Why It’s Important to Not Pick Just Any Toothpaste

Brushing your teeth is an essential part of good oral hygiene and dental care. Cleaning your teeth often and properly keeps plaque and nasty bacteria at bay, preventing tooth decay, gum disease and bad breath.

Like skincare, people’s needs are different and choosing the right toothpaste is important to help care for your specific needs and problems. For example, if you have sensitive teeth and are using a regular whitening toothpaste, the ingredients may be too harsh for you and only make your sensitivity worse.

So why not get expert advice from us? There’s different types of toothpaste and look at what they are for, what they do, helping you to pick the right toothpaste for you.

 

Pearly whites

If you smoke, drink a lot of tea, coffee or red wine then it’s likely your teeth will show it. All these things can really stain your teeth, so to remove stains and prevent new ones forming use a whitening toothpaste.

Our Whitening Toothpaste contains micro-silica patented silicon granules giving a wonderful polishing effect, helping to get rid of stains without damaging your tooth enamel.

Along with a whitening action for brighter teeth, this toothpaste fights plaque, protects from tooth decay and gives you lasting freshness. Why not request a sample today?

 

Sensitive teeth

If hot, cold, sweet or too acidic foods and drinks cause your teeth to feel painful or sensitive you may have sensitive teeth.

Sensitive teeth are often caused by receding gums or worn enamel. This leaves the softer, inner part of the tooth called ‘dentine’ becomes exposed.

The pain caused by sensitive teeth can be managed by proper care and using the right toothpaste.

Our Sensitive Teeth Toothpaste is perfect for caring for your teeth daily. This toothpaste is made with organic potassium salt, which has a special action that treats sensitive teeth symptoms from the first time you use it.

Our toothpaste also protects from tooth decay and fights plaque along with reducing teeth sensitivity.

 

Plaque & tartar toothpaste

Plaque is a sticky, colourless film of bacteria that constantly forms on your teeth and along the gums. Plaque has lots of bacteria that cause cavities and gum disease.

If plaque is not cleaned off by brushing or flossing it can harden and turn into tartar, a yellow or brown substance that causes cavities and gum disease.

“Prevention is better than a cure” as they say, so if you’re particularly susceptible to or worried about plaque and tartar than a toothpaste that works against this is the one for you.

Our Plaque & Tartar Toothpaste removes tartar and prevents dental plaque from forming, protecting your teeth from cavities.

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The toothpaste also has great antimicrobial properties and prevents microbial biofilm from forming, giving you all-round protection. Why not request a sample today?

 

Pregnancy toothpaste

As every woman knows, your body goes through many changes whilst you’re pregnant. Hormonal changes in pregnancy and lactation can cause some cavity problems, so a toothpaste that works in harmony with your new body is the perfect way to compliment your new routine.

Our Pregnancy Toothpaste contains no essential oils and helps fight dental plaque and cavities. This multifaceted toothpaste maintains and improves your dental health with help from its calcium and phosphate ions.

 

Gum disease toothpaste

Gum disease, also known as periodontist is caused by a build-up of plaque on the teeth.

It can be a bit worrying to see blood in the sink when you brushing your teeth but this, along with red and swollen gums is a common sign and symptom of gum disease. Choosing a toothpaste that is designed especially for gum disease is essential for treatment and clearing up the problem.

Our prevents and reduces these symptoms thanks to its chlorhexidine (0.1%), bioactive peptide and hyaluronic acid ingredients. These active ingredients work together to improve gums and teeth.

Hydrating and healing to the gums, this toothpaste also prevents cavities, treats plaque along with bleeding gums. The perfect periodontist antidote.

 

Diabetic Toothpaste

If you suffer from diabetes you may want to use a toothpaste that is designed with you in mind.

Did you know that diabetes sufferers are twice as likely to develop gum disease? This is because the increased glucose in your mouth can encourage the growth of bacteria causing cavities, plaque and gum disease.

To combat this try using our Diabetic Toothpaste. Specially formulated to care for diabetic’s dental and oral needs, this toothpaste reduces bone loss along with fighting the build-up of plaque. It also treats mouth dryness, another problem that can cause problems with teeth. With all these options in dental care you’re bound to find the right toothpaste for you.

If you’re unsure which toothpaste to choose from, at your next appointment speak to your dentist and ask.

In the meantime, look at our full oral care range here.