Simplifying Toothpaste - A Guide to Over-the-Counter Options

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Over-the-counter dental care has come a long way. It can be overwhelming to know which kind of toothpaste is going to work the best for your needs. From tarter control to whitening to sensitivity, below are some points that will help you be an informed consumer.

Sensitivity May Be Caused By Additives

There are many over-the-counter toothpastes that have whitening or tartar control additives in them. Several kinds of toothpaste that help with sensitivity also include tartar control and whitening additives. Did you know that whitening and tartar control toothpastes can cause sensitivity? If you cringe every time you take a sip of hot coffee or eat ice cream, try sticking to sensitive toothpastes that leave out the other additives. Once you switch to a toothpaste that is strictly a formula to combat sensitivity, your sensitive teeth should respond after about two weeks of daily use.

What’s The Deal With Whitening and Tartar Additives?

It has been our experience that whitening toothpastes don’t work well. Since they are known to cause sensitivity, why risk it when whitening toothpaste could affect how much you enjo

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