The Beginner’s Guide to Toothpaste

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Your teeth, just like any other part of your body, are special and unique to you. When it comes to your toothpaste, you should always find toothpaste that will work well with your unique teeth. Today our team is going to give you the details on three toothpastes and why one might be what your teeth are looking for.

Fluoride toothpaste

Did you know that fluoride is one of the most important ingredients to look for in toothpaste? It’s true. Fluoride lowers the risk of tooth decay and cavity occurrences by protecting your teeth from acid that causes decay. Fluoride will make your tooth enamel stronger and can reverse the early stages of acid damage.

Remember, using fluoride toothpaste can help increase the mineral concentration of fluoride in the teeth, giving your teeth the opportunity to reap the benefits. Luckily, many types of toothpaste on the market today have fluoride in them.

Tartar control toothpaste

When plaque hardens it turns into tartar, which is a hard-to-remove deposit that can build up on your teeth and under your gums, causing problems like periodontal (gum) disease.

This toothpaste contains several ingredients to help prevent the buildup of tartar on the teeth. If your dentist recommends this toothpaste, try different brands to see what works best for your teeth.

Sensitivity Toothpaste

If your teeth are easily irritated by hot and cold temperatures, you may want to consider toothpaste made for sensitive teeth. This toothpaste helps relieve tooth sensitivity by blocking the pathways through the teeth that attaches to nerves inside the teeth. If you are new to this toothpaste, relief may not be noticeable for about 4 weeks.

Remember, caring for your teeth by brushing them twice a day with fluoride toothpaste is a sure way to have a healthy mouth for years to come. Give our office a call today at 603-444-2100 to find out which toothpaste will work best for you.