Archives by Tag 'fluoride toothpaste'

Fluoride—Are You Aware Its Everywhere?

Fun Dental Facts, Oral Health

02/05/2010
Having the right amount of fluoride in your diet is vital for good oral health. We all typically purchase fluoridated toothpaste and most people are aware that it is added to public water systems as important public health measure so that you get it in your home directly from your more...

A Strategy and Action Plan for Oral Health When You Have Financial Limitations

dental insurance

02/05/2010
In these tough economic times it is becoming more commonplace to find many people without any dental insurance. If this describes you or someone you know, here are some pointers to help out. A first step is to empower yourself by practicing prevention by consuming a proper diet to avoid more...

After the I do’s

Wedding Day Smile

02/04/2010
Don't forget your dentist! Proper maintenance of your teeth after your wedding is always necessary to keep your smile beautiful and your mouth healthy. Use the following suggestions as a guideline: loss and brush gently twice daily and use a fluoride toothpaste. Visit your dentist for regular check-ups and cleanings. more...

How much toothpaste should your child be using?

Fun Dental Facts, Pediatric Dentistry

02/04/2010
Encouraging your young child to brush daily will help to develop good oral hygiene practices early in life. But did you know that parents should monitor the amount of fluoride toothpaste for children under the age of 6. Higher-than-recommended levels of fluoride have been associated with an increased risk of more...

How Topical Fluoride Benefits Your Child

Pediatric Dentistry

02/04/2010
Even though children use fluoride toothpaste, it may still be important for them to receive fluoride treatments with their routine six-month dental cleanings and exams. And why does this matter? Fluoride has the unique ability to strengthen tooth enamel, which is made-up of an incredible crystalline substance, calcium hydroxyapatite—the hardest more...