As a child I neglected my teeth and from the age of 11 to the age of 24 I didn’t go to the dentist at all, I’d developed quite a bad phobia and it was only when one of my front teeth was visibly rotting that I found a dentist who was used to dealing with nervous patients. Over a period of three or four months he repaired all the damage my neglect had done leaving me with 11 new fillings. Since then I’ve gone back to him every six months and he’s kept my teeth looking good and in good health.
One of the things my dentist says every time is how good I am at brushing my teeth, they are always clean and mostly plaque free which is half the battle when it comes to oral hygiene. I usually brush with an electric toothbrush in the mornings and a normal toothbrush at night. I rinse once a day with whatever mouthwash is knocking around in the bathroom cabinet and I use a leading brand of toothpaste for sensitive teeth.
I was sent some White Glo Sensitive Forte+ to try out for a few weeks to see how I liked it. Each White Glo toothpaste pack contains a toothbrush, and a little packet of Dental Flosser toothpicks. Research shows that old brushes lose their cleaning and stain-removing properties over time, so it makes sense to change your toothbrush as regularly as your toothpaste.
I was a bit sceptical about the benefits of changing my toothpaste to White Glo, toothpaste is toothpaste right? Hand on heart my teeth haven’t felt this clean in ages. I don’t know if it’s the toothpaste or the new, softer bristled toothbrush.
The sensitive White Glo toothpaste I tried was minty without being overpowering. I could feel it was slightly abrasive on my teeth which is the same as every whitening toothpaste. My mouth felt really clean and zingy afterwards.
The toothbrush was shorter and softer than what I am used to, I wasn’t convinced that the soft bristled brush would clean my teeth as well, I was really wrong. The soft bristles seem to clean better and my teeth feel and look cleaner; I’m totally sold on the soft brush now.
White Glo’s premium fluoride-enriched toothpastes use “micro polishing particles” to remove discolouration and yellowing on tooth enamel and they say that results are visible in two weeks. It’s at this point I rue the day I forgot to take a “before” picture, but they’re definitely better and I am going to continue using it.
White Glo is available in five formulas – Professional Choice, Coffee & Tea Drinkers, Smokers, Sensitive Forte+ and 2-in-1 with Mouthwash. White Glo toothpastes retail at around £3.99-£4.99 which is comparable in price to my regular brand, but you get a toothbrush and toothpicks with White Glo.
White Glo is available from Boots, Boots.com, Superdrug, Amazon, ASDA and Morrisons. I will definitely be changing over to White Glo now, it’s been years since my mouth felt so clean. I’m very happy (despite the look on my face in the picture above).
For more information on White Glo visit their website.
Note: I was sent a sample of White Glo to try for review purposes. All images and opinions are my own.