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Old 12-03-2008, 10:45 AM
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So Years back I quit using off the shelf fluoride toothpaste and had all my amalgm fillings taken out and replaced with white ones. Good for me Im sure you will agree.



But I have to confess I am not so fond of the toothpaste I have been using. While it is not as toxic as the main brands out there it is not very effective either.

So I am looking to upgrade to somethingmore efficient and preferably organic. Do any of you have any reccommendations? I would really appreciate that.
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Old 12-03-2008, 01:06 PM
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Good day, Lodestar.

I'm currently using an inexpensive, organic soap as a toothpaste. It's called Dr. Bronner's. It's widely available in health food stores - at least in the USA.

Dr. Bronner's Magic Soaps Retail Store: Peppermint Liquid Soap - 4 oz.

The liquid soap is very gentle, non-abrasive, and a little bit goes a long way. Therefore, it's very economical.

BTW, I should mention that it's obviously fluoride-free.

I believe other board members may also be using the same "toothpaste". Perhaps they can chime in with their experiences as well.
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Well if it is better than the Kingfisher Fennel Brand I use then I amy switch. Ill hear from other tesimonials before I buy though.
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I also use Dr. Bronners. I like the organic essential oils soap best. Actually any soap (not liquid) is good as long as it does not have glycerin. Just swipe your wet toothbrush on the soap a few times and brush. Without the glycerin, found in most toothpaste, there will be nothing to stick to the teeth. Then the teeth can remineralize; especially if you have enough calcium in your body. The calcium will be in your saliva.

Once or twice a week, I will dip the soapy toothbrush in some baking soda. I feel better that this mild abrasive will help to remove tartar that might be missed. It is too abrasive to use daily.
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How about something dirt cheep? I use hydrogen peroxide and baking soda. Has a slight “salty” taste, but not over powering. Seems to clean quite well. The baking soda is a mild abrasive, but not as aggressive as what is in some commercial pastes.
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I use Spry toothpaste because it has xylitol in it which has an anti microbial effect.
http://www.iherb.com/ProductDetails....&pid=5318&at=0

I store my tooth brush in a small glass of H2O2 to keep it clean and I sometimes add grapefruit seed extract directly to the brush with the toothpaste to keep gums healthy.
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So Years back I quit using off the shelf fluoride toothpaste and had all my amalgm fillings taken out and replaced with white ones. Good for me Im sure you will agree.

But I have to confess I am not so fond of the toothpaste I have been using. While it is not as toxic as the main brands out there it is not very effective either.

So I am looking to upgrade to somethingmore efficient and preferably organic. Do any of you have any reccommendations? I would really appreciate that.

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Been using mms (as in miracle mineral supplement) on my badly stained, sensitive teeth - also been having infections etc. Won't go into all of that but look this stuff up on this site/internet. I have no axe to grind as some woman Lil suggested - merely amazed that this stuff has exceeded my expectations and is continuing to do so. Would like as many people to know this as possible - brother staying with me from Sydney over Christmas and he has been using it for 3 days. He too is a convert. Really cheap as well.
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Hi
Been using mms (as in miracle mineral supplement) on my badly stained, sensitive teeth - also been having infections etc. Won't go into all of that but look this stuff up on this site/internet. I have no axe to grind as some woman Lil suggested - merely amazed that this stuff has exceeded my expectations and is continuing to do so. Would like as many people to know this as possible - brother staying with me from Sydney over Christmas and he has been using it for 3 days. He too is a convert. Really cheap as well. New to this medium - mucked up the first attempt.

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Forgot to mention I have tried baking soda/peroxide - mms is not in the same league - leaves aformentioned for dead.
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Hi Dorothy and welcome to the forum. Lots of people have reported whiter teeth with MMS and gum health should improve also. I just got to the point where I can't stand the smell of the stuff and I only use it when really needed.
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