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You asked and we answered! We’re here to answer some of your most asked questions about toothpaste to help in your decision for a clean, healthy mouth.

What is toothpaste?

Toothpaste, also known as dentifrice, is an essential part of your daily oral hygiene routine. Toothpaste today comes in a variety of forms. From pastes to gels, there is a wide selection for you to choose from. Toothpaste can improve the mechanical brushing and cleaning power of a toothbrush.

Which toothpaste is better?

No toothpaste is better than another. Your teeth are unique, requiring them to have toothpaste that is specific to their needs. Consult with your dentist to find out which toothpaste will work best with your teeth. They will be able to give you all the information you need to make a sound decision.

Why should toothpaste have fluoride in it?

Fluoride lowers the risk of tooth decay and cavity occurrences by protecting your teeth from acid that causes decay. Fluoride will make your tooth enamel stronger and can reverse the early stages of acid damage. Remember, using fluoride toothpaste can help increase the mineral concentration of fluoride in the teeth, giving your teeth the opportunity to reap the benefits.

To know more information about toothpaste, give our office a call today at 763-561-7000!