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The American Dental Association recommends brushing your teeth twice each day and flossing at least once to clean away food particles and bacterial plaque from your teeth and gumline. At the same time, the quality of the oral hygiene products you use is also critical.

Some oral hygiene products sold in stores only have cosmetic value. Their ineffectiveness is sometimes disguised by flamboyant marketing messages

To answer this concern, the American Dental Association instituted their Seal of Approval Program in 1931, to help consumers identify the most effective oral hygiene products. Since then it has become the industry standard for indicating a truly safe and effective oral hygiene product.

A manufacturer can earn the right to print the ADA Seal of Acceptance on their package if it meets certain guidelines. This includes testing and researching the active ingredients for safety and effective oral use.

This allows you to feel confident in its ability to help maintain the good oral health of you and your family.

To further help consumers with their research, the ADA also provides an index of all oral hygiene products that have earned the seal on their website.

If you live in the Germantown, Tennessee, area and you need help selecting the right oral hygiene products for your family, you can always call 901-758-1000 to speak to a staff member at JC Brown DDS.