Dental One Associates of Bel Air
3435 Box Hill Corporate Center Drive, Suite E, Abingdon, MD 21009

Toothpaste Selection Made Easier

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A quick jaunt down the toothpaste aisle at any retailer reveals an array of options that would have seemed unbelievable in decades past. This embarrassment of riches leaves many wondering if there really are important differences among these products. Fortunately, there are really just a few key things to keep in mind when choosing a toothpaste.

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 Abingdon, call Dental One Associates of Bel Air today at (410) 698-1674 or make an appointment.

Dental One Associates offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Abingdon. With 11 affiliated practices throughout Maryland, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Dental One Associates of Bel Air, 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 Dental One Associates of Bel Air. 

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I saw Dr Blaney. What a wonderful personable person!! He made me so comfortable and went well above the limit of patient assistance. He made sure that I would be well taken care of in the next […]
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Dr. Chhatawal initially took me as a new patient and also it was an emergency. His great personality and caring disposition made me at ease. Heather, his assistant, is wonderful! She’s so sweet and […]
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Jayla B.
Had a cavity filled and felt no pain. My last dentist was horrible so I am so happy I changed over to Dental One Associates. Dr. Blaney is great and eases my anxiety.
Tonia M.
You guys were nice and I liked how my teeth were cleaned. There was no rudeness in the process.
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Dr. Blaney is my favorite dentist. I have my fair share of tooth issues and dentist alike but I felt so welcomed in this office by him and the staff. Never felt that way going to the dentist before. […]
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Great dentist (Dr. Chhatwal) and staff. My first visit to the dentist in a long time, and it was a very positive experience.
Jolene P.
I was not scared and the dentist made me laugh.
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Courtesy and professional demeanor of staff
Jeanne S.
Nancy was very thorough and professional. She told me everything she was doing and things that I should try to improve
Douglas S.
Gabby is an excellent dental hygienist. She’s consistently professional and always offers dental tips to prevent future dental issues. Additionally, she is friendly and polite. I would definitely […]
Patrick S.
The staff are so wonderful! They are engaging and really take time to educate you so you can achieve optimal oral health. Love it there!
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I really liked my dentist. The service was fast and my dentist was the sweetest. I felt very comfortable and happy with the service.
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Office Hours
  • Monday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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  • Phone: (410) 698-1674
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