Sunday, April 6, 2008

Home Economics - Toothpaste

Last Wednesday, I went to the grocery store to buy (among other things) toothpaste, and was amazed at my options for dental hygene.

Toothpaste: The promise
Must one be forced to choose betwen tatar protection and "Total" protection? How does whitening factor into it? After starting at about ten different variteties of Colgate, I looked at the Active ingredients.

Toothpaste: Just the Facts

It basically breaks down into two different varities: ones that have triclosan, and ones that don't. Triclosan is used here to fight gingivitis. (Yay! Learning is fun!)

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