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What is a good enamel repair toothpaste that's also good for sensitivity?

What is a good enamel repair toothpaste that's also good for sensitivity?

Be careful!!: I like Arm and Hammer 'enamel pro repair' BUT most of these products repair enamel on a molecular level. More Importantly, make sure you brush with small massaging/vibrational motions, most sensitivity is caused by YEARS of brushing too hard and rough..and wearing away your gums (recession)!! ...Read more

Enamel (Definition)

Enamel is the outer layer of the tooth composed of a crystalline structure called hydroxyapatite. Enamel is the part of the tooth you see in the mouth. It is the hardest part of the human body when ...Read more


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Can any doc tell me what's the best enamel repair toothpaste also for sensitivity?

Can any doc tell me what's the best enamel repair toothpaste also for sensitivity?

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. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can enamel building toothpaste work after tooth bleaching?

Yes: I would recommend a Fluoride toothpaste or Fluoride mouthwash like act to help protect your tooth enamel. Also, do not over-whiten to help prevent sensitivity. Studies show lower concentration over time gets the best results. ...Read more

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I hear whitening toothpaste destroys enamel. What toothpaste do you recommend and why? Mouthwash recommended? Bad breath from post-nasal drip/inhaler!

I hear whitening toothpaste destroys enamel. What toothpaste do you recommend and why? Mouthwash recommended? Bad breath from post-nasal drip/inhaler!

ADA Approved!: Whitening toothpastes can destroy enamel if overused since they are often too abrasive for your teeth. However, if you use a tube of whitening toothpaste here and there then you'll be fine. I always recommend antiseptic mouthwashes. Check for the ada seal of approval! the ada website (ada.Org) has a list of approved mouthwashes and toothpastes. ...Read more

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Will potassium nitrate protect enamel in toothpaste?

Toothpaste use: Potassium nitrate is designed to reduce sensitivity by occluding the dentinal tubules in teeth. It doesn't have a specific role in protecting the enamel. ...Read more

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What is the best enamel protector and whitening toothpaste?

Best: You will find so many different opinions on what is best, so it's very subjective, but we can say that having good homecare, brushing 3 x per day, using ada approved toothpaste/whitening or not, keeping up with your routine professional visits with your hygienist/dentist, and realizing that acidic and sugary foods promote decay... That's important. ...Read more

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Can someone tell me if pronamel toothpaste good to re harden the enamel ?

Yes but...: Yes, but it hardens enamel on a "molecular" level it will not visibly restore missing enamel. ...Read more

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Is any toothpaste than can make dentin stronger like there is toothpaste that can make enamel stronger that you have got. I know it won't grow back?

Tooth enamel: Fluoride can make the enamel stronger, harder. MI paste can also make your enamel stronger by replacing some of the lost minerals. As for the dentine fluorides can block some of the pores to decrease sensitivity. ...Read more

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Please help docs! is pronamel toothpaste good to re harden the enamel ?

Please help docs! is pronamel toothpaste good to re harden the enamel ?

Yes: Yes, clinical studies have shown that pronamel does promote remineralization of enamel. While using pronamel, you should abstain from drinking/eating highly acidic foods and liquids, such as sodas, lemons, grapefruits, orange juice, vinegars. These acidic foods can soften enamel that you are trying to remineralize. ...Read more

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