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Canker Sore Toothpaste

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Oral hygiene is important to avoid a number of potential problems which can affect the teeth and soft tissue of the mouth. Even with proper oral care problems can still be experienced and a common ailment is canker sores. These can be an annoying and in many cases painful affliction to deal with. The problem can be exacerbated by the toothpaste you use for brushing and if you suffer from the problem, canker sore toothpaste can be a good option to choose.

Canker sores are small ulcers that affect the soft tissue in the mouth. Many people will experience them on an occasional basis without suffering too much as a consequence and they typically last a few days before disappearing. However, some people can suffer from them on a regular basis and this can be a more difficult problem to deal with as it can make eating and drinking and, in the worst cases, even talking painful. Although the exact cause of canker sores is not known, studies have shown that the toothpaste you use may have an impact. Many toothpaste brands can include an ingredient called sodium laurel sulfate (SLS) and this can be a factor in the creation of canker sores. Using toothpaste that does not include SLS can therefore be a sensible option for those suffer from the problem of canker sores.

There are a few toothpaste brands that are designed specifically for those that experience canker sores and if you suffer from the problem these can be products to consider. Rembrandt Whitening Canker Sore Toothpaste is specially formulated for those that suffer from the problem and this is a gentle toothpaste without the harsh ingredients that can lead to canker sores. The typical cost for this is around $7 for a 3oz tube and it gets decent reviews for its effectiveness.

Squigle Enamel Saver Toothpaste is another brand that is considered an effective canker sore toothpaste. It is manufactured specifically for people that suffer from oral problems such as dry mouth and canker sores. It has a mild mint flavor and is free of artificial preservatives, colors and sweeteners. This toothpaste retails for around $7 for a 4oz tube.

There are a few other brands that are considered effective canker sore toothpastes, with some of these including Tom’s of Maine Clean and Gentle SLS-Free toothpaste and The Natural Dentist Healthy Teeth & Gums Original toothpaste. Most can be found in your local drugstore which is the best place to look for them. However they can also be found for sale in larger discount and grocery stores and many online drugstores also have them available.

Suffering from canker sores can be a frustrating and painful problem. However there are ways to reduce the chances of them occurring and using canker sore toothpaste is one of these. This type of toothpaste avoids the use of harsh ingredients which can be a factor in canker sores appearing in your mouth and therefore using it is a way you can help to relieve the problem.