Toothpaste Plays an Important Role in Helping to Clean Your Teeth

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Brushing your teeth each morning and night as well as remembering to thoroughly floss between your teeth and along the gumline once a day helps to remove bacterial material from your mouth. With consistency and focused technique, your daily routine can significantly reduce your chances of experiencing problems with tooth decay and periodontal disease.

Applying a small amount of fluoride toothpaste to your soft-bristled toothbrush will further help clean the faces of your teeth. The added fluoride also helps you maintain strong tooth enamel.

Some oral product manufacturers also offer specially formulated toothpastes that include additives which help address specific dental needs.

Individuals who frequently struggle to deal with minor dental stains often like to use whitening toothpaste. Retail brands that have earned the American Dental Association’s Seal of Acceptance typically use mild concentrations of hydrogen peroxide, which can remove minor dental stains in between your routine dental checkups at Jones Bridge Dental Care.

There are some brands of toothpaste that are specially formulated with trace amounts of potassium nitrate to help mitigate tooth sensitivity discomfort. However, our dentist and team note that tooth sensitivity could be linked to an undiagnosed dental health problem.

Before purchasing a new brand of toothpaste, you should always look for the American Dental Association’s Seal of Acceptance, which certifies that the product in question has been has researched and approved to meet their high standards.

If you live in the Alpharetta, Georgia, area and you have an oral health concern, you can always call 678-813-1634 to schedule a dental checkup with Dr. Leo Eliezer.