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...Cleaning the Dentures/Partials and your Mouth: Your denture/partials can be cleaned easily by using a denture brush and a mild toothpaste...

Brushing up on Your Oral Hygiene
...Use fluoride toothpaste to help strengthen the teeth and combat decay, and brush after consuming sugary foods and drinks when possible...

How to Brush Your Teeth
... Brush with a fluoride toothpaste- it's best for fighting plaque and cavities...

Teeth Whitening: Is it Right for You?
...An easy way to achieve a whiter, healthier smile is to brush with fluoride toothpaste, floss regularly, and avoid foods and beverages that augment tooth stains...

Are You Using the Right Toothbrush?
... After brushing, thoroughly rinse your toothbrush with water to remove remaining toothpaste and debris...

Back to Basics: 6 Ways to Keep Teeth and Gums Healthy
...Fluoride Fluoride found in some drinking water, toothpaste and mouthwashes can stop or even reverse the tooth decay process...

What’s Causing Your Tooth Sensitivity?
... Overly abrasive toothpaste Receding gums Brushing too vigorously or using a hard-bristled toothbrush Cracked teeth Teeth grinding or clenching Tooth decay Enamel wear caused by acidic foods or drinks, such as soda Eating disorders Root nerve damage Teeth whitening products Dental procedures such as cleanings, crowns or root canals Not all occasional tooth sensitivity warrants a trip to the dentist, but when tooth sensitivity persists, talk to Dental Dimensions...

How to Avoid Tooth Stains
...  Brush with whitening toothpaste: Whitening toothpastes won’t actually change the overall color of your teeth, but can be very effective at removing minor stains...

Replace Toothbrush
...After brushing, you should rinse the brush in tap water to remove toothpaste and debris...

How to Maintain Your Child's Oral Health Regimen
...You can teach your child to brush by taking a pea-sized amount of fluoride toothpaste and a soft-bristled toothbrush...

Keeping Your Child's Smile Healthy
...Brush their teeth twice a day with a child-size toothbrush with fluoride-containing toothpaste...

Essential Dental Habits for Your Child
...Once the first tooth appears, gently clean it with a soft, child-sized toothbrush and a dab of toothpaste that's no bigger than a grain of rice...

Cavities and Tooth Decay
... Preventing Cavities The best defense against cavities is good oral hygiene, including brushing with a fluoride toothpaste, flossing and rinsing...

Fluorosis
...In normal doses (typically found in a safe drinking water system and an ADA-approved toothpaste), fluoride is a healthy compound that promotes strong teeth, which has the ability to fight cavities and other problems...

Sensitive Teeth
... Abrasive toothpastes are sometimes the culprit of sensitive teeth...

What is Tooth Decay?
... Simple Preventative Measures The two best defenses against tooth decay and gum disease are a healthy, well-balanced diet and good oral hygiene, including daily brushing with fluoride toothpaste, flossing and rinsing...

Brushing
... Most dentists agree that brushing three times a day is the minimum; if you use a fluoride toothpaste in the morning and before bed at night, you can get away without using toothpaste during the middle of the day...

Fluoride Facts
...But for years, health professionals have endorsed the practice of supplementing our intake with certain dietary products, and topical fluorides in many toothpastes and some kinds of rinses...

Mouth Rinses
...In fact, regular rinsing with water and use of good quality fluoride toothpaste are just as or more effective...

Denture Care
...Some people use soap and water or a slightly abrasive toothpaste...

Prevention Tips for Children
...Water is suitable in lieu of toothpaste (because the baby may swallow the toothpaste)...

Dentures
...Other types of household cleaners and many toothpastes are too abrasive and should not be used for cleaning dentures...

Teeth Whitening
... Some commercially available "whitening toothpastes" can be somewhat effective at removing stains and making teeth a few shades brighter...

Fluoride
... ADA statement on FDA toothpaste warning labels The American Dental Association`s Council on Scientific Affairs believes that one part of the warning now required on fluoride toothpastes by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) could unnecessarily frighten parents and children, and that the label greatly overstates any demonstrated or potential danger posed by fluoride toothpastes...

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The Dental Dimensions

South San Jose, CA Dentist
The Dental Dimensions
5710 Cahalan Avenue, Suite 3
San Jose, CA 95123
(408) 225-6815
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West San Jose / Cupertino, CA Dentist
The Dental Dimensions
20445 Prospect Road, Suite 3
San Jose, CA 95129
(408) 252-3212
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