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Natural products 'could be beneficial' to dental health
Updated: 6/10/2008 2:00:23 PM

Most people are aware that eating and drinking processed, sugary products is bad for their dental health, but what about the dangers of using non-natural oral hygiene products?

According to Nancy Rosenzweig, president of The Natural Dentist, gums can absorb the chemicals present in some dental products.

Speaking to She Knows, Ms Rosenzweig said: "Everyone reads food labels these days, but do you know what's in your mouthwash and toothpaste? Pick up an oral care product and read [the ingredient list]."

She noted that the leasing brand of mouthwash on the market contains between 21 to 26 per cent alcohol, which is significantly more than beer or wine.

"Alcohol is not necessary to kill germs," she said, adding that natural products such as echinacea and goldenseal have been shown to be effective in fighting bacteria.

Ms Ronsenzweig also stated that many regular toothpastes contain the chemical sodium lauryl sulphate, which can irritate some people's gums.

In line with this, Dr Danielle Wilson, president of Fabulous Smiles of Atlanta, has recently developed a new range of toothpastes called Kissable, which use natural ingredients such as cranberry extract.

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