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...
- USE OF METAL PLATES FOR TESTING THE ABRASIVENESS OF DENTIFRICES. TAINTER, M. L.; EPSTEIN, SIDNEY // Journal of Dental Research;Oct1943, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p381
The article discusses a study that looked at the abrasiveness of dentifrices by using metal plates. The differences that existed in the abrasiveness that occurred in plates that were made out of different types of material are discussed, including antimony, silver and copper. The author found...
- 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...
- EFFECTS OF DENTAL DETERGENTS ON CILIARY ACTIVITY. PERRINE, R.L.; THRONDSON, A. H.; TAINTER, M. L. // Journal of Dental Research;Feb1939, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p81
The article discusses a study that looked at the impact that dental products have on had cellular activity throughout the body. The levels of toxicity that exist in different types of dental products are discussed, such as sodium alkyl sulfate, and insoluble detergent powders, such as sodium...