Advanced Dental Care of Temple Terrace
11157 N 56th Street, Temple Terrace, FL 33617

How to Make Sense of the Toothpaste Aisle

Toothpaste

Buying toothpaste should not rank among the more complicated tasks an individual must tackle during a typical week, but given the recent proliferation of brands, versions and options in this particular consumer sector, it can actually be somewhat daunting. With seemingly countless products touting their ability to whiten, brighten, eliminate plaque, fight sensitivity, battle gingivitis and improve overall dental care, it can be difficult to know which way to turn. Throw in a few variables relating to tube shape, size and product flavor, and many consumers start to wonder which product really is best.

Consumer feedback on the topic of toothpaste choice has caught the attention of toothpaste manufacturers, causing them to significantly begin scaling back the number of new offerings being sent to market. The year 2010 saw just 69 new product releases, a major drop from the 102 products that were introduced back in 2007. Proctor & Gamble, Co., for example, has been a leader in the trend of limiting the launch of new products in this family dentistry category, acknowledging that more is not always better.

Retailers have also taken note of customer and affordable dentist preferences for increased simplicity, evidenced by the fact that store offerings of distinct sizes and kinds of toothpaste dropped from 412 in March of 2008 to 352 in 2011. The sense of being bombarded by too many confusing and sometimes conflicting claims on toothpaste packaging is something for which many consumers developed a real distaste.

With so many dental care variants on store shelves, most people simply wish to know which toothpaste works best when it comes to maintaining good dental health and following sound family dentistry practices. Almost every affordable dentist will attest to the fact that there is no need to make fine distinctions between brands or versions, as long as focus is kept on the basics. Choosing a formulation that contains fluoride and bears the American Dental Association seal of acceptance provides sufficient evidence of quality and effectiveness in virtually all circumstances. Aside from that, finding a toothpaste with a pleasing flavor and an affordable price need be the only major considerations for most consumers.

To get the dental care you deserve from an affordable dentist in Temple Terrace, call Advanced Dental Care of Temple Terrace today at (813) 440-3981 or make an appointment.

Advanced Dental Care offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Temple Terrace. With 21 affiliated practices throughout Florida, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Advanced Dental Care of Temple Terrace, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at Advanced Dental Care of Temple Terrace.

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Just a great atmosphere and all the people that work there a nice and they do great work!
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Staff was friendly; hygienist was WONDERFUL!
Julie B.
Excellent staff and an excellent result…
Owen W.
Usually get to my appointment time with very little waiting and always flexible if I have to change date or time.
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providers I trust, feel comfortable with, clean office, recognize my time frames and take me on time
Carole M.
Staff was friendly and explained all cost
Jackson W.
Office staff was extremely nice and professional.
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Courteous, professional staff provide excellent care. Appointment times are honored.
Dru T.
My consult was great. The staff was fantastic and I was able to get fit in for a cleaning that day.
Pamela M.
The staff was friendly and helpful. The doctor and her assistant were confident and expedient.
Ernestine M.
Great Service. Friendly Employees, and I do not have to wait for my appointment for an hour.
Cynthia M.
The staff are very efficient and patient!
Elizabeth M.
The care I received was of the highest quality. I was getting braces put on and Lisa and Dr. Perret were wonderful.
Stephanie D.
We were in touch with a lady by the name of Amber Pena. She was a tremendous help with the entire process from the beginning to the end. It would be nice if everyone could be that professional and […]
Dayton D.
Hygienist(Elaine) does an excellent job cleaning my teeth. She is also very friendly.
Shirley M.
Dr. Koshi is a great dentist. She really cares and listens to your concerns and takes her time.
Terri G.
Elanie is awesome!
Kristin S.
My hygienist Elaine is the best – very professional and caring – she has worked for years trying to keep my teeth and gums as healthy as possible Please pass along my appreciation for Elaine
Mary M.
I am treated well
Lee H.
Everyone I interact with, are consummate professionals & treat me with courtesy & understanding & also are very knowledgeable. The dentistry work is stellar.
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Office Hours
  • Monday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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