harmless dye. Many people use the disclosing tablets at bedtime so that the stain left in their mouths can fade overnight. Some disclosing tablets make a bright red stain, which can stain clothing.

Do disclosing tablets expire?

What is the shelf life for disclosing tablets? Answer: Tablets are individually sealed. The tablets are dry food coloring and filler, nothing in them that can spoil.

How often should I use disclosing tablets?

Disclosing tablets should be used about once a week. With children it may be quite revealing to use a disclosing tablet after they have (allegedly!) cleaned their teeth to show where they have missed.

Can disclosing tablets go bad?

Shelf life: Although tablets usually have a long shelf life, they will expire eventually. If buying in bulk to get a better price, make sure you will use them all in time.

How do you get plaque off your teeth?

You swirl a special fluorescent solution around your mouth. Then rinse your mouth gently with water. Examine your teeth and gums while shining an ultraviolet plaque light into your mouth. The light will make any plaque look bright yellow-orange.

What can Disclosing tablets can tell you about plaque?

If you’re wondering whether you have a buildup of plaque, one way to test for it is by using disclosing tablets. After chewing a tablet and rinsing your mouth, pink-stained areas will develop on your teeth. These are the areas that contain plaque in your mouth.

What are the rewards for buying Colgate Crest products?

Buy $50 or more participating Crest or Oral B products and receive $15 Walgreens Cash rewards. Buy 2 or more participating Colgate products and receive $4 Walgreens Cash rewards.

When to use plague Disclosing tablets for braces?

Now that you can see the plaque, you can brush and floss a second time, more thoroughly. Plague-disclosing tablets can benefit anyone, but they’re especially useful for people who are prone to plaque build-up due to extenuating circumstances, such as receding gums or dental apparatus, including braces or bridges.

How often should you brush your teeth with disclosing tablets?

You must brush twice a day and floss daily. And don’t forget to check with your dentist about whether incorporating disclosing tablets into your oral care is right for you. Prevention is often better than cure, and it’s especially so in the case of plaque buildup.