High fluoride toothpaste

Does your family have a history of cavities? Perhaps you have ‘dry mouth’ or braces which both make cavities more likely. Maybe you’re just curious about the possible benefits of a high fluoride toothpaste. In any event, this article is here to help you with the essentials.

We answer the following questions:

  • Why is fluoride used in toothpaste?
  • What’s the ideal concentration of fluoride in toothpaste?
  • Who should use high fluoride toothpaste?
  • Is high fluoride toothpaste safe?
  • What is the best over the counter high fluoride toothpaste?
  • What prescription only high fluoride toothpastes are available?
  • Are there alternatives?

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Do Crest Whitestrips Expire?

How much to whiten your teeth is down to personal preference and often people will reach their desired level of whitening before a box of whitestrips is finished. Instead of discarding the remaining whitestrips, you might opt to save them for future whitening.

But this begs the question: do whitestrips expire?

In this article we will explore the safety and effectiveness of whitestrips past their prime.

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Waterpik Sonic Fusion Professional

The Waterpik Sonic-Fusion Professional is a long-anticipated gamechanger: it’s the world’s first and only flossing toothbrush. Combining Waterpik’s highly-acclaimed water flossing technology with a sonic toothbrush, the Sonic-Fusion allows you to maintain a complete oral hygiene routine all from one compact device (view on Amazon).

After 10 years of innovation, the Sonic-Fusion initially became available in 2018. However, Waterpik voluntarily recalled early batches of the products to improve on safety concerns. Now, it is back on the shelves and is being welcomed with high praise.

In this article we will unpack everything you need to know about this one-of-a-kind device to help you decide whether it is right for you.

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Does Toothpaste Go Bad?

Just discovered an old tube of toothpaste during a declutter? Or maybe you’ve been economising by buying toothpaste in bulk and are down to the last pack? Whatever the reason, if you’re wondering if toothpaste expires, you’ve come to the right place.

The simple answer is yes, all toothpastes expire eventually.

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Non Mint Toothpaste

If you’re sensitive to mint, hate the taste or are having homeopathic treatment, your choice of toothpaste is limited. It’s tricky to find a toothpaste that meets all your oral health needs that doesn’t contain mint.

Mint flavor dominates the toothpaste market – apart from children’s toothpastes! Then a huge range of tempting tastes become available. So why is mint so often used? What other flavors are available? And are the more tasty children’s toothpastes good for adults?

These are just some of the questions you can find the answers to here.

Plus we’ve researched a range of non-mint toothpastes that address different oral health issues. You can use our handy summary of the 6 most delicious and effective ones to quickly spot those that match your needs and tastes before reviewing them in more detail below.

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Non abrasive toothpaste

The word ‘abrasive’ is a scary word to use in relation to toothpaste.  After all, you wouldn’t rub your teeth with sandpaper! But for a toothpaste to do its job properly, it does have to use abrasive ingredients.

The problem is that if toothpaste is too abrasive it can damage tooth enamel leading to sensitivity and cavities.  Plus the yellow dentin beneath may start to show, making teeth look discoloured.

The trick is to find a toothpaste with low abrasivity.  One that is strong enough to clean but gentle enough not to do damage. And one that also contains ingredients that repair and strengthen tooth enamel. Therefore striking a balance between cleaning and protecting.

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Auraglow Whitening Pen

The convenience of online shopping enables products from lesser known brands to break into a competitive market, and that is exactly what the Auraglow Teeth Whitening Pen has done. It stands out amongst branded competitors as “Amazon’s Choice” with a 4.5/5 star rating and over 2000 reviews.

The quest for teeth whitening is by no means a recent one. For thousands of years, white teeth have been associated with good health, strength and beauty. Even the Ancient Egyptians had various teeth whitening methods using pumice stone and vinegar — often to the detriment of their enamel!

Teeth whitening technologies have come a long way in the last 4000 years, but there are still dangers associated with whiter teeth and it is important to understand how to differentiate from a quality product and one that is ineffective or unsafe.

Before purchasing a product — especially from the internet — you should be asking questions like: “is it safe?”, “will it work” and “is there something better?”.

Find out in this Auraglow Teeth Whitening Pen Review.

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Xylitol toothpaste

Xylitol toothpaste is super popular because it’s natural and prevents cavities. Used in combination with xylitol lozenges, breath mints or gum, it can also reduce plaque and strengthen tooth enamel. Its popularity is part of the problem – with so many toothpastes jumping on the xylitol bandwagon, how do you identify the one that’s right for you?

Well, that’s where we can help. In this article we tell you what xylitol is, how it works, whether it’s safe and 3 key facts you need to take into account when choosing a xylitol toothpaste.

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Best toothpaste dispenser

There are tons of reasons to get a toothpaste dispenser. You might want to avoid waste or achieve a sleeker look to your bathroom. Perhaps you want to help someone with dexterity issues or make it easier for young ones to brush. Maybe you want to find a more hygienic way to dispense toothpaste or are just fed up of the rogue who keeps squeezing the tube in the middle!

Whatever the reason, there’s a dispenser out there to meet your needs. And that’s the problem. There’s a huge range of choice and choosing can be confusing.  So we’ve done the hard work for you and provided a 7 product line up of the best toothpaste dispensers, 2019.

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Best whitening mouthwash

If you’re considering a whitening mouthwash, it’s a great idea. They’re easy to use, easy to get and cheaper than whitestrips or gel procedures. And they care for the 80% of mouth surfaces your toothbrush doesn’t reach!  But, even if you’re focussing on whitening, the choice is overwhelming. How do you decide which whitening mouthwash is best for you?

Each whitening mouthwash works in different ways or is formulated to meet additional needs. To make the best choice think about why you are trying to whiten your teeth and what other aspects of oral health matter to you.

We’ve hand-picked and reviewed a selection of the best whitening mouthwashes on the market to help you brighten your smile.

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