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Some commonly asked questions by our customers are answered here

For the vast majority of people, a soft-bristled toothbrush will be the most comfortable and safest choice. Depending on how vigorously you brush your teeth and the strength of your teeth, medium- and hard-bristled brushes could actually damage the gums, root surface, and protective tooth enamel.

We recommend brushing your teeth twice a day with fluoride toothpaste for two minutes each time. When you brush your teeth, you help remove food and plaque — a sticky white film that forms on your teeth and contains bacteria.

If you’re a smoker or coffee drinker, you should choose a product with the highest amount of fluoride. Without a prescription, you’re looking for a brand that’s at least 1,000 parts per million (PPM).

If you’re someone with yellow teeth, you’ll want a brand with a higher number of silicates. A product that includes whitening will gradually alter the shade from yellow back to white. If cavities are a big issue, you want a product with special cavity-fighting power. If you have a plaque problem, you can prevent tartar buildup with toothpastes that are specifically formulated to fight tartar. Finally, if you have sensitive gums and/or teeth, the best product is one that treats the underlying problem of sensitivity.

Smoking creates plaque and tartar – Chemicals in tobacco products affect saliva flow in the mouth, making it easier for oral bacteria to stick to teeth and gums. Smokers are three to six times more likely to develop gum disease or periodontal disease, which can attack roots and cause teeth to fall out.

Corona myths debunked

By Dr. Soumyakanta Mohanty

As the coronavirus continues to haunt globally as a pandemic, a host of lies and myths are being circulated in social media and other platforms. In this special post, we try to clear few of these myths and lies that are being fed to people.

Teeth: Names, types, and functions

By Dr. S. Lata

What are different types of teeth and what are they called? What are their functions?

Brushing Habits

By Dr. S. Lata

Should you brush only once a day? If so when? Should you use hard or soft brush? Which toothpaste to use?

Good foods for your teeth

By Dr. S. Lata

Should you eat specific foods to keep your teeth healthy? Is drinking tea and coffee bad for your teeth?

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