Bleeding gums are usually a sign of periodontal disease. To treat this problem, you will have to use special toothpaste.   When it comes to oral hygiene, most people think of the condition of their teeth. This is only a partial truth however, as the tissue that houses the teeth, the gums, are just as Read More

History of Toothpastes Egyptians are believed to have started using a paste to clean their teeth around 5000BC, before toothbrushes were invented. Ancient Greeks and Romans are known to have used toothpastes, and people in China and India first used toothpaste around 500BC. Ancient toothpastes were used to treat some of the same concerns that Read More

If you are trying to decide whether natural toothpaste is a good choice for you—and your family—you are smart to deliberate. While natural toothpaste eschews many chemicals that are of questionable benefit, it can also leave out the one chemical you actually do want in your toothpaste—fluoride. A naturally occurring tooth-strengthening mineral, the American Dental Read More

If your toothpaste contains dangerous ingredients like triclosan, sodium laureth sulfate, glycerin or any artificial sweeteners (including aspartame and saccharin), then you should seriously consider tossing that tube into the trash and going for a much safer, natural alternative that can get the job done just as well as regular toothpaste—if not better.You could head Read More