Tooth paste especially kids is expensive these days. Teach you kids to use just the size of a pea on their brush. That is all it takes and it is less messy. We have checked it out and use much less toothpaste, especially if you use the upright containers. They stay upright, do not fall over easily so they are easier to keep clean and sanitized. Pat in Maine.
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When that toothpaste tube appears to be empty, just cut it open as close to the end that the cap is on as possible and you will find that there is enough toothpaste in there to brush your teeth at least 4 more times! Just use your toothbrush to scoop it out.
Put it in a recloseable recycled margarine container so the toothpaste does not dry out. I use up the old tube and the kids get the new tube.
1. Clean up your fingernails. Our teeth are made of enamel, and toothpaste is good for them, so it stands to reason that toothpaste would also be good for our fingernails. For cleaner, shinier, & stronger nails, simply scrub the underneath & tops of fingernails with a toothbrush & toothpaste. 2.Spruce up dirty shoes. This tactic works great on running shoes or scuffed-up leather shoes. As with carpet stains, apply toothpaste directly to the dirty or scuffed area, (con't) 432
then scrub with a brush & wipe clean. 3.Remove crayon stains on painted walls. Rub a damp cloth with toothpaste gently on the marked-up wall & watch the Crayola marks disappear.
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