tartar control toothpaste


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tartar control toothpaste

Toothpaste containing pyrophosphates that act as abrasives to remove plaque from teeth. Some evidence links these toothpastes to irritation of oral tissues.
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oral care, says the product is the first tartar control toothpaste with a whitener.
This August Pond's will add a tartar control version to the line; it's billing the extension as the only tartar control toothpaste with fluoride, baking soda and peroxide.
is earmarking $35 million of its annual dentifrice marketing budget for promoting a new Colgate tartar control toothpaste with a "micro-cleansing" formula.
Mentadent carries the ADA's approval and is going up against some recent entries from Crest and Colgate--including Crest baking soda and tartar-control toothpaste, Crest with baking soda and the new Colgate baking soda with tartar control toothpaste. Colgate is also introducing Ultra Brite toothpaste with baking soda.