Yum! DIY Chocolate Toothpaste your KIDS will love.
OMG! We made this yesterday at home and I have already used it twice. 🙂 Appears to work just fine. Teeth feel great too. Yes, it appears that chocolate is a much better alternative to regular fluoride toothpaste and your kids will love it to. Also, you will not have to worry if your kids swallow any because all the ingredient are perfectly safe unlike fluoride toothpaste. Have you ever looked at the warning label on the back of a tube of toothpaste? It's pretty scary if you ask me! It says to call the poison control center or seek immediate medical attention if more than used for brushing is swallowed. (That's a pea-sized amount!) Read below on how you can easily make your own tooth paste with four simple ingredients that's SAFE for your kids, safe if swallowed and economical to purchase from your local grocery store or online.
To read more about the benefits of Cacao, please read the the article found in the link below from Bio News.
“….The trial revealed that the cacao extract Rennou™, is actually more effective than fluoride for repairing and restoring enamel and occludes dentinal tubules, thus eliminating dental hypersensitivity, in just a week. There is also another study suggesting that chocolate remineralizes teeth better than fluoride.”
If you don't want to make your own there is a Commercial Chocolate toothpaste called – Theodent – $12.00 for ¾ oz. for the standard version. However one tube of Theodent can cost as much as $100 (yes one hundred dollars) for , once again, three quarters of one liquid ounce.
Or…..make your own…
Documented as being magnitudes better for your teeth than Fluoride.
How to make your own chocolate toothpaste
Combine all ingredients and mix until you have the consistency you want. Scoop the paste onto brush. Store the paste in a container with a lid as baking soda can absorb smells. You can also make it squeezable by putting it into an empty toothpaste tube.