Tag Archives: Toothpaste

Many Children Are Overdoing It on the Toothpaste, C.D.C. Study Says

Many parents are squeezing potentially unhealthy amounts of toothpaste on their children’s brushes, health officials warned in a study released on Friday. The study, by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said nearly 40 percent of children ages 3 to 6 used more toothpaste than recommended by dental professionals. For young children with emerging… Read More »

Before You Buy A Whitening Toothpaste

Bleaching toothpastes typically include abrasives (to take away debris and residual stain), humectants (to avoid loss of water), thickening agents or binders (to stabilize toothpaste formulations and avoid separation of liquid and solid phases), and flavoring and foaming agents (a preference of buyers). Therapeutic agents may contain fluoride (can be in all ADA-Accepted whitening… Read More »