Stripes on toothpaste: what do they mean?

The colored square stripes on the toothpaste may have different meanings depending on the manufacturer. In general, however, they serve to simplify the selection and use of toothpaste.

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Red Stripes

A red square on a tube of toothpaste may indicate the whitening properties of the toothpaste. Such pastes contain special ingredients that help remove surface stains and whiten your teeth. In addition, a red square may also indicate that the paste has a minty flavor.

Green stripes

A green square on a tube of toothpaste usually indicates that the toothpaste contains natural ingredients. Such as herbal extracts, oils or plant extracts. These ingredients can help strengthen teeth and gums, as well as provide fresh breath.

Black Strips

A black square on a tube of toothpaste may indicate. That the toothpaste is designed to improve gum health. Such pastes contain antibacterial ingredients that help fight bacteria and infections that cause gum disease.

Blue Strips

The blue square on a tube of toothpaste usually indicates the presence of fluoride in the toothpaste. Fluoride is one of the most effective ingredients to help protect teeth from cavities. However, too much fluoride can be harmful to your health. Therefore, it is recommended to use a toothpaste with fluoride content appropriate for your age and needs.

It is important to note that not all manufacturers use colored square stripes on toothpaste. The values of these squares may vary depending on the manufacturer. When choosing toothpaste, you should pay attention not only to the colored squares. But also to the composition and properties of the product. To choose the most suitable option for your needs and preferences.

The proper use of toothpaste is very important for maintaining oral health. First, you should use no more than 1 cm of toothpaste size on the brush. To avoid overfoaming and to improve the contact of the paste with the teeth and gums. Second, you should brush your teeth at least twice a day for two minutes each time. It is also important to remember to brush your tongue and mouth to avoid bad breath. Finally, remember to change your toothbrush every three months or signs of bristle wear.

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