Product Type: Corsodyl Oral Care
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A hygienic and effective way to floss between the teeth
Corsodyl Daily Interdental Brushes
Member Name: carlz2001uk
Corsodyl Daily Interdental Brushes
Advantages: Easy to use, handy storage container, they work!
Disadvantages: None really, but I can't specifically say they are better than other brands
After appeasing my dentist by buying an electric toothbrush, I was still being nagged by her to floss. I completely understand the importance for dental hygiene to floss regularly but me and flossing just do not get on. After I told my dentist this she recommended trying interdental brushes instead which she suggested I would find much easier to use. I actually forgot about them for a few weeks and then when I spotted the Corsodyl ones in the supermarket for the bargain price of £1 (I have rarely seen them at this price since so do keep an eye out), I quickly remembered and purchased them!
The ones I initially opted for were the Corsodyl Daily interdental brushes, and this was solely based on price. I had only once used Corsody as a brand for a short period when my dentist recommended using the mouthwash, and I was really pleased with the results so figured for £1 I couldn't really go too far wrong.
Interdental brushes work much like flossing but as opposed to a long piece of floss to navigate through your teeth you have basically a miniature toothbrush without bristles! It is ideal for hard to reach places such as the back teeth. It is also much easier to navigate through your teeth too which ensures that you are able to get to all of the places that a toothbrush can't.
Although I don't have braces anymore I would have found these ideal when I was a teenager with metal braces. It can easily reach through braces without the worry of them becoming damaged during the process.
Using them is easy as the tapered edges and rubber material easily flex between teeth. The little handle to hold them makes it easy to use and I have easily adjusted myself to using them in my dental routine. To use you gently push them into the spaces between teeth and pull back and forth, but it is extremely important not to force them. The brushes should fit between most teeth but I have one or two hard to reach areas where I don't use the brushes as it would most likely cause bleeding as it would be forced.
Storing the brushes is easy as they come in their own handy little storage container which makes it easy but also hygienic to store them in a bathroom cabinet or take them on holiday. I have a pack in my bag for garlic/ herb emergencies!
I have noticed a difference since I have started using interdentals. My teeth feel cleaner and I can feel the small gaps in between each tooth more than when I don't use them (she says, tonguing the gaps!). They obviously help to reduce the amount of plaque build-up, and remove food particles from between the teeth. More importantly my dentist has stopped nagging me so they must be working!
Prices vary but the average store which charge around £2/£3 for a pack of 10. As these are dailies, you will obviously need 3 packs a month.
I have tried a few brands now and to be honest I haven't favoured one over the other so I will happily buy whichever are on offer or are priced the cheapest in the specific shop I am in.
Summary: 4 stars
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