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Toxins in Toothpaste and Clean Toothpaste Options


Read Your Toothpaste Ingredients Label.
Is there a poison control warning on it?

WARNING– Here’s the potential toxins in FRESH MINTY TOOTHPASTE (and why you must throw your store brand away immediately — uh, there’s no MINT in minty toothpaste⁉️)

Store brands have chemicals!

〰️Examples of unwanted ingredients:

flavor (MSG?)
sodium lauryl sulfate
sodium saccharin
Dye like Red 30

Colgate? Crest? Tom’s? – Read Ingredients! Toxins are hiding.

Why I do not trust Tom’s of Maine

Read all of the ingredients on every product that you consider purchasing from Tom’s. They still use fluoride and sodium laurel sulfate in some products. I cannot trust a company that is still making money promoting products with toxins in them.

Tom’s of Maine adds ⚠️fluoride  to several of their products for adults and children (Children’s Silly Strawberry, Save the Animals Children’s toothpaste, Luminous White, Charcoal toothpaste). Some of these products have sodium laurel sulfate.
Simply White ingredients include: Sodium fluoride,  hydrated silica, water, sorbitol, glycerin, xylitol, sodium lauryl sulfate, natural flavors, xanthan gum, titanium dioxide, carrageenan.

Avoid FLUORIDE – it is a poison to the brain. 

For more information on fluroide, scroll down to the bottom of this post.

Here is the Toothpaste I trust

Thieves Whitening Toothpaste combines pure and safe ingredients from nature to whiten teeth, fight plaque, support healthy gums, and remove stains without damaging enamel.

Thieves Whitening Toothpaste INGREDIENTS

Glycerin, Water, Silica, Xylitol, Calcium hydroxyapatite, Sodium myristoyl glutamate, Calcium carbonate, Perlite, Sodium bicarbonate, Zinc citrate trihydrate, Menthol, Citrus aurantium dulcis† (Orange) peel oil, Mentha spicata† (Spearmint) leaf extract, Xanthan gum, Stevia, Eugenia caryophyllus† (Clove) bud oil, Mentha piperita† (Peppermint) oil, Cocos nucifera (Coconut) oil, Citrus limon† (Lemon) peel oil, Cinnamomum zelanicum† (Cinnamon) bark oil, Eucalyptus radiata† leaf oil, Rosmarinus officinalis† (Rosemary) leaf oil 

There are other adult varieties and toothpaste for kids. See them all here.

Benefits and Features

✅Supports healthy-looking gums and teeth with naturally derived ingredients.

✅ Removes stains.

✅ Provides long-lasting fresh breath.

✅ Provides a refreshing minty taste with 100% pure essential oils.

✅ Contains no sulfates, synthetic dyes, artificial flavors, or preservatives.

Toothpaste Options from Young Living

  • Dentarome Plus Toothpaste 4 oz 3738✨
  • Thieves Dentarome Ultra Toothpaste 20194✨
  • KidScents Toothpaste 4oz 4574✨
  • Thieves AromaBright Toothpaste 4 oz 3039
  • Thieves AromaBright Toothpaste multi pack in travel size – 2 oz. 5351✨
  • Thieves Whitening Toothpaste, Item #: 26668


Just like with toothpaste, be sure to read the ingredients on your mouthwash. Avoid alcohol, dyes, unknown chemicals and fluoride (Tom’s Freshmint has fluroide).

Listerine – ugh! Alcohol, Sorbitol, Poloxamer 407, Benzoic Acid, Sodium Saccharin, Sodium Benzoate, Flavor, Green 3, Eucalyptol, Menthol, Methyl Salicylate, Thymol.

Crest – ugh! Flavor, parabens, blue dye, poloxamer 407.

Try this mouthwash!

Alcohol and fluoride free, Thieves Fresh Essence Plus Mouthwash cleans hard-to-reach areas of the teeth and gums for a whole-mouth clean.

Colloidal Silver and Essential Oils

Colloidal silver, Mentha piperita† (Peppermint) oil, Lecithin, Quillaja saponaria wood extract, Potassium sorbate, Stevia rebaudiana (Stevia) leaf extract, Eugenia caryophyllus† (Clove) bud oil, Mentha spicata† (Spearmint) leaf extract, Citrus limon† (Lemon) peel oil, Cinnamomum zeylanicum† (Cinnamon) bark oil, Vetiveria zizanioides† (Vetiver) root oil, Eucalyptus radiata† leaf oil, Rosmarinus officinalis† (Rosemary) leaf oil, Tocopheryl, Citric acid 


 by Erin Chamerlik, MS, MT(ASCP)

Prior to 1950, the ADA, American Medical Association (AMA) and the U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS) were strongly opposed to the human consumption of fluoride in any form and concentration (Lee, 1995).

Curiously, the ADA changed their official position on fluoride and the organization is now a strong proponent of fluoridation.

Jim Maxey, DDS, believes that this about-face had to do with political pressure from the aluminum and fertilizer industries (Maxey, n.d.).  These industries produce toxic waste fluoride that is either dumped in acidic wastewater ponds or sold to municipal water treatment facilities. Approximately 200,000 tons of silicofluorides are sold to communities in the United States for water fluoridation (Connett, 2003).

The conclusion I have come to is fluoride is a toxic substance that should not be put into municipal drinking water and products like toothpaste.

Studies documented on various websites, including Second Look, show that fluoridation of the water has little, if any, benefit in preventing dental caries.

Fluoride has been linked to cancer, osteoporosis, and dental fluorosis.

Fluoride Fluorosis

Perhaps the ADA has decided to dig in their heels and turn their back on credible studies because admitting that fluoridation is useless in preventing dental disease and it is harmful to health would bring an avalanche of legal backlash that would wipe out the financial resources of this organization and its members.

More fluroide info here!


Connett, M. (2003, May). The Phosphate Fertilizer Industry: An Environmental Overview.

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