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Do you visit your dentist every six months? Do you brush and floss every day? If so: good job. But, did you know that there may be something else you can do? Did you know that choosing the right toothpaste for you and your family can play a big part on your dental health? If you are interested in more information, please feel free to read on.

Controlling Tartar: Smiles and plaque can never be completely separated because plaque will always return. However, if plaque isn’t cared for properly, it can harden into tarter, which can cause gum disease. Naturally, most toothpastes have an ingredient that will prevent plaque build-up, but there are some toothpastes that contain multiple plaque-fighting ingredients. These have been proven to be more effective.

Benefits of Fluoride: When you shop for toothpaste, remember to look for fluoride. This mineral is found drinking water and in many foods, but more importantly, fluoride can reverse the early effects of decay. Even if you live in an area rich in fluoride, choosing toothpaste with fluoride will still benefit you.

More Radiant Smiles: Some toothpaste is made to whiten teeth. This toothpaste binds to stains and pulls them from the surface rather than using bleach. If you are concerned with the health complications of whitening toothpaste, we have good news. Studies have show that whitening toothpastes are as safe as other toothpastes.

If you are interested in learning more, please feel free to contact us soon. We are anxious to hear from you.