Brushing Your Teeth Might KILL You!!!

OK, so maybe brushing your teeth won’t actually kill you, but the tooth paste you are using just might! Every day more and more individuals and a growing number of dentists are advocating against commercial toothpastes that contain the chemical fluoride, which is currently 99% of all brands sold at regular supermarkets and grocery stores.

Most natural toothpaste brands are not only Fluoride free but are also free of saccharine, a type of artificial sweetener that promotes cavity growth and has been linked to cancer and Alzheimer’s (for some unexplained reason commercial toothpaste brands are “protecting” your teeth with sugar). Why do they do this, you ask? So that you will like the taste of their toothpaste, duh!

But cavities are the least of your worries when you are dealing with a product that could potentially kill you, or at the very least cause serious long term health issues. To help you decide for yourself whether saving a few bucks on toothpaste is worth it, let me give you the breakdown on why fluoride is so bad for your smile, not to mention your health:

Fluoride is a chemical byproduct that comes from making certain metals, such as aluminum. Until the 1960s, fluoride was considered a toxic waste and the metal industry had to pay a heavy tax for its disposal. One day a research appeared (sponsored by the metal companies of course), proving that fluoride was great for your teeth and made them brighter. From that day on fluoride has been added to tap water across the United States, as well as to commercial tooth paste.

But time (and unbiased research) has proven that fluoride is only slightly less poisonous than arsenic, that it can potentially cause canker sores, cancer, Alzheimer’s and arthritis. It is also PROVEN that it actually corrodes the enamel on your teeth, causing them to darken over time. Additionally, there are recorded cases of infants that have died from swallowing only the normal amount of toothpaste that would be expected when you are brushing your teeth, and as many as 10,000 deaths each year in the U.S. are linked to fluoridation (and that’s not including sudden deaths due to ingestion).

I may not be a dentist, but like you, I have teeth and plan on keeping them on my person as long as possible, and the evidence that has stacked against fluoride wipes out of the map any possible benefits it may have. So ask your dentist if non-poisonous toothpaste is right for you!


  1. Nowadays only old-school dentists seem to recommend fluoride. If you look at canadian journals of science there have been published studies that say that fluoride can actually yellow teeth and promote decay rather than prevent it. Fluoride comes in many chemical formulas and if not formulated exactly right can have bad consequences for you. If fluoride is taken exactly right and in its exactly required formula it does help you with your teeth. If not taken right or in the incorrect formula it can cause damage to teeth and other bodily organs. So in the end, there is no good answer because if you are taking it currently exactly how you’re supposed to not using it anymore will hurt you if you’re not taking it right and you stop then it may benefit you or hurt you.

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