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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Piehl
51 years experience Periodontics
Flouride: The most important ingredient other than cleansing agents is flouride to reduce cavities.
Dr. Mark Birnbach
48 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Toothpaste: The one that you'll use regularly. One that isn't too abrasive. Fluoride can be a benefit in reducing cavities.
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Dr. Brian Hoffman
14 years experience Dentistry
Fluoride Based: A general fluoride toothpaste is best. Truly, forget the rest. If you need something additional, but that additional thing. Sometimes the toothpast ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Calvert
36 years experience Dentistry
Personal preference: In general, as long as a toothpaste has fluoride, the rest of the choices are up to you. There are toothpastes for sensitive teeth, those that help in ... Read More
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Ask your Dentist: Find toothpastes with the ADA seal on the package that assures the claims on the package have been verified. See which ones advertise that they do wh ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raj Upadya
24 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Sensodyne or similar: Sensitivity toothpaste such as sensodyne could help temporarily, but it is very important that you see your dentist to determine the cause of the pain ... Read More
Dr. Dinh Bui
Dr. Dinh Bui answered
23 years experience Dentistry
Sensodyne: Sensodyne, due to high content of fluoride, is the toothpaste of choice for sensitive teeth during brushing. If your pain is not the type of brushing ... Read More
Dr. George Ayoub
18 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Sensodyne: A tooth can be sensitive for many reasons. If cavities has been ruled out, then sensitivities can be due to gum recession once gum recedes, cementum ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Meng Syn
Dr. Meng Syn answered
38 years experience Dentistry
Read the lable: The primary ingredients for such a toothpaste are Fluoride and carbamide peroxide. Fluoride helps prevent tooth decay by making the enamal more resis ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
ADA seal toothpaste: Always look for the ADA seal on your toothpaste's plaque build up box. A fluoride, tartar control toothpaste with the ADA seal is the best choice. Thi ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Birnbach
48 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Whitening toothpaste: All whitening toothpastes rely on being more abrasive to remove superficial stains from coffee, tea, cigarette smoke etc. They do not contain any wh ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Phillip Frist
46 years experience Dentistry
Flouride: The best toothpaste is the one that you enjoy the taste of and will use for the longest time and most frequently. Any ada approved toothpaste is adeq ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dinh Bui
Dr. Dinh Bui answered
23 years experience Dentistry
Depends: The answer depends on what kind of activity do you want in your tootpaste. Is it antibacterial? Is it ancariogenic? Is it just pure whiteing activi ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Karsant
39 years experience Dentistry
Coffee Drinker: Any one will do, however you need to brush several times a day and one of those times should be for five minutes straight covering absolutely all surf ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Whitening methods?: To the best of my knowledge, i don't believe there are any mouthwashes that can really whiten teeth. Whitening toothpastes are more abrasive and remov ... Read More

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