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I just read there is a prescription toothpaste. Why would an adult need this, if at all?

I just read there is a prescription toothpaste. Why would an adult need this, if at all?

Cavity Protection: A popular prescription toothpaste is colgate prevident 5000. Adults with a high incidence of tooth decay may benefit from this product. Studies have shown significant remineralization of root decay from continued use of this product. ...Read more

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If a dentist writes a prescription for a toothpaste and the patient doesn't go to the pharmacy for it, does the dentist know/keep track?

If a dentist writes a prescription for a toothpaste and the patient doesn't go to the pharmacy for it, does the dentist know/keep track?

Toothpaste: No, however prescription toothpaste usually has a higher Fluoride content to prevent decay and tarter build up. Perhaps you should rethink filling the prescription if you fall into either category. ...Read more

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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 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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