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Toothpaste is a beneficial product that is used to clean your smile every morning and every night, but did you know that there are specific things that you need to look for in toothpaste? Well, it’s true! For a healthy and strong smile, use toothpaste that has the following:

American Dental Association Approval
Make sure your toothpaste has been approved by the ADA. If it has been approved, it means that it has undergone many evaluations that have tested for safety and effectiveness.

Fluoride
Fluoride toothpaste is typically the best kind of toothpaste available. Minerals are added to and taken from your smile each day, and sometimes more minerals are taken away while fewer minerals are added, which is why fluoride toothpaste is the best choice. As you brush with fluoride toothpaste, the minerals are added back to your smile and your teeth are protected. Fluoride toothpaste also removes plaque from your teeth and strengthens enamel, which saves your smile from gum disease and tooth decay in the long run.

Preferred taste and comfort
If you have sensitive teeth, it is best to use toothpaste that caters to sensitivity. This will help you clean your smile without experiencing any pain or discomfort. It is also beneficial if you choose toothpaste that has a delicious taste, whether it’s mint, bubblegum, or cinnamon. This is recommended because it will make brushing more enjoyable and it will also freshen your breath. Please do not eat or swallow the toothpaste.

Whitening
If you wish to brighten your smile, whitening toothpaste can be very beneficial. Many people see satisfying results while using whitening toothpaste—just make sure you use a paste that also cleans and nourishes your teeth while it whitens them.

If you would like to know the best toothpaste for your specific smile, we invite you to call our office today and schedule an appointment. We look forward to helping you find the best toothpaste for your oral health!