Is Fluoride Toothpaste Safe for Toddlers?

​ Is fluoride safe for toddlers? Many parents have this and similar questions on their mind when thinking about their children's oral health. But there's no straight answer to the question about fluoride. The answer to whether fluoride toothpaste is safe for toddlers depends on several factors. ADA Recommendation The American Dental Association rec...
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A Brief History of Toothbrushes

​ Have you ever wondered where your toothbrush came from or what people did before toothbrushes were invented? Today we're going to look back into history and see where toothbrushes began and how far they have come! Toothbrushes have a long history that stretches back to around 3500 to 3000 BC when the Egyptians and the Babylonians would fray the e...
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Toothpaste Pills Are Now a Thing

​ Have you heard of toothpaste pills or tablets? In an effort to become more environmentally friendly, several companies have begun producing toothpaste in tablet or pill form, eliminating the waste from plastic tubes and incorporating more natural ingredients. Some are designed to be chewed, while others direct users to use a wet toothbrush to act...
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Choosing the Right Tools for Your Teeth

Your smile is one of the first things people notice about you. It’s also probably one of the first things you notice about others. Taking care of your teeth is so important. After all, you only get one set of adult teeth to last a lifetime. With so many products on the market, it can be confusing trying to decide exactly which tools you need and how to choose the best of each one. Here, Dr. Amy Norman, a leading adult and cosmetic dentist in Everett, Washington, talks about which tools are essential and how to choose them wisely.

"There are a few must-haves for any oral health routine such as a toothbrush, toothpaste, floss and a dentist you can trust," she said. "Choosing what kind of each product is best can be a little more challenging."

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