Dr. Brite dentist created whitening toothpaste 119g
Finally we have found a toothpaste alternative that has pleased every single one of our testers! It seems as though toothpaste is quite a personal choice, with very individual requirements about taste, foaming agents, mouth feel etc. This one caught our attention when it won the 2018 natural beauty award for best toothpaste beating out rivals such as Magic Mud.
I like the idea of the benefits of charcoal but just hated the mess that the black version made around the sink! I couldn't get past it-it really annoyed me! And the dentists that created Dr. Brite have suggested that using black charcoal over a long period of time can actually stain your gums which doesn't exactly surprise me either.
This version has white activated charcoal (or Binchotan charcoal-which actually looks grey rather than white) which is made from the branches of Japanese oak trees and apparently works because its porous surface attracts toxins and can gently polish away surface stains (check out the DR. Brite website for further info on this). Although the theory makes sense to me, I would like to see more scientific studies to determine the dosage for benefit and long term results but like where it is heading. I know that it has been used for many years to get rid of toxins-even in hospitals for poison victims but I know you have to drink a lot of it for it to eliminate the poison! Fortunately, its not just the charcoal that offers benefits in this paste though-the Dr. Brite paste also includes:
Organic coconut oil - has antibacterial properties, gently whitens teeth, and hydrates the mouth.
Organic aloe vera - has antibacterial, antifungal, and antiviral properties, while also nourishing the mouth
Vitamin C - an antioxidant that can help promote gum health
Organic neem oil - has antibacterial properties, can help prevent plaque, and freshens breath
Organic spearmint oil - freshens breath and can help prevent plaque
We like the way it leaves our mouth feeling clean and fresh. Our teeth do look and feel clean and dare I say it-a little whiter after a month's use though maybe that's because its been hot and we have been a little lighter on the coffee?? Who knows.
Overall, there are no nasties like triclosan, we love that the company is owned by women and that the founder is actually a Dentist so has a more thorough understanding of oral care.
Dr. Brite chooses only high quality, responsibly-sourced, botanical ingredients that have repeatedly shown to offer sincere oral care benefits. Our co-founders are medical professionals, Dr. Ramezani is a veteran dentist and Dr. Sabo is a breast cancer surgeon. Together they have carefully tested, and then selected ingredients that can whiten teeth, soothe gums, kill bad oral bacteria and freshen breath.
The Whitening Mint Toothpaste contain white activated charcoal that can gently polish away surface stains that we encounter in our daily lives from coffee, tea, wine, and colorful foods like green juices or blueberries. At Dr. Brite, we use only this white charcoal and it leads to a toothpaste formula that has an attractive off-white color.
Dr. Brite is resolute in its commitment to avoid cheap, synthetic chemicals with potentially harmful effects. In Dr. Brite formulas you will never find toxic ingredients like Triclosan, Carrageenan, Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (SLS), Fluoride, Propylene Glycol, Titanium Dioxide and Aspartame.
The brushing experience is very pleasant when you use brush with Dr. Brite toothpaste. The toothpaste formula with activated charcoal is properly balanced with other natural ingredients, including organic mint flavor and natural sweeteners. You will not feel any grit, nor will you experience a mouth-full-of-ash taste. In reviews, the yummy taste of our toothpaste is a recurring reason why people love our toothpaste.
Purified Water, Organic Vegetable Glycerin*, Hydrated Silica (Mineral), Calcium Carbonate (Mineral), Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C)**, Organic Green Tea Extract*, Kaolin Clay (Mineral), Organic Coconut Oil*, Xylitol **, Coco-Glucoside (Coconut Derived), Activated Charcoal, Organic Arrowroot Powder (Natural Thickener), Organic Neem Extract*, Organic Mentha Spicata (Spearmint) Oil*, Organic Menthol*, Organic Stevia*
*certified organic ingredient