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Sodium Fluoride vs. Stannous Fluoride: Which is Best for Me?
Sodium Fluoride vs. Stannous Fluoride: Which is best for me? Sodium fluoride and stannous fluoride are the two major active ingredients in modern toothpastes, with sodium fluoride by far the most common. Both prevent cavities. Stannous fluoride’s advantage is its antimicrobial effect versus the bacteria which cause gum disease – but note that any toothpaste […]
Tooth decay and gum disease prevention: Going to your dentist is essential!
Excluding the common cold, tooth decay and gum disease are by far the most common diseases in mankind. They are not completely preventable. Tooth decay and gum disease are virtually guaranteed in every individual – good oral hygiene and professional care can only limit the onset and degree of effect. Thus, a few cavities by […]