Every individual will benefit from keeping their teeth and gums as healthy as possible and practising good dental hygiene, with consistent effort and use of the right products you can reverse tooth decay and reverse cavities. If you are at risk of tooth decay, you may benefit from brushing your teeth with Colgate Duraphat 5000 ppm, which is a high fluoride toothpaste. In addition to correct brushing, you may also benefit by flossing your teeth at least once a day, avoiding rinsing your mouth with water or mouthwash after brushing, and cutting down on sugary and starchy foods and drinks to improve your oral care and prevent cavities.

Although all of our content is written and reviewed by healthcare professionals, it should not be substituted for or used as medical advice. If you have any questions about your health, please speak to your doctor.

Authored Dec 22, 2017 by Joseph Issac, MPharm
Reviewed Mar 23, 2021 by Prabjeet Saundh, MPharm