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When it comes to cosmetics, you prioritize the highest quality. But have you considered the quality of your toothpaste? It's essential to be just as discerning when choosing a toothpaste. This guide will help you make an informed decision.   Is it gentle on your teeth? Some toothpaste brands can feel abrasive on your teeth, while others are gentler. This is primarily due to the Relative Dentin Abrasion (RDA) index, which depends on the size, quantity, and surface structure of abrasive substances in toothpaste. Highly abrasive substances are suitable for cleaning hard surfaces like stainless steel but can harm tooth...

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Tooth sensitivity can turn simple pleasures like sipping a hot beverage into painful experiences. Let's explore what causes this sensitivity, the telltale signs to watch for, and effective solutions to bring you relief. Causes of Tooth Sensitivity: Tooth sensitivity often stems from enamel erosion, triggered by aggressive brushing, acidic foods, gum recession, dental cavities, teeth grinding, dental procedures, and gum disease. These factors expose the underlying dentin, leading to discomfort. Recognizing the Symptoms: Symptoms of tooth sensitivity include sudden, sharp pain while consuming hot, cold, sweet, or acidic substances, discomfort during brushing or flossing, sensitivity to cold air, persistent unease...

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Gingivitis is a common condition that affects the gums and can have a negative impact on overall health if not treated in time. Gingivitis is an inflammation of the gums that typically occurs due to poor oral hygiene. It is often caused by the buildup of plaque, a thin layer of bacteria that forms on the teeth. When plaque is not regularly removed through brushing and flossing, it can cause irritation of the gums, leading to gingivitis.   Several factors can increase the risk of developing gingivitis. Among the main risk factors are:     It is important to recognize the...

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Dental cavities is one of the most common oral diseases in the world. It is caused by bacteria present in dental plaque that forms on teeth and gums. These bacteria feed on sugars and starches present in the foods we consume and produce acids that attack the enamel of our teeth. Over time, these acids can erode the enamel and cause cavities or holes in the teeth. Symptoms of dental cavities can vary depending on the severity of the disease, but may include: If dental cavities are left untreated, it can lead to more serious complications such as dental infections, tooth loss,...

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If you have ever experienced a dry mouth, you know how uncomfortable it can be. This phenomenon is called "dry mouth" or xerostomia, and it occurs when the salivary glands do not produce enough saliva to maintain normal oral moisture. Dry mouth can be caused by various factors such as taking certain medications, smoking, dehydration, stress, cancer treatments, Sjogren’s Syndrome, diabetes or even aging. Dry mouth is more than just a discomfort. In fact, saliva plays an essential role in protecting and maintaining oral health. It helps prevent cavities by removing food particles and bacteria from the mouth. Additionally, it...

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