Toothpaste manufactures and brands often circulate advertisements that boast that toothpaste is necessary for good oral hygiene. But the truth is, toothpaste is ctually toxic. not only does it not provide the oral hygeine that is promised, but it can also be bad for your health. First and foremost, toothpaste has chemical surfactants, such as SLS, that can break down the phosphollipids on our tounge, cause skin irritations and may even contain a carcinogenic compound that poses serious health risks. Also, the flouride in toothpaste has been shown to be toxic, possibly building up in our tissues and causing neurological and endocrine dysfunctions.