Beyond natural toothpaste
We're passionate about making the best natural toothpaste on earth. As botanical ingredient lovers and eco-friendly people, we know how important it is to find sustainable ways of living that don't harm nature or our environment - which is why at Truthpaste HQ, we look into all things zero waste, organic ingredients, and natural health & wellbeing.
By Marisa Battrick July 24, 2023
At Truthpaste, we believe in the power of natural ingredients to promote oral health and comfort. As part of our campaign to address tooth sensitivity, we proudly incorporate a carefully selected range of essential oils in our toothpaste formulation.
In this article, we'll delve into the exceptional benefits of each essential oil, shedding light on their unique attributes and how they contribute to our toothpaste's efficacy in providing relief from toothache and sensitive teeth.
By Marisa Battrick July 20, 2023
At Truthpaste, we believe in revolutionising oral care by harnessing the power of nature. Our innovative toothpaste formulations steer clear of traditional oral care ingredients for sensitivity and instead utilise essential oils known for their analgesic effects.
In this case study, we delve into the effects of our products on tooth sensitivity by analysing feedback from 67 customers who had experienced sensitivity prior to using Truthpaste.
By Marisa Battrick June 16, 2023
When it comes to maintaining a healthy and radiant smile, many of us have believed that fluoride is an essential ingredient in toothpaste. For decades, fluoride has been widely promoted as a key component for preventing tooth decay and strengthening enamel.
However, a growing number of people are exploring alternative options and embracing fluoride-free toothpaste and exploring its benefits for those seeking a more natural approach to oral health.
By Marisa Battrick April 24, 2023
You will often hear them referred to as ‘good’ bacteria. This is an oversimplification.
The role of probiotics has been historically largely focused on gut health. However, over the last decade, more research has led to mounting evidence of the multiple benefits of oral probiotics in keeping a healthy oral microbiome.
By Marisa Battrick April 20, 2023
By Marisa Battrick April 10, 2023
By Lex Lake March 10, 2023
Do you avoid mouthwash or toothpastes with glycerine? Many people do, particularly those who opt for natural toothpaste. There are many misconceptions around this ingredient, and we've taken an in-depth look into the all the scientific research behind its effects in oral care.
By Lex Lake May 24, 2022
By Marisa Battrick May 09, 2022
By Marisa Battrick May 09, 2022
By eddy wilson May 07, 2022
At Truthpaste, we think it’s important to show transparency about what ingredients go into the products that you use on a daily basis. This is especially true if those products are going into your mouth! We have always been honest about our ingredients. That includes what we do not use, as well as what we don't.
What is SLS and why do we avoid it?
By Marisa Battrick May 07, 2022
So why do so many manufacturers use bentonite in toothpaste? There are several benefits for bentonite in oral health.
By Marisa Battrick May 06, 2022
"I was a pain-riddled woman desperately mashing up clove oil, coconut oil, neem and tea tree with some bicarbonate of soda."
Read all about how one woman turned her toothache into a passion for an eco friendly, botanical toothpaste.
By eddy wilson May 01, 2022
Peppermint toothpaste has long been the firm favourite for the vast majority of households. It is universally accepted as the standard flavour for toothpaste. Peppermint, the oral care superstar, also has multiple medicinal uses.
What is it about Peppermint that ties it so strongly with our oral health care routine? Why do we love peppermint flavour toothpaste?
By Marisa Battrick May 01, 2022
By eddy wilson December 09, 2021
If like many, the extent of your knowledge about myrrh is that some mages once came a very long way to offer it at an impromptu baby shower then you aren’t alone. Its rich, musky smell is used in incense and perfumes across the globe and it has a long and well-documented history for its medicinal values.
There is so much more to myrrh than just a lovely smell.
By Marisa Battrick August 29, 2021
Why do we use this carrier oil in Truthpaste?
In Ayurvedic practice, Calendula is used for oil pulling in much the same way that you would with coconut oil. The antiseptic properties work to prevent gingivitis and plaque build up. Studies suggest calendula can help to repair the soft tissue of the gums whilst actively fighting plaque.
By Marisa Battrick August 19, 2021
What is the difference between saccharin and sorbitol? The term 'artificial sweetener' can refer to anything which is not refined sugar. There are a number of sweeteners both naturally occurring and those brewed up in a lab.
Brush up on your knowledge when it comes to the sweetening ingredients in your toothpaste.
By Marisa Battrick June 07, 2021
By Marisa Battrick May 26, 2021
By Lex Lake February 24, 2021
It’s been a wild card as flavours go, but truthpaste Original: Fennel has always enjoyed a strong and committed fanbase. It’s been popular with customers since it was first launched in 2017, we look at the benefits of Fennel in toothpaste.
By Marisa Battrick January 25, 2021
It’s probably the most well known natural remedy for toothache. What makes clove so effective for fighting pain and was it really worth its weight in gold?
Although our ancestors were unlikely to have used words like ‘antioxidants’ and ‘provitamins’, the health benefits of Clove oil were well known to them and used medicinally as far back as the third century.
By Marisa Battrick December 02, 2020
By Marisa Battrick November 25, 2020
The medicinal benefits of cinnamon are very well documented. It’s been used to help lower cholesterol levels and lower blood sugar. There is even studies that show cinnamon may be helpful in fighting neurodegenerative illness such as Parkinsons or Altzheimers . However, it’s strong antibacterial and anti inflammatory properties are what make it perfect for your teeth in the correct doses.
By Justine O'Connell November 04, 2020
Activated charcoal is everywhere. It’s the current darling of the health and beauty market. Activated Charcoal has enjoyed a rise in popularity over recent years. Now we have our own activated charcoal range of natural toothpaste. Find out the truth behind using this ingredient.
By Marisa Battrick October 02, 2020
By Marisa Battrick August 11, 2020
Pronounced “zy-lee-tol” this natural product is anything but bad. In fact it’s probably one of nature's super heroes. Xylitol has undergone extensive research which highlights it’s benefits in oral hygiene.