Myth #708 Baking soda toothpastes are too abrasive for regular brushing
- Toothpaste. // Living in Pioneer Times: How Our Ancestors Lived Not So Long Ag;2003, p40
This article presents alternative materials used as toothpaste during the pioneer times, including honey, ground charcoal and bicarbonate of soda paste.
- Natural extracts included. // British Dental Journal;2/28/2004, Vol. 196 Issue 4, p236
Features the Sarakan herbal toothpaste. Product description; Flavor of the toothpaste; Ingredients of the product.
- Myth #534. Griffin, Kathy // Modern Hygienist;Jan2007, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p50
The article refutes a false belief about anti-sensitivity toothpaste, saying that it is unsafe to use the toothpaste on a regular basis because the ingredients have health risks. Sensitivity toothpastes are safe to use as an everyday toothpaste, however package directions recommend limiting the...
- The dentifrice deception. Simonsen, Richard J. // Quintessence International;Oct1985, Vol. 16 Issue 10, p659
The article presents the author's comments on toothpaste manufacturers who are misleading the general public concerning the amount of toothpaste necessary for effective brushing. The author says that to increase toothpaste use toothpaste manufacturers increased the diameter of the tube's...
- A Dental Brushup. Kirk, Margaret O. // Kiwi;Jan/Feb2008, p21
The article presents information on how to choose the right toothpaste and mouth rinses. According to Ray G. Behm Jr, DDS, most oral-hygiene products contain chemicals, sweeteners and preservatives that are not much beneficial. It is suggested that toothpaste with baking soda be preferred. Behm...
- Thickening Toothpaste Formulations. Stier, Roger E. // Cosmetics & Toiletries;Dec2004, Vol. 119 Issue 12, p75
The combined knowledge of rheology and chemistry of binders together with the art of proper formulation leads to the production of aesthetically pleasing dentifrice formulations.
- Delivery of Antiplaque Agents from Dentifrices, Gels, and Mouthwashes. CUMMINS, D.; CREETH, J. E. // Journal of Dental Research;Jul1992, Vol. 71 Issue 7, p1439
Antiplaque agents delivered from toothpastes, gels, or mouth-rinses can augment mechanical oral hygiene procedures to control the formation of supragingival plaque and the development of early periodontal disease. Clinically effective antiplaque agents are characterized by a combination of...
- Sarakan Safe Toothpaste and Mouthrinse. // Positive Health;Sep2006, Issue 127, p5
The article features Arrowmed's Sarakan toothpaste, which contains an extract of Salvadora and is flavored with oil of peppermint, clove and geranium. The toothpaste has no alcohol, sugars or artificial colors, preservatives or flavors. It does not contain fluoride nor sodium lauryl sulphate....
- Ipana toothpaste. Hartill, Lane // Christian Science Monitor;1/14/99, Vol. 91 Issue 34, p23
Discusses Ipana toothpaste, which was popular in the 1930s and 1940s in the United States. The cost of a tube of the toothpaste in 1957; How in 1968 Bristol-Meyers abandoned Ipana in favor of other brands; The two men who bought the brand and tried to revive it in the 1970s; How in 1991 Ipana...