Answering All Those Questions About: Toothpaste

We know that you have toothpaste questions because nearly every patient has at least one. However, we also know that you might worry dental hygiene questions are too “basic” to bring up during your visits. This is never the case! If you’re curious about something super simple or surprisingly complicated, bring it up. The sooner you feel confident about your choices, the better.

What Flavor Is Best?

No flavor is superior to another. It’s all based on what you like and what you dislike. Always choose toothpaste that makes you smile, so you feel excited to use it (rather than the opposite).

Should It Have Fluoride?

Yes. Your toothpaste needs to include fluoride for dental hygiene that will actually work to protect your oral health.

Do I Need ADA Acceptance?

You don’t need it but it’s nice to have. When your dental hygiene product’s package has the stamp of approval on it, you don’t have to question whether it will provide good results (it will!).

Should My Kids Use The Same One?

Your kids should use children’s toothpaste if they are younger and not yet ready for grown-up flavors! Remember that while you might love the way cinnamon feels in your mouth, it might cause your little one to feel scared of brushing and dental hygiene in general.

Should I Purchase One With A Good Scrub Factor?

If there’s anything in your toothpaste that is meant to scrub your teeth (such as granules or other abrasive ingredients), steer clear. A soft-bristled toothbrush and toothpaste with fluoride is all you need for a clean smile.

Have more questions? Schedule a visit with your Celina, TX dental team today by calling Celina Family Dentistry at (214) 851-0130!