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Oral Care Ingredients That Could Be Bad for You

by Dr. Pooneh Ramezani, DDS

Our bodies are regularly exposed to harmful ingredients in everyday consumer products, like toothpaste and mouthwash. That’s why it’s important to be knowledgeable about these toxic chemicals so that you can make informed, healthy choices for you and your family when selecting oral care products.

Here are the 5 most common oral care ingredients that could be bad for you:

1. Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (SLS)
2. Titanium Dioxide 
3. Artificial Sweeteners
4. Polyethylene Glycol (PEG-8 and PEG-12)
5. Triclosan 

To read more about these ingredients, check out our contributor's post on the Dermstore blog! 

None of the ingredients listed above are in our toothpaste, mouthwash or teeth whitening pens...we promise.

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