How to Choose the Right Toothpaste


There are many different kinds of toothpaste and not every kind fits every family’s needs.  If you want to choose the best toothpaste for your family you need to compare all the options there are.

Children’s T18817562-toothpasteoothpastes  – Watch out because many of the bubble gum or candy flavored toothpastes actually contain toxic ingredients such as fluoride, sodium lauryl sulfate and saccharin.  Even though fluoride is important in fighting cavities, it can be toxic if swallowed in large quantities. When searching for children’s toothpaste you want to look at the ingredient list and ask your dentist if you have any concerns.

Sensitive Teeth Toothpaste – If you or someone in your family suffers from sensitive teeth one of the most effective ways to treat it is by using a sensitive tooth toothpaste.

Fluoride Toothpaste – Fluoride is a common ingredient in toothpaste and is effective in fighting tooth decay.  As mentioned above, be sure not to swallow large amounts.  This is why it is more risky for children’s toothpastes.

You can learn even more about toothpaste if you want to read this article: A Guide to Choosing the Right Toothpaste |JohnCarsonDDS.Com