Some toothpastes, especially those designated "tartar control," are too abrasive. Anything that feels gritty does a lot more than clean teeth; it can erode enamel and cause receding gums. Fluoride is the only ingredient you need. Dentist-recommended toothpastes include: Mentadent ($3.29), Tom's of Maine Natural Toothpaste ($4) and Sensodyne Fresh Mint ($4.39) for sensitive teeth.
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