Toothpaste has become an important daily addition to the majority of people’s routine. You may brush your teeth to get fresh breath, that nice smooth feeling when you run your tongue along your teeth or possibly because you are fully aware of what...
Every morning and night, you squeeze a small amount of toothpaste onto your toothbrush. But have you ever wondered what is in toothpaste that makes it clean your teeth? Most toothpastes share common ingredients, both active and inactive.
Everyone knows that they are supposed to brush their teeth at least twice a day, and it’s surprisingly very common to run out of toothpaste more quickly than it seems they should. A good question is “How much toothpaste should I be using?”
According to guidelines by the American Dental Association, Parents should use a tiny smear of fluoride toothpaste to brush baby teeth twice daily as soon as they erupt, instead of waiting until children are older.
Just the number of options you have when you buy a tube of toothpaste can be overwhelming. Should you go for tartar control? Fluoride? Both? And don't forget to think about whitening toothpaste or one with all-natural ingredients.
For some children, brushing can be an opportunity to snack on some tasty toothpaste. Children's toothpaste often tastes like bubblegum or candy, so the temptation to eat toothpaste can be considerable.