Brighter Smiles Come Naturally

Tom's of Maine Natural Children's Toothpaste

With the family movie “Tooth Fairy” opening this week, we’re pleased to present a Green Scene gleam on the best natural toothpastes for kids. Mainstream toothpastes are often chock full of artificial ingredients and flavors, and knowledgeable parents are searching for healthier alternatives. It’s only natural to turn to toothpastes by Tom’s of Maine, Burt’s Bees, and Weleda. These winning products are made with safe, flavorful ingredients found in nature, so they promote healthy teeth and smiles without exposing children to artificial additives. The Tooth Fairy is surely waving her wand in approval!

Freedom from Additives Brings Smiles

Tom's of Maine Natural Children's Toothpaste
Believing that parents should have a selection of natural products to care for their children’s health, Tom’s of Maine provides a choice of fluoride-enriched, fluoride-free, Sodium Lauryl Sulfate and SLS-free toothpastes. These terrific toothpastes offer the delicious appeal of natural strawberry and orange flavors without dyes, sparkles or artificial flavors. Tom’s of Maine is proud of its ethics record and works hard to ensure that its products are free from animal ingredients, artificial colorants, sweeteners, scents and flavors, artificial preservatives, ethylene glycol, gluten, parabens, peroxides, phthalates or triclosan.

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Bee Smart About Oral Health

Burt's Bees Natural Toothpaste
Burt’s Bees offers a line of six effective toothpastes which are made with 99.2% natural ingredients. The line includes whitening, multicare, and kids toothpastes, all of which are available in both fluoride and fluoride-free formulas.

The toothpastes come in natural peppermint, orange and berry flavors and all contain healthful cranberry extract which has been clinically proven to block bacteria from adhering to teeth and gums, thus helping to prevent plaque. The SLS-free formula contains calcium and phosphorous to promote strong teeth. No artificial colors, flavors, preservatives or sweeteners are used. Burt’s Bees toothpastes are approved by the American Dental Association for use by children over the age of 2 and adults.

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Natural Protection, Naturally Good

Weleda Children's Tooth Gel
Developed in cooperation with innovative European dentists, Weleda has come up with a fluoride-free toothpaste formula that thoroughly cleans teeth and gums without the risks associated with swallowing fluoride. Weleda’s natural protection for baby teeth depends on a special gel formula that contains natural silica for gentle cleansing, and the soothing properties of calendula flower extract. This toothpaste is safe to swallow and ensures that baby teeth are clean and fresh.

Available in mild flavors of spearmint and fennel, this soothing gel gently cleans teeth and gums and prevents bad breath to ensure good dental hygiene.

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Put the idea to expand into new product categories under your pillow. Like a bonus from The Tooth Fairy, you may find a new source of profit. Also check out part 2 of our Dental Care Series tomorrow (Jan 22nd), where we brush up on children’s toothbrushes!