7 Unusual Uses Of Toothpaste

Written by on March 8, 2011 in Cleaning and Household, Lifestyle - 9 Comments

Toothpaste are a household item that is used by almost everyone, and is known for its cleaning properties on our teeth and gums, but these toothpastes could be beneficial for us in more than one way. There are plenty of other uses for toothpaste besides promoting good oral health, So Here are 7 creative and unusual uses for toothpaste.

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  • Relieve irritation: Applying a drop of natural toothpaste to bug bites and sores can give immediate relief of pain and itching. Overnight use of toothpaste can work surprisingly to heal the wounds faster by drying them up.

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  • Clean up your fingernails: Toothpastes is manufactured with our teeth in mind, and our teeth are made up of enamel. Thus, it could also be useful for cleaning our fingernails, as they are made up of enamel as well.
  • Use as hair gel: Gel toothpastes are made up of the same water soluble polymers as hair gels. If you you are ever out of hair gel cream, toothpaste could be a great substitute for fixing your hair styling problems.
  • Remove Scratches from CDs and DVDs: Toothpaste has been found to be quite effective in removing small scratches and smudges from discs. There has been mixed feedback about this use, however.

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  • Soothe a stinging burn: For immediate relief from small burns, toothpaste can be a great option. Applying it to the area of burn can prevent the wound from weeping.
  • Deodorize baby bottles: Due to continuous use of baby milk bottles, they often have a sour milk smell. Washing them thoroughly with toothpastes can remove the smell and clean away residue.


  • Remove stains: Toothpaste is very effective in removing tough stains from clothing and carpets. Applying toothpaste and then washing it can make stains disappear immediately.

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9 Comments on "7 Unusual Uses Of Toothpaste"

  1. joy March 9, 2011 at 3:03 am ·

    thanks for sharing, these are good tips! i did not know that we can make use of a toothpaste to clean fingernails, i’ll try it :)

  2. templar March 9, 2011 at 10:15 am ·

    This is great and at the same time a kind of weird. lol. Anyway, I have a good time realizing the things that you have just shared.

  3. Reut March 9, 2011 at 12:07 pm ·

    Thanks templar! It’s great to see you here.

  4. Reut March 9, 2011 at 12:09 pm ·

    Hi Joy,
    You really should try the tips, they are working…
    Thank you for your visit!

  5. Abhinav March 24, 2011 at 12:45 pm ·

    Great sense!! Really adorable…Hats off..

  6. Uttoran Sen March 28, 2011 at 6:18 pm ·

    These are some excellent tips, never knew toothpaste can be used for cleaning of carpets or cd or even finger nails. For burns and wounds i will still use my first aid kit though… but nice tips overall,

  7. Raechal March 29, 2011 at 2:38 pm ·

    I think the nail part is the best as it makes perfect sense due to the enamel thing !!

  8. Peach crush March 31, 2011 at 6:44 pm ·

    wow thanks for sharing i that was truly amazing!!!so informative love your blog! i love the fact that in this inconsiderate world some people exist who actually care about our mother earth! :)

  9. Reut April 1, 2011 at 3:18 pm ·

    Thank you Peach crush! Have a nice day :-)

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