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The American Dental Association advises people to brush their teeth twice each day, while also remembering to thoroughly floss between their teeth and along the gumline at least once per day. This daily oral hygiene routine should remove most traces of plaque, a sugar residue, and food particles from your mouth.

Applying fluoridated toothpaste with mild abrasive to your soft-bristled toothbrush helps to clean away bacterial matter from the faces of your teeth. The added fluoride also helps to maintain strong tooth enamel.

At the same time, some oral hygiene manufacturers also offer toothpaste that includes special additives to address certain dental needs.

People struggling to deal with minor surface stains will experiment with whitening toothpaste. Brands that have been approved by the American Dental Association typically use mild concentrations of hydrogen peroxide. If you have more significant dental stains you will need a dentist like Dr. Neelima Chiru to perform a dental bleaching treatment.

Toothpaste with added potassium nitrate can help mitigate tooth sensitivity discomfort. Yet it is important to keep in mind that your tooth sensitivity could be linked to an undiagnosed dental health problem.

Before purchasing a new brand of toothpaste you need to look for the American Dental Association’s Seal of Acceptance.The ADA logo printed on the package indicates that it has been and researched for use in your oral hygiene routine.

If you live in the Suwanee, Georgia, area and you have a dental health concern, you should always call 678-377-6453 to schedule a dental checkup at Complete Dental of Suwanee.