- Jul 6, 1983 (Age: 35)
Ever wondered what really is the greatest toothpaste available today?
You'd believe that the cost differential between the cheapest and probably the most expensive would help you find a solution. Are definitely the most expensive truly that much much better than the end of the market. You'd believe that there would need to get some magic ingredient that no other toothpaste manufacturer had ever heard of in these really expensive toothpastes, but in fact there's very little variation.
Lets examine the basic elements which are essential before any brand can be classified as the top toothpaste.
1. Water - All toothpastes have between 20% and 40% water content.
4. Foaming agents
6. Nearly all include flouride
7. Anti-bacterial agents
8. Anti-drying agents
9. Some have ant-bacterial agents
All toothpastes will possess the above elements and every one has it's own particular responsibilty, for instance flouride so long been one of the primary ingredients of toothpaste to prevent cavities. Though there is an ever growing school of thought that too much flouride can be harmful and will cause discolourisation of the teeth. There again, on the flip-side there are movements to try to make flouride compulsory as an additive of the water supply.
Because that is the main ingredient used to eliminate stains in many whitening toothpastes again, whether you are ready to spend a little or a great deal on your toothpaste, they all include some degree of abrasive, some whitening toothpaste have a little more.
It is dependent on what your conditions are, before you can decide whichever is the greatest toothpaste. Do you need the very best whitening toothpaste or the best toothpaste for gum disease, the best toothpaste for bad breath, etc.
You also ought to be conscious of the ingredients that lead to the favorable results of utilizing a toothpaste and other ingredients which exist merely to make the item appearance, smell and flavor more appealing. As an example, flavourants are merely there to provide a pleasant flavor to the toothpaste and add nothing to the cleaning properties of the toothpaste. Evidently, you aren't likely to utilize a toothpaste if it tastes foul. I understand some people who make their choice where they think is the best toothpaste by taste alone.
Anti-drying agents are simply there to keep the toothpaste for a paste and, not dry into a powder. If you look at the preceding list, it's clear what are the components which produce the toothpaste more successful and which do not. Of course the aforementioned ingredients will not be listed as above, all the elements will have their very own special brand I.eflouride - sodium flourophosphate is one example. You'll have to look into each ingredient to discover which is which and what aspects of the ingredient bring favorably to the fabrication of each person toothpaste.
Even though, I have my own thoughts on that is the top toothpaste, there are other aspects of my dental hygiene system that are equally significant, like flossing, using the correct mouthwash and basic teeth cleaning disciplines I.e there's absolutely no toothpaste made now that will help your teeth or gums should you simply flick of your mouth in 10-15 seconds. I do not want to go to the simplest strategy to brush your teeth as that's just another topic entirely, but you need to brush frequently and correctly.
One last point before I close, a close friend of mine has recently been informed by his dentist that he has gum disease. He was devastated and made me swear never to tell anyone we knew about it, because he was embarrassed as he has consistently followed a disciplined dental hygiene program. He visited his dentist regularly, he brushed 2-3 times every day, he flossed and used a recommended mouthwash. So he cannot comprehend how he had gum disease.
Well, it turned out that as he was becoming older his gums had began to shrink back ever so slightly and he'd always been told to brush in an up and down movement, but what he had been doing was pushing particles of food and bacteria in the gum line which had been ok in the past as his gums were firm, but because they had receded slightly his gums started to trap the bacteria which lead to gum disease.
There are two points to the above story, the first is, always brush your teeth the correct manner I.e brush away from the gum line. The second most important point is the fact that even if you believe you're doing everything right and you have had healthy teeth all of your life, gum disease can affect anyone. Which is why you should see the dentist at least every 6 months.
So if you decide whichever is the best toothpaste for you utilize a specialised medicated mouthwash and always think about your gums, and dont forget to floss.