Dental Cleaning and Check-Up Follow Up

I went last week for my dental cleaning. The procedures I put in place last time¬†worked wonderfully. The assistant avoided wearing any extra personal care products, worked quickly, and used only plain powder pumice to polish my teeth, rather than a flavoured paste. You may remember that I stopped using nylon dental floss, toothpaste, and […]


Nylon, Dental Floss, and Nonstick Cookware

I spoke on Monday about tooth brushing and cleaning. Part of the reason for doing this is that I have had some persistent gum erosion and tooth sensitivity, and I wanted to determine if nylon fibres, with their possible isothiazolinone contamination were at least partially to blame. Nylon is used as the bristles in most […]


Nylon-Free Tooth Cleaning

It hit me a few weeks ago – if nylon is a possible isothiazolinone contamination issue due to MI’s presence in the lubricating oils used while manufacturing the fibre, what about my toothbrush? Every drug store and commercial outlet sells nylon-bristled toothbrushes, seen to be the best in modern tooth care. Meanwhile, I’ve been having […]


Tooth Care for the Allergic and Sensitive of Tooth

Evaluating my toothpaste use has been a very recent addition to the natural health care regimen. I had picked up a Green Beaver xylitol-based toothpaste previously for camping, because its natural ingredients and nonfluoridation mean that it’s not too bad to swallow if you don’t have a sink, but hadn’t fully immersed myself into looking […]