Homemade Tooth Powder

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Recipe by peachez

Easy, quick and a great cleaner for your teeth. The flavoring / extract are optional, the amount of drops is your preference. Store covered, use in place of toothpaste. This is less abrasive and effective. The salt also has the benefit of strengthing your gums.

Top Review by Secret Agent

I have to say that my dad, 83 years old, brushed his teeth on a salt lick and he still uses salt on his teeth. Never lost a tooth and never had a cavity either. Go figger. We use Tom's of Maine because so many commercial toothpastes use mercury in their formula but I supplement Tom's with baking soda every so often because I can't live without my cuppa tea;)

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 14 cup baking soda
  • 14 cup salt (I use kosher)
  • Optional Flavourings Extracts DO NOT USE essential oils

  • clove (optional)
  • cinnamon (optional)
  • spearmint (optional)
  • peppermint extract (optional)


  1. Combine baking soda& salt in a small plastic container or glass jar.
  2. Add drops of your choice of a flavouring/ extract, stirring to mix.
  3. Store covered.

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