Posts made in July 2019

Does Your Sensitive Toothpaste Contain Potassium Nitrate, A Key Ingredient in Gunpowder?

The leading sensitive toothpaste companies spend a considerable amount of money marketing their brands of toothpaste with a promise to help relieve sensitivity – but are they telling you everything you and your family need to know to make a safe and healthy decision?

One of the main chemicals in many leading sensitivity toothpastes is Potassium Nitrate, a primary ingredient in gunpowder, fertilizers and rocket fuel. It sounds unbelievable, but an easy way to check if your sensitivity toothpaste has it is by scanning the toothpaste’s ingredients on the back of the packaging and finding the words “Potassium Nitrate”. Continue reading