Posts tagged: Best Practice


Studies of Supersmile Teeth Whitening Products Detailed Test Results Abrasivity Testing of Test Dentifrice Compared with Standard Dentifrices Using Manual and Powered Toothbrushes (Westwood Research Laboratory, Inc.) Purpose To evaluate the abrasivity of the test dentifrice when used with standard manual and powered toothbrushes; to compare the abrasivity of the...

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Ingredients to Avoid

Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (SLS): This foaming agent has the beauty industry buzzing because of its harmful effects on the body. It is often used in soaps, shampoos, toothpastes, and other products to achieve a lather effect. The harshness of this chemical has been proven to create microscopic damage to the...

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Topical Fluoride

Why Fluoride? Preventing Decay: Bacterial plaque and sugar produce acid in the mouth, which can soften and eventually damage tooth enamel. Demineralization is the process by which the acid erodes minerals from the teeth. After eating, acid in the saliva attacks calcium and phosphorous beneath the surface of the tooth....

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