AQUAFRESH® with 24 hr Sugar Acid Protection* toothpastes.
The AQUAFRESH® brand has always aimed to be there to help with the oral health of all the family. The AQUAFRESH® brand recognises that sugar acid protection from fluoride decreases between brushing, so it is important to follow a healthy diet and brush twice daily with Sugar Acid Protection toothpastes. Sugar Acid Protection toothpastes help strengthen and actively defend teeth against the everyday sugars that can cause cavities.
What is it and how does it work?
AQUAFRESH® with 24 HR Sugar Acid Protection* toothpastes provide self defence for teeth with twice daily brushing. They contain active fluoride that works by binding to the enamel to defend the teeth against sugar acid attack. The fluoride helps prevent cavities by drawing new minerals into the tooth, leaving it stronger than before.
Key facts about Sugar Acid Protection
Why do I need Sugar Acid Protection?
We all enjoy a bit of sugar, however too much of it in our diets can threaten the health of our teeth. Studies have shown that not only have our eating habits changed over time, but the types of foods we are eating have changed too. This is why it’s important to understand how to actively protect our teeth against sugar acid attack and tooth decay.
What does sugar do to my teeth?
Sugar is used by bacteria in the mouth which then produce acids, which can dissolve the protective minerals in the surface of the tooth. In time, the sugar acid can dissolve mineral from the tooth, leading to cavities.
How can I limit the impact of sugar on my teeth?
As a simple rule, the less sugar you eat, the lower your risk of cavities. We all know that cakes and sweets contain sugar, but ‘hidden’ sugar can also be found in foods that we wouldn’t expect. It is the fact that these sugars are hidden, that make them so surprising. Three types of foods containing 'hidden' sugar in our diet are as follows:
- Sweet items such as confectionary, cakes and pastries
- Processed foods that contain added sugar such as cereals and cooking sauces
- Foods containing complex carbohydrates such as bread and pasta, which can release sugars in your mouth
We recommend maintaining a healthy diet, limiting sugary foods and drinks between meals and brushing twice daily with Aquafresh 24 HR Sugar Acid Protection toothpaste, for effective cavity protection.