It’s necessary to any oral hygiene routine, but are there other ways one could put to use a tube of toothpaste? Besides cleaning and polishing your teeth what could the stuff be good for? Surprisingly numerous things! Here are some inventive ways toothpaste can come in handy.
Because of the ingredients toothpaste contains and because of its unique texture, it’s actually very efficient in serving a number of different purposes.
Toothpaste is said to relieve the itching and reduce the swelling that comes with different bug bites. Apply just a dot to the irritated area!
Using toothpaste to clean up and polish your fingernails is another trick. Toothpaste’s texture can help buff and shine their surfaces!
Cutting onions or garlic can leave your hands smelling of them for days after. Rubbing your hands with toothpaste can help get rid of that persistent smell.
Toothpaste can also serve as a quick fix for stains. Whether it be your carpet or your favorite sweater, rub a little non-whitening toothpaste into the stained area and let it sit before tossing it in the wash.
If you’ve got a little one who hasn’t quite yet grabbed the concept of “crayons are for paper,” use toothpaste to help scrub crayon marks off walls.
Dull jewelry lying around? Toothpaste can help polish and clean the surface of jewelry without harming it.
Toothpaste can help buff out minor scratches on CDs and DVDs.
Defog headlights by rubbing a little toothpaste inside the light cover!
But most importantly, use a pea-sized amount of toothpaste twice a day when you brush your teeth for two minutes! Call Dr. Arzegar of the Lifetime Smiles today and schedule a free consultation.