You Didn’t Know You Needed this Toothpaste

Wake up feeling groggy and searching for a pick-me-up? Wouldn’t it be great if you could find it in your morning routine? Look no further than your toothpaste! Caffeine toothpaste is quickly becoming a popular switch for coffee and tea drinkers! 

Things to look for in Caffeine Toothpaste

  1. Plaque Fighting Ingredients

Calcium Carbonate is the active ingredient in toothpaste that removes plaque. Plaque is the yucky stuff that leaves your tooth feeling fuzzy and unclean. It is bacteria from food and drinks. It is important that your toothpaste has calcium carbonate to remove plaque so that the plaque on your teeth does not become tartar. Tartar becomes hardened and hard to remove. 

  1. Teeth Whitener

If you are already an avid coffee or tea drinker then teeth whitening ingredients in your toothpaste are important to have! Peroxide and pyrophosphates are ingredients that remove stains and therefore whiten your teeth. It is also important to look for ingredients that strengthen your teeth as well as whiten! Calcium and phosphates in your toothpaste are important to strengthen and prevent further breakdown of your enamel which leads to further staining and structural damage of your teeth. Also keep in mind to find a toothpaste that is not too abrasive for your teeth. Avoid toothpastes with polyethylene glycol (PEG) and sodium hydroxide. These chemicals can lead to microscopic scratches and enamel erosion. This type of damage can lead to teeth sensitivity and poor overall dental health. 

  1. Energy Boosting Ingredients

When looking for the right caffeine toothpaste for you, it is important that they have the right energy boosting ingredients! Many caffeine toothpastes include other energy-boosting ingredients besides caffeine, but what are their benefits? Here are some perks to starting your morning off to the right start! 

Benefits of Caffeine

Caffeine is a central nervous system stimulant which can lead to feeling more alert and improved energy! Here are some more benefits of caffeine!

  • Improved memory and focus
  • Brain function
  • Alleviate headaches and migraines 

Benefits of Matcha

Matcha is finely powdered Japanese tea leaves. Similar to green tea leaves, matcha has many health benefits!

  • Studies have found that matcha has more antioxidants that green tea leaves which provide protection from free radicals and improves cell growth. 
  • Boosts brain function and reduces stress levels
  • Improves heart and liver health and matcha has also been found to prevent certain cancers! 

Benefits of B12

B12 is an important vitamin found in every cell of our body! There are many benefits to having B12 in your toothpaste! 

  • Improves mood and cell energy
  • Healthy hair, skin, and nails through improved cell production
  • Improves eye and bone health
  1. Ingredients to avoid

As much as you should look for ingredients included in caffiend toothpaste is it also important to consider what is not included in your toothpaste! It is important to avoid these ingredients below.

  • Silica

Silica can cause damage to your teeth and gums because of its abrasive texture.

  • Parabens

Parabens are used to preserve products which in many studies has shown to cause cancer in humans! 

  • Sulfates

Sulfates can be an irritant to your gums and mouth which can lead to mouth ulcers. 

  • Charcoals

The abrasive texture of charcoal can lead to enamel erosion which can lead to sensitivity and tooth decay. 

  1. Responsible Production

When looking for the right caffeine toothpaste for you it is also important how your caffeine toothpaste is made. You want a toothpaste that has not been tested on animals (cruelty-free) and produced environmentally responsible. Also, if the toothpaste is vegan and kosher free is also necessary if those qualities are important to you! 

If you wake up with low energy and with a brain, caffeine toothpaste may be just the fix you need! There are many things to look for when considering the switch to caffeine toothpaste as well as many benefits!