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What Should Be Your Ideal Toothpaste?


Posted on 12/23/2021 by Ranches Family Dental
What Should Be Your Ideal Toothpaste?You need to have the best oral hygiene because your breath sets the tone for each activity you undertake day in day out. You have to have a fresh breath before a meeting, after waking up, before sleeping, and even after working. Your favorite toothpaste should offer you a refreshing, clean breath feeling.

Toothpaste Basics


A toothpaste prevents you from tartar, gum disease, and the formation of tooth cavities when you use it regularly. Toothpaste can be in form of gel, paste, or powders. However, all kinds of toothpaste have similar ingredients. The first component is abrasives. They help gently and safely remove unwanted particles on your teeth.

Detergent is another ingredient present in toothpaste. It allows the formation of foam which helps remove particles in your mouth that water cannot. Fluoride is another key component of toothpaste. Fluoride is a mineral that helps in the strengthening of your tooth enamel and prevents tooth decay. Humectants are also inside the toothpaste and help in ensuring your toothpaste does not dry.

Lastly, we have the flavor ingredient. Kinds of toothpaste have various flavors such as peppermint, cinnamon, and strawberry. These toothpaste lack sugar components that may cause tooth decay.

Toothpaste Types


There are plenty of toothpaste types in the market. Many of these types target people that have a specific oral issue. Among the common types of toothpaste are the all-natural kinds. These toothpaste types do not have artificial components.

However, some of these kinds of toothpaste may lack fluoride and may require you to find an alternative source of fluoride. If you have sensitive teeth, then you may want to use a type of toothpaste that specifically addresses it. They can help reduce pain and protect your teeth from temperature-related pain.

There is also whitening toothpaste. All kinds of toothpaste remove stains on your teeth, but there are others made with more abrasiveness components to whiten your teeth. You should ensure that the toothpaste you purchase has an ADA seal of approval, too. For more information about the ideal toothpaste that you should use, contact our offices today!

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