Thursday, September 18, 2014

Weird microbeads in toothpaste may be ruining your teeth and gums

Ugh, this hygienist kept finding terrible weird stuff in people's mouths and teeth:

Trish Walraven has seen lots of things as a dental hygienist, but until a few years ago, she had never seen anything like this.
“We thought it was a cleaning product or something that people were chewing,” Walraven said.
toothpasteThey were little blue dots trapped in the tiny spaces between people’s teeth and gums.
“Some weeks I’ll see five or six patients,” Walraven told KNXV.
Walvaren started asking around and other hygienists were seeing the blue dots, too.
It took awhile, but they finally figured out what it was — polyethylene.
read more here

Okay, so it's time to resurrect a very old post,  about my easy, extremely cheap "toothpaste" regimen that also WHITENS, i.e., baking soda and hydrogen peroxide. Still no cavities and my teeth look nice and white even with my coffee and red wine habit... click here.

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