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Help keep the mouth clean

Routinely performing oral care can help reduce the risk of pneumonia. Our Toothette Plus Swabs are trusted by nurses to gently massage the gums while removing bits of food and plaque and excess fluid. The swabs have a slightly longer handle than our standard swabs, making it easier to clean teeth in the back of the mouth.

  • 1 bag of 20 swabs
  • No flavor
  • Soft foam heads are gentle on gums
  • Extended handle helps swab reach the back of the mouth
  • Latex-free
  • Trusted by nurses in hospitals across the U.S.
Price: $4.25
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    Keeping the mouth clean is an important part of overall health. Bacteria in the mouth can form dental plaque, which has been linked to various diseases that originate in the mouth, including gingivitis. One study showed that “plaque on teeth can provide a breeding ground for this growth of bacteria.”1 Toothette Plus Swabs help clean the mouth to promote oral health.

    Reference: 1. Vollman K, Garcia R, Miller L, AACN News. 2004 Aug; 22(8): 12-6.

    Sage's easy-to-use oral care systems help reduce bacterial colonization in the mouth and on the surface of the teeth - a known risk factor for ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP).1 

    In fact, two separate studies using our QCare Oral Cleansing and Suctioning Systems as part of a comprehensive oral care protocol saw VAP reductions of 42% and 60%.2,3 With multiple products incorporating innovative tools and effective solutions, proven clinical outcomes and effective compliance programs, it's no wonder 93% of all oral care is trusted to Toothette.4

    References: 1. Vollman K, Garcia R, Miller L, AACN News. 2005 Aug; 22(8):12-6. 2. Vollman K, Garcia R, Miller L, AACN News. 2005;22(8):122-3,15-6. 3. Schleder B, Stott K, Lloyd RC, J Advocate Health Care. 2002;4(1):27-30 4. Healthcare Products Information Services (HPIS), Hospital Market Trend Report, 2nd Qtr 2006.

    Directions: Moisten oral swab with water, Perox-A-Mint? solution or Antiseptic Oral Rinse, if desired. Clean

    teeth and oral cavity for approximatelyone minute. Instruct to expectorate.
    Discard after use.

    Swabs are intended for single oral use only. Children under 12 years of age should be supervised in the use of this product. Use a bite block when performing oral care on patients with altered levels of consciousness or those who cannot comprehend commands. Ensure foam is intact after use. If not, remove any particles from oral cavity.

    Overall Customer Rating of 29 Reviews:


    • excellant product
    • No cons
    These swabs have a longer handles which makes it way better,then the shorter ones. My husband had tongue cancer last year, so we are using them 2-3 times a a great job keeping his mouth clean.

    Safe Products 3909 Three Oaks Road Cary,IL 60013

    The Best !!!

    <p>I had tongue cancer and after my surgery the hospital had me using these swabs inside around my mouth to keep everything clean so when I couldn't find these no where in the stores I when on line and found shopsage products and order my swabs I feel so clean with these I use them everyday a lot of people have asked me how have I been keeping my tongue looking so clean my doctors are very Please with me on this product 👍🏻Thank you Shop Sage Online ....</p>



    <p>This is the second year that we have ordered them my husband loves them so when we run out will be ordering again</p>

    Better than the Pink Sponges

    • More brushing edges
    • Durable Plastic Stem
    • Smooth throughout the sponge
    <p>More ridges to remove film layer. Smooth throughout the sponge all the way to the stem, no rough edges under the sponge. Plastic stem does not breakdown with moisture.</p>

    Tulsa, OK

    Toothette Oral Care untreated oral swabs

    <p>I first became acquainted with these swabs when my father was in his final stages of Alzheimer's and Parkinson's. Being a stage 3 cancer survivor, the radiation caused a stricture in the top of my esophagus and I am unable to swallow even my own saliva. I use these swabs along with some lidocaine viscous to remove mucus that has drained onto my stricture thus preventing any sore throats and removing a mucus build up that could prevent my breathing. They have been a real life saver, and I would highly recommend this product to everyone!</p>