Half of Malaysians do not understand what plaque is as well as the implications of plaque. However, Malaysians do associate oral health problems with confidence. Statistic shows that 78% Malaysians agreed that they will feel less confident with tooth decay while 77% said that they will feel less confident having bad breath.
Oral-B, the oral care experts with more than 50 years of experience wants YOU to build up confident smiles ant not plaque! With this in mind, Oral-B recently launched the Oral-B “Plaque Off. Smile On” campaign. This campaign aims to create awareness on what plaque is, the implications and methods on achieving bright, beautiful and confident smiles.
Present at the launch was Jiraphat Thansandose, Assistant Brand Manager of Oral-B ASEAN said that choosing the right toothbrush is important to effectively remove up to 99% of plaque. The range of Oral-B toothbrushes are the best in plaque removal thanks to it’s 16 degree golden angle that will be effective in removing plaque from hard to reach places.
Also present at the launch was Dr. Teh, President of MDA. He said that the continuous of promotion and awareness campaign on oral health is the key to empowering people towards achieving optimum oral health that is parallel with overall health. He added that “Plaque Off. Smile On” campaign is important to educate consumers on plaque as plaque is one of the main causes of a number of oral health problem for example tooth decay, sensitive teeth, gum inflammation and bad breath.
Dr. Chow Kai Foo, Oral Surgeon and Oral Implantologist was also on hand to talk about his fair share of plaque and on the importance of choosing the right toothbrush in order to remove plaque effectively especially in hard to reach areas of the teeth.
Free Dental Screenings
In conjunction with Oral-B “Plaque Off. Smile On” campaign, Oral-B together with MDA will provide free dental screening at selected 50 dental clinics nationwide including Sabah and Sarawak. This complimentary service will come to an end by the end of November 2014. For more information on free dental screening, please visit https://www.facebook.com/OralBMalaysia
Oral-B and Choosing The Right Toothbrush
Tight spaces in the mouth is where plaque are easily build up. It is also the toughest to clean with the use of straight bristle toothbrushes. Oral-B Pro-Health range of Criss Cross bristles attack plaque from the perfect angle with it’s optimal 16 degrees which makes cleaning better than ordinary straight bristles.
Oral-B Pro-Health Tooth & Gum Care Mouth Rinse
Comes with 2-in-1 action to fight cavities and freshen breath, it’s alcohol free formula is suitable for everyone including sensitive mouth and gum. Oral-B Pro-Health Rinse contain fluoride to fight cavities and Cetyl-pyridinium Chloride, a clinical proven ingredient to reduce plaque formation.
Oral-B Glide Pro-Health Floss
This floss has unique technology to deliver deep cleaning power. It provides a cool, clean feeling every time after floss and shred resistant with a light coating of natural wax for improved grip.
I don’t know about you. I freak out about my teeth and oral health so much so that I constantly had dreams that I lost all my teeth. I believe most of us had this kind of dream before D . Dental fee is not cheap so do take good care of your mouth, teeth and oral health. Prevention is better (and cheaper) than cure! If we can spend time taking care of our skin, why not our oral health too.
For more information on Oral-B range of products or on “Plaque Off. Smile On” campaign, please visit https://www.facebook.com/OralBMalaysia.