I’m surprised at the number of people still using Fluoride toothpaste and my local elementary school gives it out in little cups for kids to drink. Clearly we need some education around the topic.
In commercial toothpaste, surprisingly you’ll often find a whole host of toxic additives:
Fluoride, an industrial waste product linked to lowered IQ in children and dental Fluorosis, or mottling of teeth. You probably grew up thinking Fluoride is good for your teeth because that’s what the public has been told for over 50 years, but the collective of science says otherwise.
Propylene glycol, a synthetic moisture absorbent linked to organ toxicity.
Triclosan, an antibacterial chemical that disrupts hormone production and promotes multiple forms of cancer, including breast, ovarian, testicular, and prostate cancers.
And even plastics in the form of polyethylene, which also interfere with the endocrine system and promote cancer.
These ingredients are clearly problematic, which is why it’s crucial to stick with natural toothpaste products such as:
✔ Dr. Bronner’s All-One Toothpaste, ✔ Auromere Ayurvedic Toothpaste, ✔ Tom’s of Maine Natural Toothpaste, ✔ Spry Dental Defense Toothpaste, ✔ Desert Essence Toothpaste ✔ Jason Toothpaste ✔ Nature’s Answer PerioBrite Natural Toothpaste
Each of these toothpaste products contains cleansing and protective herb extracts such as neem, wintergreen, mint, and cinnamon – the real stuff derived from the essential oils of actual plants and herbs, not chemicals synthesized in the lab!