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I made toothpaste at home with baking soda + sea salt + peppermint essential oil. However a doctor (dentist) has advised me that it is not OK to use this & I should use the toothpastes available in the market. But I want to know - is there any way I can make my own toothpaste at home? If not, then which is the best toothpaste available in the market? Is patanjali toothpaste (dant kanti) good?
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Start using Sensoform toothpaste,the secret of healthy teeth is brushing after each meal and not the paste or tooth brush.
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Home remedies is a very popular custom in our Indian society and people practice this a lot as it is exciting to get something beneficial from our own experiments! Making a toothpaste at home can be exciting too but unfortunately the abrasiveness of the ingredients that you used such as baking soda and salt can be harmful for your tooth structures & gums too! Use of good toothpaste along with better brushing techniques & regular oral hygiene habits can make your teeth last longer and healthy.In my opinion toothpaste have their different indications according to different dental problems.If you are not suffering from any dental problems,use of an organic toothpaste such as glister from Amway or hiora from Himalaya can be very helpful.
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Home remedies are good,but scientifically tested and researched products are made for your good health.
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Visit a dentist,ask them about brushing techniques & how to maintain oral hygiene.
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Hello Mam, As there are a lot of ingredients and proper proportioning/standardisation that goes into making toothpastes,I would not suggest you making your own paste.You can pick up any paste from Colgate/Pepsodent or Glister from Amway. Regards Dr Sumanmakam
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There is no need of experiment on toothpaste at home. Lot of standardisation is required to make it. You can use any toothpaste in market. Do not use powder as it abrades the enamel.
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More than toothpaste it is important how and what brush you use. Use a soft bristle brush and don't be harsh on teeth. You can watch YouTube or visit a dentist to learn the correct way to brush. As per paste danti kranti or any other regular paste are fine. Medicated paste are prescribed only if you have a problem. Visiting a dentist every 6 month is important to see you are not developing cavities or gum diaease. Homemade paste can be little abrasive to teeth, hence should be avoided. And what's the point wasting your time if pastes are avialable on which years of research has been done.
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Avoid homemade toothpaste as it can wear your tooth faster due to high abrasive agents. You can go with colgate total toothpaste.
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