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Toothpaste, guaranteed to ruin the flavour of any food or beverage for the nest 30 -45 minutes, the only natural enemy of orange juice. For some reason it only comes in mint flavoured
With all of the diversity in products why not branch out in flavours. Chocolate flavoured for singles and romantics, ice cream flavoured for children, kale for hipsters, skinny café latte with a shot of hazelnut for Melbourne’s office workers and bitter regret for the elderly.
Toothpaste comes in different size, shapes and colours including striped. Toothpaste is now branching out just like Tim Tams.
As a child there was only one type of Tim Tam biscuit now there are ten flavours including 5 “limited edition” flavours. I suspect that they are limited to the number of packets they can sell.
In the same way Toothpaste has gone beyond the childhood novelty of a green or blue gel instead of the traditional white paste. Now there are so many choices; hydro peroxide, baking soda, sugar neutraliser, sensitive, antibacterial, stain removing, breath freshening, enamel strengthening, micro cleansing and cavity prevention.
According to toothpaste manufacturers websites, each of the toothpaste products are clinically proven to prevent cavities, gum disease and bad breath as well as whiten teeth. If they all have the same clinically proven benefits, then it might suggest that they are, in fact, all the same.
Surely if the technology has in fact improved, as the clinically proven result imply, then surely for the medical benefit of all consumers then any previous recipes should be taken off the market.
Does your choice of toothbrush affect the type of toothpaste that should be used? If my toothbrush has built in plaque removing and whitening features do I still need these recipes in my toothpaste?
With different length bristles, built in tongue cleaners, gum massagers and cheek scrapers brush head that are angled, zigzagged, layered, inlayed with charcoal built in floss and finger and thumb grips that are now ribbed for her pleasure a consumer need a doctorate in physical, chemistry and biology to make their dental hygiene purchases
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With all of these choices it is worth remembering that scientific studies have suggested that gnawing of certain would be just as effective, if not more so, than the no longer humble toothbrush and toothpaste.