Our Favorite Dental Products
Discover your Wichita dentist’s top recommended oral care tools.
Dental Products for You and Your Family
Click to see our top picks for maintaining dental health at home.
CariFree GEL 1100 Anti-Cavity Toothpaste is an excellent toothpaste for maintaining your smile. A small amount goes a long way, and it prevents cavities and white spots while protecting enamel. You can purchase it directly on Amazon or the CariFree Website https://carifree.com/Opens the website in a new window
An Oral-B electric toothbrush cleans your teeth thoroughly plus improves gum health. In addition, it removes about 33% more plaque in hard-to-reach places. Oral-B models typically use the same brush heads making it easier to find the replacement heads you need every 3 months.
Our favorite floss effectively removes tough plaque between teeth and just below the gum line, is silky smooth, has shred resistant texture, and slides up to 50 percent more easily in tight spaces vs. regular floss.
Oral-B Superfloss is ideal for braces, bridges, implant and wide spaces. Each piece has a stiffened end to floss under appliances, spongy-floss to clean around appliances and in wide spaces, and regular floss to remove plaque under the gumline.
Platypus Ortho Flosser makes it easy to floss during orthodontic treatment. The braces-friendly pick can improve flossing compliance by over 84%.
Fun Fact, our assistant Emily discovered these when she was in orthodontic treatment and was searching for something to help her floss. She was so excited to share this gem with others that she recommended them to our orthodontist who now recommends them to all their patients!
GUM Flossmate Floss Handle has a comfortable grip design that makes flossing effective, fast, and easy. The design holds the floss at the perfect tension to give you a better cleaning and allows you to use your favorite floss so no replacement floss heads are needed.
CariFree Maintenance Rinse is a daily rinse intended to help maintain long term oral health by providing anti-cavity benefits including fluoride and pH neutralization. It is recommended for ages 6+. You can pick it up at your next visit to our office or purchase it directly on Amazon and the CariFree Website https://carifree.com/Opens website in a new window .
Epic Xylitol Mints are sugarless and can reduce the risk of tooth decay. They help banish bad breath and dry mouth symptoms. Recommended Dose: 6-10 mg of Xylitol daily would equal 12-20 mints a day.
Oracoat XyliMelts dry mouth relief moisturizing discs are oral-adhering discs that stick to your teeth or gums to relieve persistent dry mouth symptoms. They can be used day or night and can last 4-8 hours between applications. Recommended Dose: 6-10 mg of Xylitol daily would equal 11-18 XyliMelts a day.
Dry Mouth Products
Saliva plays a huge role in preventing dryness, but sometimes you may need extra help (that’s where these guys come in).
This CariFree spray relieves dry mouth symptoms while keeping your tooth enamel and smile healthy. Spray 2-3 times or as often as needed.
You can purchase it directly on Amazon or the CariFree Website https://carifree.com/Opens website in the new window
The Biotene dry mouth gel and provide relief of dry mouth symptoms for up to 4 hours. A small amount goes a long way; use it as needed or as part of your oral care routine. You can purchase it directly over the counter at any store with a pharmacy department or on Amazon. Note: The Rinse in the kit is not recommended by Dr. Meng but the kit seems to be the most affordable way to get the rinse and spray on Amazon.
Additional At-Home Care Tools
Soft-Picks have flexible, comfortable bristles to gently remove plaque, dislodge food & massage gums. The flexible synthetic rubber bristles fit easily between most teeth, removing dental plaque where gum disease often starts, and toothbrushes can’t reach.
The GUM Suclus Brush is a gentle brush with triangular bristles, proven to remove more plaque than conventional styles. It’s great for cleaning sensitive and inflamed gums.