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What is the best toothpaste for everyday use? What is the best toothpaste I can purchase for everyday use? I'd like something that is somewhat easy to find - i.E. Available at most drug stores or grocery stores....Reading the labels, they all claim to "be

What is the best toothpaste for everyday use? What is the best toothpaste I can purchase for everyday use? I'd like something that is somewhat easy to find - i.E. Available at most drug stores or grocery stores....Reading the labels, they all claim to "be

Toothpaste: All toothpastes are just flavored soap and sand. Use the one that you like the best. The only difference is that some people are sensitive to sodium lauryl sulfate read the label to see if the one you like contains this if one bothers your gums. ...Read more

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What are good toothpaste?

Dr. Jerry Hu Dr. Hu
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What are good toothpaste?

ADA seal: Use american dental association approved toothpaste with its seal. ...Read more

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Is synsodine a good toothpaste?

Yes, ADA approved: The very first think you should look at when choosing your toothpaste is the ADA Seal of Approval and Sensodyne has one. ...Read more

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Is elgydium a good toothpaste?

Is elgydium a good toothpaste?

Don't know: I do know that US products from Crest, Colgate, Arm & Hammer, Tom's, are made under rigorous US regulations. Elgydium is made in France, not subject to US regs. And as it has to be shipped here from overseas, those costs get added to the cost of the product. ...Read more

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What is a safe kid's toothpaste?

What is a safe kid's toothpaste?

Any with fluoride: The american academy of pediatric dentistry recommends using a Fluoride toothpaste as soon as teeth are present. Use a smear in children less than 2 years old and a pea-sized amount in children 2-5 years old. Have them spit out the excess after brushing when they are old enough. The children's ones with Fluoride tend to have better flavors than the ones for adults. ...Read more

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What does toothpaste actually do?

What does toothpaste actually do?

Detergent: It acts as a detergent to help scrub your teeth to reduce bacterial plaque and the flavorings help your mouth feel cleaner. ...Read more

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What is a good brand of toothpaste?

Look for ADA seal: There are a lot of good toothpastes on the market. Look for the ada seal on the package. ...Read more

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What happens if you eat toothpaste?

One time is OK: If you accidentally ingest toothpaste one time there would be no concern. However repeated ingestion could cause problems and is highly not recommended. ...Read more

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What are alternatives to toothpaste?

What are alternatives to toothpaste?

Baking soda, dirt too: Toothpaste without Fluoride has no active therapeutic ingredient. Without micro abrasives staining occurs. Other than taste, you can use baking soda, dirt from your back yard, a slurry of oreo cookies or brush with nothing at all. It doesn't matter what you use anyway as long as you don't harm yourself! In my office: good oral hygiene= floss =93% of home care ; toothbrush 6%; rinse 1%. ...Read more

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What kind of toothpaste should I use?

What kind of toothpaste should I use?

Toothpaste!!: The answer to this is.................. One you like the taste of! Studies have found if you use a toothpaste you like the taste of, you are more likely to use it. If you have a high rate of cavities then I would recommend one with fluoride. ...Read more

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What toothpaste is the best all around?

Fluoride Based: A general fluoride toothpaste is best. Truly, forget the rest. If you need something additional, but that additional thing. Sometimes the toothpaste that masquerades as a "Jack of all trades" can also be a "Master of none." Remember the K.I.S.S. theorem; Keep It Simple Sweetheart! ...Read more

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Is pepsodent a non abrasive toothpaste?

Is pepsodent a non abrasive toothpaste?

Carifree: Carifree ph oral neutralizer gel has a very low coeff of abrasiveness compared to otc toothpastes... Just make sure you don't drink a lot of acidic beverages, even orange juice and then brush abrasive and hard. That will hurt your enamel in the long run! ...Read more

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Can anything bad happen if you eat toothpaste?

Flouride poisoning: You can get poisoned from excessive fluoridation as most of toothpaste contain flouride.. ...Read more

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Should I be using an antibacterial toothpaste?

No: Trisoclan is used in some patients. The concern is developing resistant bacteria. Similar to hand disinfectants. I do not recommend those toothpastes. ...Read more

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Can you tell me is fluoridated toothpaste safe?

Can you tell me is fluoridated toothpaste safe?

Lancet Neuro 3/2014: A meta-analysis of 27 cross-sectional studies of children exposed to Fluoride in drinking water, mainly from china, suggests an average iq decrement of about seven points in children exposed to raised Fluoride concentrations. The majority of these 27 studies had water Fluoride levels of less than four milligrams per liter, which falls under the allowable level set by the epa. ...Read more

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What's best? Colgates or zendiums toothpaste?

What's best? Colgates or zendiums toothpaste?

Toothpaste: There is not one best toothpaste despite all of the marketing that is being done. A toothpaste helps with the removal of plaque which canned one effectively without toothpaste. So this is a personal choice. The important things are that it contains fluoride and it is not too abrasive. ...Read more

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I was wondering is fluoridated toothpaste safe?

I was wondering is fluoridated toothpaste safe?

Yes it's safe: Fluoridated toothpaste is extremely safe and falls under the regulations established by the food and drug administration. If it were not safe, you would not be able to get any Fluoride at all for any use. ...Read more

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Could anything bad happen if you ate toothpaste?

Not in small: Not in small accidental quantities. If an infant or young child it can be serious and if that happened, call your pediatrician or family physician right away. Of he or she cannot be reached, call poison hotline or go to er. ...Read more

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How do I find what's the best toothpaste for me?

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 inhibit the formation of tartar, those that are supposed to promote whitening. Taste is important. Also, some are more abrasive than others, so the current condition to your teeth, especially along the gum line can be important. Your dentist can help. ...Read more

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I need to know what is toothpaste really made of?

I need to know what is toothpaste really made of?

Toothpaste: Abrasives, dental polishers, constitute at least 50% of a typical toothpaste, Fluoride in various forms is the most popular active ingredient in toothpaste to prevent cavities, a foaming agent, which enables uniform distribution of toothpaste, 20-45% water, flavorings, some have glycerol, sorbitol, or xylitol to prevent drying, some have enamel remineralizers and some have desensitizers. ...Read more

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Please help! Does crest sensitive toothpaste work?

Please help! Does crest sensitive toothpaste work?

Yes: Crest sensitive toothpaste really does work to decrease tooth sensitivity. ...Read more

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What is the best toothpaste to use to relieve pain?

What is the best toothpaste to use to relieve pain?

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 is exposed.
Sensodyne can be helpful. If the senssitivy does not go away after few weeks, you need to make an appointement and check with your dentist. ...Read more

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What can you do to test toothpaste for abrasiveness?

Abrasion index: You can look at this link for abrasion index of different toothpaste.
http://www. Levysmiles. Com/docs/abrasiveness_of_common_toothpase. Pdf. ...Read more

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I'm curious as to which is the world best toothpaste?

I'm curious as to which is the world best toothpaste?

No SLS: Many toothpastes contain sodium lauryl sulfate, or sls. This ingredient is also found in personal care products, including soap, shampoo and mouthwash. Sls provides the “foaming action” that makes you feel like something spectacular is happening in your mouth. This ingredient has also been linked to recurrent canker sores. Try changing to toothpaste that is "sls free, ". ...Read more

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Where can I find toothpaste with no or very less foam?

Check ingredients: Look for one that does not have sodium laurel sulfate. Make sure it contains fluoride. use a pea-sized portion, soft bristled toothbrush, 2x/day for 2 full minutes each time. ...Read more

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I done toothpaste test. It is negative. Is it correct?

I done toothpaste test. It is negative. Is it correct?

Unanswerable: Please rephrase this so we can help you. Were you allergy tested against toothpaste? ...Read more

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Is it helpful if I tried super smile toothpaste before?

Is it helpful if I tried super smile toothpaste before?

No: If you want to whiten your teeth, don't waste you money on toothpaste, make an appointment with your dentist, get your teeth and gums checked out, and talk to the dental professionals about what you want your teeth to look like. They will make sure you know all the aspects of why your teeth are discolored, and how that can be rectified. ...Read more

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How is baby toothpaste different from regular toothpaste?

How is baby toothpaste different from regular toothpaste?

No fluoride: Because babies swallow the toothpaste there can't be any fluoride. Excessive Fluoride ingestion can cause fluorosis which is white stains on the teeth. Some baby toothpaste contains an enzyme which helps dissolve plaque and stains. ...Read more

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Is there really any difference in the types of toothpastes?

Some differences: While they all share some basic ingredients there are some major differences, but it's relative. Some are more abrasive so they can claim it "whitens" teeth. Some have fluoride. Some only have "natural ingredients" and some prescription toothpastes can help remineralize damaged enamel. Proper brushing is more important that which toothpaste you use. ...Read more

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How can you die when you die from an overdose of toothpaste?

How can you die when you die from an overdose of toothpaste?

Never: I entered Dental School in 1964. In all that time there have been exactly zero cases of toothpaste overdose reported in the dental literature. It's a non-issue, so please don't worry about it. ...Read more