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Flouride toothpaste good or bad
Have been recommended by my siblings to use Fluoride-free toothpastes such as Meswak, as they suggest that fluoride causes discoloration and bone issues. However, everywhere I hear that fluoride is a must in toothpastes in order to prevent cavities. Can you please tell me what kind of toothpaste to use, and if possible, recommend one to use on a day-to-day basis? I have largely healthy teeth but get minor cavities or pits in my teeth sometimes. I brush twice a day and get checkups done from time to time.
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Generally children are given high flouridated toothpaste as the chances of cavity in children is more u can use any good toothpaste but u should know the brushing method
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Fluoridated toothpaste is advisable to prevent dental caries. Because fluoride content is not that high in toothpaste, so it won't cause discoloration or bone issues. You can use any fluoridated toothpaste. Just check the contents on toothpaste. Try to maintain good oral hygiene by brushing twice a day, and if you are cavity and pits are formed on tooth, then get them filled. Because if you delay treatment, then they will increase and cause further problems. Still have queries then please consult with doctor online or offline for better guidance.
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Fluoride in tooth paste prevents tooth decay and help repair damage of enamel. Fluoride is safe in tooth paste and mouthwash. Ingestion of fluoride in large quantities is harmful. That is why fluoride toothpaste is not recommended for younger children below 6 years. As long as you just brush, spit and rinse, it doesn't cause any problem.
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Fluoride when consumed systemically or used in large amounts causes discoloration and bone issues . Fluoride toothpaste containing 1000ppm of fluoride is not harmful on day to day basis. You can go for any fluoride containing toothpaste such as Colgate and check the amount of fluoride in the ingredients given behind the pack. As you are maintaining a good hygiene by regular check-ups and brushing twice daily , the pits won't cause a issue.
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Rinse your mouth thoroughly after anything you eat . Also don't go for non fluoride toothpastes and any such advices without any consultant with your dentist .
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