toothpaste

Why toothpaste and orange juice don't mix!

Have you ever tried orange juice after brushing your teeth? After taking a big swig, you just have to spit it out feeling like you have just chewed on a lemon!

Oct 07, 2014, 17:30 PM IST

Why toothpaste and orange juice don't mix!

Have you ever tried orange juice after brushing your teeth? After taking a big swig, you just have to spit it out feeling like you have just chewed on a lemon!

Oct 07, 2014, 17:29 PM IST

Even fluoride-rich toothpaste can't kill bacteria

Know why your toothpaste is not able to fight bad breath or tooth decay? Blame it on the bacteria itself.

Sep 12, 2014, 17:08 PM IST

Fluorine in toothpaste came from sun`s dead ancestors!

The fluorine in your toothpaste was likely formed billions of years ago in now dead stars of the same type as our sun, astronomers said.

Aug 22, 2014, 19:03 PM IST

There is no standard method for brushing teeth: Study

A study has revealed that there is no common recommendation on brushing method given by dental associations, toothpaste and toothbrush companies and in dental textbooks, across ten countries.

Aug 09, 2014, 12:32 PM IST

US warns of toothpaste bombs on Russia flights

The US government warned American and foreign airlines that terrorists could try to place explosives disguised as toothpaste on Russia-bound flights.

Feb 06, 2014, 06:19 AM IST

Cure acne without elaborate face packs

Face packs made from a concoction of natural ingredients can clear off acne from your face. Single ingredients like unprocessed honey, toothpaste and vinegar can also do the job well.

May 25, 2013, 13:36 PM IST

Nature-inspired method for treating sensitive teeth discovered

Taking inspiration from Mother Nature, researchers have reported an advance toward preventing the tooth sensitivity that affects millions of people around the world.

Jan 03, 2013, 16:31 PM IST

Chemical in soap, toothpaste impairs muscle strength

Triclosan, an antibacterial widely used in soaps, deodorants, toothpastes and other body-care products, reduces muscular strength.

Aug 14, 2012, 11:17 AM IST

Shark teeth have naturally built-in `toothpaste`

The dense, flat and crushing teeth of sharks contain fluoride keeping that is an active component of most toothpastes and dental care mouthwashes.

Jul 27, 2012, 10:19 AM IST

Seaweed could fight tooth decay: Scientists

Scientists claim to have found a new, unexpected weapon in the fight against tooth decay -- microbes found on seaweed which they say could be more effective than toothpaste.

Jul 04, 2012, 19:06 PM IST

Fluoride layer too thin to protect teeth

Fluoride in some toothpaste & mouthwash, believed to prevent tooth decay, may actually be ineffective.

Mar 03, 2011, 20:33 PM IST

Fluoride layer too thin to protect teeth

Fluoride in some toothpaste & mouthwash, believed to prevent tooth decay, may actually be ineffective.

Mar 03, 2011, 00:00 AM IST

Your toothpaste may spread superbugs

An antibacterial chemical commonly used in toothpastes may pose a threat to your health.

Oct 13, 2010, 17:35 PM IST

Your toothpaste may spread superbugs

An antibacterial chemical commonly used in toothpastes may pose a threat to your health.

Oct 13, 2010, 00:00 AM IST