Definition of Dental paste
1 Meaning of Dental pasteToothpaste or tooth paste is used for dental cleaning, almost always with a toothbrush. They usually contain fluoride as, (Na2PO3F) sodium monofluorophosphate, clay, quartz, sodium (NaF) fluoride and ore more important, marble.
The first toothpaste was created by the Egyptians 4000 years ago and was called clisterate. To produce mixed powdered pumice, salt, pepper, water, beef, shell egg and myrrh nail. However, the toothpaste would not be in common use until the 19th century.
At the beginning of the 19th century, the toothpaste was used with water, but the mouthwashes would soon gain popularity. Homespun toothpastes were chalk, pulverized brick, and salt as common ingredients. In 1866, the Home Cyclopedia recommended pulverized charcoal, and warned that certain proprietary and commercial toothpastes were damage. The hose where packaged pasta was the work of the Colgate company.
The toothpaste is made up of the following cleaning ingredients (represented in approximate percentages):
• Water and wetting - 75%
• Abrasive - 20% (rocks/salt/sand)
• Foam and flavor agents - 2%
• Shock absorbers of the pH - 2%
• Dyes and agents that dull and agglutinate - 1.5 %
• Fluoride - 0.15 %
A small portion of fluoride is good to prevent decay, but excessive amounts of fluoride can cause dental fluorosis (weakness and stained teeth), so it is necessary to rinse the mouth after brushing your teeth with toothpaste containing fluoride. In Europe, the permitted maximum concentration of fluoride is 1500 ppm (0.15%). Those toothpastes with more than 1000 ppm of fluoride, must be exclusively for adults or must include a security warning on its label.
Fluorine is much more toxic in children. For this reason toothpastes for children have one-third of the fluoride that can be found in the adult. An excess of fluoride in children can cause mental retardation, nerve disorders, lack of attention and the aforementioned fluoride dental treatment. It is extremely important to use special kids toothpaste and rinse the mouth of them well after brushing with toothpaste containing fluoride.
Striped toothpaste is accomplished by placing two different colors pastes, contained in chambers separated inside the container. Tighten the tube, this pushes the pasta of different parts through the mouthpiece, creating the 'striped' effect. Currently, this type of toothpaste gets through the separation of pasta of different colors in cells inside the tube, but through a set of different densities. Pasta of different colours, are differentiated within the tube, for example, in the following manner: the white at the bottom by its lower density and the blue or red at the top with a higher density is responsible for drawing the stretch marks. The nozzle design is responsible for distributing both components by performing the curious drawing. This nozzle has been immersed in its lower part, a tip equal to the people you see at the top. The submerged part reaches the paste through the blue or red approximately 1 centimeter, the part of the tube in contact with the top pasta is perforated and ribbed interior surfaces in such a way that it distributes the drawing from scratch by way of «channels».
There is also a way of producing homemade toothpaste, which requires mixing 3 parts baking soda, a portion of salt, glycerine and essence to Mint for a fresh taste.
The term «pasta» or «toothpaste» generally applied to the preparation of white doughy consistency, while blue, green, orange or red color applied the name of dental gel for colloidal consistency.
Toothpastes are different in different parts of the world. in West Africa, some natives used branches of licorice as toothpaste. In India, are also used tongue scrapers made in silver, which has antimicrobial properties. In England, chewable, and brooms in Australia, tea tree toothpicks are used in some airports.
2. Definition of Dental pasteToothpaste is a kind of cream or gel that is used for the cleaning of the teeth. Thanks to the toothpaste, which is usually applied over a brush to rub the teeth, then it is possible to preserve oral health.
The term toothpaste is used for synonym of toothpaste. The etymology of this word, which comes from the Latin language, is composed: dentis (which can be translated as "tooth") and fricāre ("scrubbing").
Historians believe that early toothpastes were developed in Egypt for four millennia. Then they combined pepper, salt, myrrh, pumita (also known as pumice) and water, among other components.
Current toothpastes have humectants, abrasive, bleaching, anti-inflammatory and antibacterial, among others. The most common components include sodium fluoride and sodium monofluorophosphate. Toothpastes are also flavoring and flavouring to be pleasant to use.
Toothpastes aims to remove food particles remaining in the mouth after meals, prevent the onset of mouth diseases like tooth decay, prevent the development of bacteria and protect the teeth at a general level. Some products also have a cosmetic, favoring the whitening of the teeth.
Dentists recommend brushing your teeth with toothpaste after each meal (breakfast, lunch, snack and dinner). Practitioners should be responsible for suggesting what toothpaste use according to the particularities of each case.
Colgate, Aquafresh and Sensodyne, Close-Up are some of the most popular toothpastes worldwide brands.