As a kid, my little brother’s Grandfather was a retired dentist. He long regaled the tales of what would happen to my teeth if I ate too much sugar, or if I didn’t brush my teeth. He would give me these little pink tablets to chew after I’d brushed to see how well I did. Actually, I think I just liked chewing the tablet — it was as close to candy as I was going to get at his house! But I have to wonder — why are we not using something similar to that as adults to see the plaque we’ve left behind? I don’t know about you, but I much prefer prevention over having my dentist scrape it off during my visits!
Talking toothpaste isn’t super exciting, but I recently tried something pretty revolutionary in the oral care world; Plaque HD plaque identifying toothpaste. We all know how plaque is formed, and that it’s pretty destructive to teeth. It can lead to tooth decay and periodontal disease — no thanks! [Read more…]