Periodontitis, peri-implantitis, cardiovascular problems, pneumonia, rheumatism, diabetes, a deficient immune defence, an unfulfilled desire to have children, erectile dysfunction, fertility problems, premature birth

How does your oral health affect your general health?

In our mouth, there are a variety of very important bacteria. Again and again, pathogens appear as well. Through minor injuries of the oral mucosa, they
a. can get into the bloodstream and cause problems elsewhere
b. cause infections and inflammatory processes
When it comes to our general health, oral bacteria therefore play a crucial role so that the reduction of pathogens is of paramount importance.


Oral health study

What does your toothbrush have to do with all this?

a. Many renowned scientists believe that the toothbrush is key. With our toothbrush, we remove dirt, plaque and also our biofilm. The biofilm is where all the bacteria are living. Removing it therefore significantly reduces the number of germs in our mouth. After brushing our teeth, most of us leave our toothbrush behind in the bathroom. Usually, this room is warm and humid - the perfect conditions to continue breeding the germs in the brush. Ironically, this helps the germs to multiply and when it's time to brush our teeth again, we put them right back in our mouth. This way, the very toothbrush we are using to remove the germs from our mouth becomes the ideal breeding ground for them.

b. Many toothbrushes have bristles that are simply too hard. Especially patients prone to periodontitis (over 50% of the population, i.e. 8 out of 10 adults) should pay close attention to making sure to keep their gums intact. Even the smallest injuries can help bacteria to get into the bloodstream, from where they can reach all other areas of the body.

c. Novacare toothbrushes have particularly soft bristles and thus prevent gum injuries. These injuries are the door for bacteria to the body and the cause of a periodontitis. A special 2-layer bristle structure thoroughly cleans the interdental spaces. Ultra-thin bristles guarantee a perfectly smooth cleaning of the tooth surface. The proven silver technology keeps the toothbrush clean and the hygienic packaging for travel and storage further supports this cleanliness.


Study 1 on toothbrushes
Study 2 on toothbrushes
Study 3 on toothbrushes
Study 4 on toothbrushes

What does your toothpaste have to do with this?

Your toothpaste helps to regenerate and strengthen the enamel. In addition, it reduces the number of bacteria in the mouth. For most toothpastes, however, this effect is only temporary. Novacare additionally uses atomic silver particles. Over time, these accumulate on the plaque - the biofilm, in which the bacteria can reproduce particularly well. On the surface of the silver particles, silver ions that kill these germs are formed. With the silver particles, we are thus introducing a depot with a germicidal effect. This ensures that the germs in the mouth are reduced for up to 14 hours. Thanks to the use of xylitol, the toothpaste also functions as an efficient caries prophylaxis and the organic, essential oils ensure a fresh breath. On top of that, mild abrasives gently clean the tooth surface.


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