This soothing ingredient is widely used in personal care products for its moisturizing and healing properties. Aloe has been proven by the Academy of General Dentistry to help reduce tooth sensitivity and fight cavities.
Try: Dr. Ken's All Natural Maximum Care Toothpaste
Sugar-free gum helps stimulate the production of saliva, which naturally reduces plaque that can lead to cavities.
Try: Eco-DenT Between! Dental Gum
Silica helps remove plaque from teeth to give them that clean feeling and prevent cavities. It also helps give toothpaste a smooth, gel quality
Try: Coral White Mint Toothpaste
Sodium lauryl sulfate (SLS)–free
This foaming agent used in shampoo, body wash, facial cleanser, and hand soap may cause skin and eye irritation. Concern has been raised over ethylene oxide, a known carcinogen used to make SLS.
Try: Dr. Sharp’s Toothpaste
despite the season. It helps bring consistency to mint flavoring. It has also been proven to help reduce plaque.
Try: Quantum Health’s Canker Cover, produces a gel patch over canker sores to help them heal while keeping breath fresh