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Powder for cleaning teeth.
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Noun1.toothpowder - a dentifrice in the form of a powdertoothpowder - a dentifrice in the form of a powder
dentifrice - a substance for cleaning the teeth; applied with a toothbrush
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The company provides oral care products like toothpastes, toothpowder, mouthwash, toothbrushes and dental gel.
Caps of toothpowder packs served as wheels of my mini train and its engine.
96.8% of the participants had a good attitude of using toothbrush and toothpaste to clean the teeth, and 2% of the individuals prefer toothbrush and toothpowder.
Only 27.2% of them use toothpaste and toothbrush daily for cleansing their teeth, while other means such as toothpowder, neem stem, ash and mud were also frequently used.
The company's Dirty Mouth toothpowder was created when founder Trina Felber sought a way to re-mineralize her young daughter's tooth.
A range of medicinal bottles such as cough elixir, a nit comb, toothpowder, and a bone toothbrush indicate a concern for personal hygiene.
The oral care industry is segmented into five categories which include toothpaste, toothbrush, toothpowder, mouthwashes, other oral care products such as dental flosses and chewing gum.
The use of toothpaste (13.1%) and toothpowder (7.2%) was very low in comparison to other materials used for teeth cleaning (79%).