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The prevention and management of gum disease is a lifelong commitment and depends on the daily mechanical removal of plaque, through toothbrushing and interdental cleaning [1]. The evidence shows that gum disease can only be managed with good compliance [2].


The key is to recommend tools that patients will be willing to adopt and use. While flossing might be a long-established and well-known interdental cleaning method, flossing effectively is difficult [3]. Studies have demonstrated that easier-to-use interdental brushes and rubber interdental picks are associated with greater compliance, efficacy and outcomes compared with floss [4] - [7].

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  • The patient-preferred interdental tool. Particularly easy to use and causes fewer gum abrasions (vs floss) [8].
  • Designed to stimulate gingival blood flow and remove interdental plaque [9].
  • For the periodontally healthy, for all patients on the GO. Also ideal as a first interdental for the low-compliant patient.


  • The easy-to-use interdental brush for periodontally compromised patients.
  • Removes up to 25% more plaque than brushes with regular filaments, thanks to its proprietary triangular bristles.
  • Designed for patient comfort and control: with a gentle mouth feel.


  • The easy-to-use interdental brush that offers two positions at choice. 
  • Provides easy access to back teeth.
  • Ideal for patients with dexterity issues or wearing implants and bridges.

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Leverage ease of use to help patients adopt interdental cleaning

GUM has developed a simple recommendation that allows oral care professionals to consider their patient’s periodontal health status (healthy or not) and then match it with their patient’s behaviour and motivation to propose a solution that has a good patient fit and is more likely to be adopted. We call it the ’Oral health ease-of-use ladder’.

[1] Chandki 2011; Ng 2019.
[2] EFP/ORCA workshop in Jepsen S, J Clin Periodontol, 2017.
[3] Asadoorian J, J Dent Educ, 2006; Ng E, Dent J (Basel), 2019.
[4] Hennequin-Hoenderdos NL & Slot DE. Int J Dent Hyg 2018.
[5] Graziani F, Int J Dent Hyg 2018.
[6] Needleman I, J Clin; Periodontol 2005.
[7] Wilder RS, Periodontol 2000, 2016.
[8] Hennequin-Hoenderdos NL & Slot DE. IntJ Dent Hyg 2018.
[9] Johnson T, Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2015.

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