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Post: #77982 inishindie
Mon Dec 03, 2007 8:44 am

Hi again. I didn't want to end on a negative so here are some alternatives to using fluoride toothpaste!

I was looking through a copy of A Handbook for the Brownies by Lord Baden-Powell dated around 1930. There was an article about teeth that I would like to share with you.


“A man came to be recruited for the army. He was examined for his strength, height and eyesight. These were fine but when it came to his teeth he was refused. He went away astonished and thought that the army wanted to not only kill people but eat them too. The truth was that he was no use as a soldier as he couldn’t bite a hard biscuit or chew meat, as his teeth were bad.
Unless a girl can chew her food well the good does not come out of it in her stomach to go to make blood, which is necessary for health. So whatever you do, try to keep your teeth sound and strong. There is no part of you that poisonous germs attack more readily than your teeth. Your teeth will rot away and will have to be pulled out. Attack those germs with a toothbrush and get the germs out of their hiding places between and behind the teeth. Rinse out with lots of water so the germs don’t burrow in and destroy those grinders.â€

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Post: #78283 Helsbells
Thu Dec 06, 2007 4:12 pm

Oh my gosh
I am so scared about flouride now!! What do I do? Should I buy bottled water?

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Re: alternatives

Post: #78320 Annpan
Thu Dec 06, 2007 10:15 pm

inishindie wrote:
Before I go I would like to finish off with a poem. This again was from my Brownie Handbook.


Daily Health Rules
Only feed on wholesome fare;
Through your nostrils breathe fresh air;
Clean yourself inside and out;
Twist and bend and run about.


Thats lovely inish, they should teach it at school :mrgreen:

Try telling my 15 month old not to swallow toothpaste :roll: We were told by the health visitor to use flouride toothpaste, but if it wasn't for the crap her grandparents feed her, I would just use water.
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Post: #79093 QuakerBear
Mon Dec 17, 2007 12:51 pm

Due to a slight oversight with the weeks shopping and an absent Mr. QB, I've had no tooth paste for a week (6 days). Here are my observations.

1. As soon as you put a tooth pasty brush in your mouth, your mouth feels clean. To get my teeth feeling clean and smooth I had to pay more attention to where I was brushing and make sure I got every where. I'm starting to think that means I've actually been brushing more througherly and better.

2. I used a lot more water for rinsing my mouth.

3. I didn't get that, "wow", icey breath feeling without the tooth paste though my teeth did feel clean after brushing.

4. My mouth didn't feel as clean for as long, I had to do my teeth before I went to bed (I'm usually naughty and foget :oops: ).

5. To feel minty fresh I ended up munching a cardamon in the morning. I'm not sure that's too ethical as they don't grow in Surrey and have to be imported.

6. My breath didn't ever smell.

7. Went back to toothpaste this morning (Mr. QB arrived back with a bag full of hotel freebies :lol: ) ,and somehow, it didn't make my mouth feel amazingly better or more fresh.

Hope my little, very unscientific experiment is of interest/use.
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Post: #79101 mrsflibble
Mon Dec 17, 2007 1:27 pm

I use cardamoms as breath fresheners. my uncle taught me that when i was little 'cos i didnt like mint.


love it now though :lol:
oh how I love my tea, tea in the afternoon. I can't do without it, and I think I'll have another cup very
ve-he-he-he-heryyyyyyy soooooooooooon!!!!

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Post: #79111 QuakerBear
Mon Dec 17, 2007 5:37 pm

mrsflibble wrote:I use cardamoms as breath fresheners. my uncle taught me that when i was little 'cos i didnt like mint.


love it now though :lol:


You're not Anglo-Indian are you? lol :lol:
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