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Toothpaste is a handy tool that can help you clean your smile each day. However, that’s only the case if you select the right type of toothpaste for your smile. So, to help you choose the best paste on the store shelves, Dr. Ami Desai and our dental team would like to share a few toothpaste facts with you.

Each toothpaste varies when it comes to the ingredients. In fact, toothpaste ingredients change from brand to brand. Although each ingredient has its own benefit and function, fluoride is an ingredient you should have high on your priority list. If you would like to know which paste is best for your smile, feel free to ask Dr. Ami Desai or Dr. Wayne Trowell.

The most effective time to use toothpaste is right after a dental cleaning. This is because the toothpaste has direct contact with the teeth because the plaque and bacterial residue is completely removed from the smile. It’s also effective to use toothpaste when you brush, which should be every morning and every night.

Children and adults should not use the same toothpaste. This is because children’s teeth can’t quite handle the strong amounts of fluoride in adult toothpaste. Giving children adult toothpaste can actually cause a problem called fluorosis. In addition, children also tend to swallow the toothpaste, so it’s best to give them a paste that won’t alter their health if they swallow it.

If you have any questions or if you would like to know more about toothpaste in Suwanee, Georgia, please don’t hesitate to reach out to our dental team. All you need to do is call Family Dentistry and Orthodontics at 770-232-2783 at your earliest convenience. We look forward to helping you!