It’s funny how we can buy organic foods and shop for non-toxic sunscreen, but then think nothing of whipping out a blue, sparkly toothpaste for our kids to put in their mouths. But even if you make a DIY toothpaste, it doesn’t mean you can’t do damage to your teeth.
I’ve seen plenty of DIY toothpaste recipes sent to me by patients and readers that are harmful to enamel or even the microbiome.
Here’s everything you need to know about making your own DIY toothpaste, as well as how to choose the ingredients that will have the most benefit to your dental health.
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