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Toothpaste Abrasiveness

Ranked by RDA (Relative Dentin Abrasion) Value
Posted on 12/6/2019 by McDonald Office
So often we are asked by our patients, “What is the best toothpaste for me to use?” The answer of course varies based on the patients’ needs, sensitivity, overall oral health etc. One thing that is always a constant is our recommendation based on the abrasiveness of the paste.
When you think about sanding or polishing a piece of wood you will pick the grit of sandpaper you need for the job. Now think of your teeth being the wood and the sandpaper being the toothpaste. You would not want high grit sandpaper on your teeth, so why would you choose toothpaste that has a high abrasiveness?
Take a look at the chart we have compiled here, it might be time to change your toothpaste.

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Chart showing Toothpaste Abrasiveness Ranked by RDA (Relative Dentin Abrasion) Value from McDonald DDS in Plano, TX

If you would like to learn more about which steps you can take to improve your oral health, give McDonald & Luck DDS a call at (469) 649-0699 to schedule a dental exam and cleaning.

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