A 35-year-old member asked:
dental experts! what toothpastes/dental products strengthen tooth enamel?
4 doctor answers
Dr. Dinh Bui answered
23 years experience Dentistry
Nonabrasive kind: Enamel can only be preserved by using nonabrasive tooth paste (usually the inexpensive kind). Fluoride on the toothpaste can also help in preventing decay due to buffering action on the saliva. Toothbrush also should be soft bristle to prevent enamel wear. Fluoride rinse will help. Good oral hygiene (brushing and flossing) prevents decay of enamel.
Answered on Jun 25, 2014
Dr. Arnold Malerman answered
53 years experience Orthodontics
Many: Any wit fluoride. Ask your Dentist for best products for you.
Answered on Jun 22, 2014
Dr. Mark Carl answered
38 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Several: Any tooth paste with fluoride make the tooth more resistant to the acids that cause decay. If you get a tooth paste that is designed with a calcium and fluoride combination you can get minor remineralization (hardening) of the tooth. Tooth paste such as Pronamel and Colgate Enamel Health can be good for this. Any tooth paste should not be too abrasive as this can wear enamel away. Hope this is h
Answered on Apr 9, 2015
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
ADA Seal is the best: Always look for the ADA Seal toothpaste to insure that the product has been objectively evaluated for safety and effectiveness and optimal formula to strengthen and care for tooth enamel. Good luck.
Answered on Jun 14, 2015
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