Posts Tagged ‘toothpaste’

Whitening Toothpaste 101

Friday, May 8th, 2020
whitening toothpaste 101

Learn the basics of whitening toothpaste.

Even if you are regularly brushing, flossing, and using mouthwash, your teeth are still susceptible to staining and discoloration. Factors like age, diet, and lifestyle can all contribute to the color of your teeth. Because of this, many people consider teeth whitening applications to restore their bright white smile. However, you don’t always need to visit your dentist for whitening treatments. There are several kinds of toothpaste available in the oral hygiene aisle of many stores, but how do you know which one you should choose? Read on to learn what makes whitening toothpaste special, and how you can find the most effective toothpaste for your smile.  (more…)

Do Alternative Oral Care Products Work?

Friday, September 21st, 2018
Do alternative oral care products really work?

Do alternative oral care products really work?

You may have heard about natural toothpaste or alternative oral care products, but have you wondered how well they work? Charcoal, coconut oil, and baking soda have all been said to help clean teeth, but dentists may not completely agree. Continue reading to learn how well alternative oral care products really work to clean teeth and prevent cavities. (more…)

History of Toothpaste and Toothbrushes

Friday, August 24th, 2018
Learn more about the fascinating history or toothpaste and toothbrushes.

Learn more about the fascinating history or toothpaste and toothbrushes.

Have you ever wondered about how toothpaste and toothbrushes came to be part of our daily routines? Toothbrushing tools and toothpaste have been around for a very long time, and are always being upgraded to be as efficient as possible. Continue reading to learn more about the fascinating history or toothpaste and toothbrushes. (more…)

What’s In Your Toothpaste?

Friday, August 10th, 2018
What’s In Your Toothpaste?

Choose a toothpaste based on your personal needs!

When it comes to your dental hygiene routine, toothpaste is a major component. The right toothpaste helps remove plaque and promote gum health, so it’s important to understand what’s in it. Different kinds of toothpastes can help with different conditions. If you find yourself thoroughly confused it may help to ask your dentist for a recommendation at your next visit. (more…)

How To Choose The Right Toothpaste

Friday, February 2nd, 2018

Learn how to choose the right toothpaste!

Not all toothpaste is the same, so how do you know which toothpaste is the best for your teeth? There are more and more different types of toothpaste on the market, all claiming to do different things for your teeth with various formulas. Here’s a breakdown of each type of toothpaste, and the benefits of each. (more…)

What Toothpaste Should My Family Be Using?

Friday, August 4th, 2017
teeth whitening

Dentists have great recommendations for the best toothpaste styles your family should be using.

Daily teeth brushing is important to your dental and oral health – we know that. Toothpaste is what
makes the brushing beneficial. Most contain fluoride, and sodium lauryl sulfate (SLS). With the possible
health risks and allergies to these ingredients, there are alternative toothpastes that omit these
ingredients. Be sure to read the label if you’re concerned about any of these ingredients. Choosing the
best toothpaste for your family involves some research as not all toothpastes are created equally. There
are off-brand toothpastes that are not recommended by dentists. Each type of toothpaste is designed to
attain different, specific results. (more…)

A Look at Natural Toothpastes

Monday, October 10th, 2016

Natural toothpastes are less likely to contain artificial dyes.

Dental hygiene products have grown considerably over the years, to the point where it is becoming exceedingly difficult to choose the right one. One question many people are wondering is whether they should choose a regular toothpaste or a natural toothpaste. Do they contain different ingredients? Is one more effective at cleaning your teeth and freshening your breath? Here’s a quick look at the differences between natural and regular toothpastes. (more…)

Toothy Tabs: Better or worse than toothpaste?

Sunday, April 12th, 2015
benefits of fluoride

Is toothpaste the only option?

Lush cosmetics put out Toothy Tabs as an alternative to toothpaste in a tube. It is fluoride free and comes in a wide variety of kitschy flavors such as “Breath of God” and “Dirty.” These little tablets claim to be just as effective as toothpaste without adding fodder for the landfill. Now, they are definitely an environmentally friendly product with a biodegradable packaging and natural ingredients, but are Toothy Tabs equally effective as toothpaste? Let’s find out. (more…)