Fluoride is a natural cavity fighter. It helps resist cavities by helping the enamel to be more resistant to acids, and acids cause tooth decay. Most dentists recommend some type of fluoride toothpaste for both adults and children (although a child who is under the age of three, or a child who is unable to… Read More »
If you were to go into the oral care section in the supermarket, you would find an entire wall of toothbrushes. There would be different sizes and shapes; toothbrush heads with different bristle firmness. There’d be manual toothbrushes and even mechanical, battery-operated toothbrushes that hum with power and spin or vibrate the brushing head. With… Read More »
Mouthwash is used for many reasons: Freshen breath, help (in conjunction with brushing) to prevent tooth decay, reduce plaque and gingivitis, even reduce the speed at which tarter forms on the teeth. Most mouthwashes are even available without a prescription. Your dentist can advise you if your well suited to the affects of mouthwash. It… Read More »
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