Toothpaste Alternative, Natural And Safe

4 Toothpaste Alternatives To Try

If you’re interested in improving your health and are working on eliminating chemicals, preservatives and other potentially harmful ingredients, one thing you will want to include in your health reform is your toothpaste.

It may seem unnecessary, but according to the Environmental Working Group, an organization dedicated to educating consumers about the dangers of products that they use, most commercial toothpastes contain ingredients that can cause cancer, developmental and reproductive toxicity, biochemical and cellular level changes and more. Fortunately there are many toothpaste alternatives that are made with safe and natural ingredients for you to use instead.

Baking Soda

This natural substance that can be purchased from your local grocery store for about fifty cents a box has multiple uses, from softening your skin during a bath to cleaning your house. Baking soda is a cheap toothpaste alternative and all you need is half a teaspoon and your teeth will be sparkling.


This all natural oral hygiene product manufacturer offers a full range of dental hygiene products including mouth wash, dental gum, tooth powder and even toothbrushes. Eco-denT boasts the use of premium and high quality ingredients and materials in all their products.

Their products are a great alternative to regular toothpastes, because of course they don’t contain any of the harmful ingredients, and they’re also great alternatives to plain toothpaste, especially for those who desire a little bit more flavour with their oral cleaning products. Health food stores throughout the United States sell Eco-denT’s products, so you should not have a difficult finding the products of your choice.

Tom’s of Maine

This company not only manufactures oral care products like toothpaste, mouth wash and dental floss, but they manufacture many other all-natural personal care products like soap and deodorant as well. All of Tom’s of Maine’s products are free of potentially harmful ingredients like gluten, artificial colors, flavours or scents, animal ingredients, parabens, peroxide and many others.

Due to this company’s dedication to producing the highest quality natural healthcare products, you can rest assured that any of their oral hygiene products are safe for you as well as any other product manufactured by them. Tom’s of Maine offers many different flavours of toothpaste including peppermint, spearmint, fennel, cinnamon-clover and much more. Tom’s of Maine’s products are sold at fine grocery stores everywhere, in health food stores, as well as by various online retailers.

DIY Toothpaste

If you are creative and don’t mind mixing different ingredients together, you can make your own toothpaste and flavour it however you like. By mixing together coconut oil, baking soda, the natural sweetener of your choice and flavourings like cinnamon, spearmint, and peppermint essential oils.

There are also other ingredients to choose from, and numerous homemade toothpaste recipes can be found online. You can even create your own recipe as long as it includes natural items that can be used for oral hygiene.

Aside from choosing a safe toothpaste, ensuring that a regular preventative dental schedule is adhered to is important as well. Your local health food store should be able to help you locate a biological dentist, or a dentist who practices all-natural means of caring for their patients’ teeth.

So whether you switch from your current toothpaste to all-natural toothpaste or choose to simply use baking soda, you should also see a dentist regularly, even if the dentist that you do see practices traditional dentistry.   
Try a toothpaste alternative if you are concerned about commercial toothpastes.


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