Some toothpaste ingredients can be harmful to your health, so it’s worth checking the label to avoid them.
– Baking soda and hydrated silica are both very abrasive to your teeth and can dissolve the glue holding your braces on
– Research is ongoing into the harmful effects of triclosan and sodium lauryl sulfate; it is best to avoid them as they may cause cancer and antibiotic resistance
– Your dentist will advise you avoid artificial sweeteners as it is a potential neurotoxin
“It’s up to you to choose a paste that contains ingredients you’re comfortable consuming.”
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