Your tube of toothpaste is running low, which means that it’s time to restock. Because there are so many types of toothpaste, you may not know which is best for your smile or your children’s smiles. Dr. Cox, Dr. Manegold, and our team are thrilled to offer tips on choosing a toothpaste.
Fluoride is a mineral that helps protect the teeth from decay. Dentists recommend fluoride toothpaste for both children and adults. Fluoride toothpaste is especially helpful for those whose medication can contribute to dry mouth or who have health issues that make them especially susceptible to tooth decay.
Toothpaste for Sensitive Teeth
Do your teeth tend to feel sensitive when you eat or drink things that are hot or cold? Our dentists may recommend toothpaste for sensitive tooth to combat this.
Toothpaste for Children
Teaching your children to brush his or her teeth is an important step in their oral health. Until your child is about two, choose a toothpaste that is safe to swallow. Child toothpaste contains no fluoride and comes in a variety of fun flavors and colors.
Tartar Control Toothpaste
Plaque that remains on the teeth hardens into tartar and can only be removed by a dental professional like a dentist or dental hygienist. Excess tartar in the mouth can cause gum disease. Some people are prone to quick tartar buildup and tartar control toothpaste can aid them in their oral hygiene.
We welcome you to contact Cox and Manegold Dentistry today at 513-777-5513 for more information and to set up an appointment with our dentists in West Chester, Ohio.