Abrasives: abrasives are used to clean and
Alkali: a substance that has a bitter taste
and neutralizes acids.
Alpha hydroxy: helps remove dead skin.
Alpha lipoic acid: has the needed vitamin
Antibacterial agents: a chemical that is
used to control plaque.
Anti-tarter: reduces discomfort of tooth
Carboxlate: a salt or ester of a carbolic
Catalogs: a list of names, titles, and
articles arranged according to a system.
Coloring agents: gives toothpaste a pleasing
Commercialized: to manage for the sake
of making a profit.
Dispered: the cause to become spread widely.
Enzymes: kills bacteria in your mouth.
Essentially: a liquid that is soft or condensed
in fairly small pieces.
Fixative: a substance added to a perfume
esepecially to prevent rapid evaporation.
Fluoride: used to strengthen, protect,
and clean teeth.
Fragrance: the sweet smell of something.
Glycerine: a sweet, colorless, syrupy alcohol
usually from fats and oils, and is used to dissolve things.
Humectant: keeps the moisture in toothpaste.
Impurities: the quality or state of being
Insoluble: not able to be dissolved in
Micelles: a unit built up from polymeric
molecules or ions.
Munitions: military supplies and equipment.
Neutralized: to kill or destroy.
NTP Complex: helps maintain tone.
Potash: a potassium compound.
Potenially: capable of becoming real.
Preferable: having greater value or desirability.
Retinal: the natural form of vitamin A.
Skin lotion: a substance we use on our
Sodium bicarbonate: removes plaque from
Soluble: able to be dissolved in a liquid.
Tallow: the solid fat of cattle and sheep
used in soap.
Xylitol: is a non-sugar sweetner.