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Natural toothpaste for Bleeding Gums

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 important. Swollen, inflamed and bleeding gums eventually will cost you your teeth! The best natural remedy ...
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History of Natural Toothpaste

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 we have today – keeping teeth and gums clean, whitening teeth and freshening breath. The ...
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Why Switch to Natural Toothpaste

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 Association (ADA) states that “Fluoride is effective in preventing and reversing the early signs of ...
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Toxic Toothpaste

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 on over to your local health food store to look for organic toothpastes or you ...
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