Does Toothpaste Prevent Tooth Erosion?

2 May 2018
2 May 2018, Comments: 0

Although toothpaste manufacturers claim that their products prevent tooth sensitivity and dental erosion this is not actually the case. A study of nine top brands found that none actually offered any protection against these dental conditions.

Your dentist will stress that it is how you brush teeth that matters rather than the brand of toothpaste used. Three of the biggest factors in avoiding dental problems are:

– Brushing teeth properly

– Following a balanced diet

– Regular check-ups at the dentist

None of the toothpastes analysed were found to be “capable of preventing dental erosion or dentin hypersensitivity” and a detailed article on the topic can be found at https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/03/180313152118.htm.

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