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What Are The Types Of Toothpaste
What's the best type of toothpaste for remineralization of the teeth? Novamin? Liquid calcium? What would you recommend?
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. This shows the toothpaste has been tested, its claims are legitimate, and its ingredients are effective and safe. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have been recommended by my dentist to use a non-abrasive toothpaste. What types of toothpastes are non-abrasive?
The ones that aren't: for dentures. They do say so on their labels how abrasive they are. ...Read more
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No magic bullet: Toothpaste is but one tool to help keep your teeth and mouth healthy. It is not a "magic bullet". Must be combined with slow, gentle brushing, healthy diet no smoking and/or drug use.. That being said, one example of a good all around adult toothpaste is crest pro health. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
For the future: Toothpaste such as Sensodyne or Pronamel may certainly help. See your dental professional for additional modalities such as home/office fluoride treatment. Congratulations in your orthodontic treatment. Besides the obvious pleasing aesthetic results, you will also enjoy better function and hygiene. Expect some discomfort , as this unfortunately is part if the short term accompaniments. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Advanced: If you can see cavities, they are too big to be helped by toothpaste that may help remineralize small enamel defects no larger than the head of a pin. You probably need professional care rather than the promise of an otc solution that will never be fulfilled. Please call your family dentist for an appointment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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