What Will List Of Tooth Pastes And Brands Be Like In The Next 50 Years ?
Test your knowledge and interest in toothpaste and its Brands. this list of Toothpaste brands. This is a dynamic list and may never be able to satisfy particular standards for completeness. You can help by adding missing items with reliable sources.
Aim: a brand of toothpaste from Church and Dwight. Aim was introduced in 1973 by Unilever, and the brand was purchased by Church and Dwight in 2003.
Aquafresh: available since 1973, it is manufactured by consumer healthcare product maker GlaxoSmithKline.
Babool: launched in by Balsara Hygiene in 1987, Babool is made from the bark of the Babool tree, which has traditionally been used to clean teeth in India.
Binaca: an oral hygiene brand that is marketed in India and owned by Dabur.
BlueM: a leading oral health brand based in The Netherlands
Close-Up: marketed by Unilever, it was launched in 1967 and was the first gel toothpaste in the world.
Colgate: marketed by Colgate-Palmolive, it is the first toothpaste in a collapsible tube, introduced in 1896, after having been sold in glass jars since 1873.
Crest: a Procter & Gamble product. At first it used stannous fluoride, marketed as "Fluoristan" (this was also the original brand name it was sold under—it was later changed from "Fluoristan" to "Crest with Fluoristan").
Dabur: first introduced in India by Dr. S.K. Burman in 1884.
Dant Kanti: introduced in India by Patanjali Ayurved. It is now one of the top selling toothpaste brands in India.
Darlie: first manufactured in Shanghai in 1933 and later based in Hong Kong and Taiwan, Hawley & Hazel was acquired in 1985 by the United States corporation Colgate-Palmolive, although the product is not marketed by Colgate-Palmolive.
Doramad Radioactive Toothpaste: produced from 1940 to 1945 in Germany by Auergesellschaft of Berlin, it contained small amounts of thorium, although later analysis showed its radioactivity levels to be very low.
Dr. Lyon's Tooth Powder: a brand of powdered dentifrice mainly popular during the mid twentieth century. It is still available today in independent drug stores and certain drug store chains. Created by Dr. I. W. Lyon, D.D.S.
Elmex: sold since 1962, was manufactured by GABA International AG, a Swiss manufacturer of branded oral care products. GABA International AG was acquired by Colgate-Palmolive in December 2003.
Euthymol: a brand of antiseptic, fluoride-free toothpaste distributed by Johnson & Johnson that is characterised by its bright pink colour and medicinal taste. The antiseptic ingredient in the product is thymol.
Gleem: a brand of toothpaste made by the Procter & Gamble company.
Ipana a popular toothpaste during the 20th century, first introduced in 1901 by Bristol-Myers of New York. The brand is now owned by Maxill Inc. of Canada. The famous Disney-created mascot named Bucky Beaver joined the Ipana marketing efforts in the 1950s.
Kalodont: discontinued in 1981, it was originally produced by F. A. Sarg’s Sohn & Co. from Vienna and first sold in Austria-Hungary in 1887. It later became widely distributed, in 34 other countries, and obtained a near-monopoly status that caused the word "kalodont" to become synonymous with the word for "tooth paste" in South Slavic languages. It was also available in Russia in 1927.
Macleans: a brand of toothpaste by GlaxoSmithKline, introduced in UK in the 1930s by the Maclean's Company which was taken over by the Beecham Group and eventually by SKB. Sold and made in many countries and available in the US until the early 1980s, now marketed in Australia and New Zealand.
Kolynos as the name of an old-time line of oral care products that were created by Newell Sill Jenkins in 1908 and acquired by Colgate-Palmolive in 1995. Although not now readily available in the US, the brand remains strong in Latin America, and is also manufactured in Hungary. In Brazil, for instance, Kolynos was the second best-selling brand, after Colgate itself.
Mentadent: a brand name for a line of dental products manufactured by Unilever everywhere but the United States and Canada, where it was acquired by the Church & Dwight Company in 2003.
Mentadent SR formerly named "Gibbs SR", is a brand of toothpaste owned by Unilever.
Meswak: launched in India by Balsara Hygiene in 1998, it is marketed as herbal toothpaste. It is prepared from extracts of the Salvadora persica plant.
Oral-B: a brand of the Procter & Gamble company. Oral-B is an American brand of oral hygiene products, including toothpaste, toothbrushes, electric toothbrushes, and mouthwashes. It has been owned by American multinational Procter & Gamble (P&G) since 2006.
Oxygenol: Finnish toothpaste brand manufactured by Finnish Company Berner Oy
Parodontax: is a brand name of toothpaste and mouthwash currently owned by GlaxoSmithKline and was developed in 1937 in Germany.
Peak toothpaste; a brand of toothpaste featuring baking soda produced by Colgate-Palmolive, circa 1973–1977.
Pepsodent: a brand of toothpaste with a minty flavour derived from sassafras. It was advertised for its purported properties fighting tooth decay, attributed in advertisements to the supposed ingredient Irium. Irium is another word for sodium lauryl sulfate, an inexpensive ionic surfactant. It was first introduced in the US in 1915 by the Pepsodent Company of Chicago, later purchased by Unilever in 1944.
Pomorin by Rubella is one of the most well-known Bulgarian kinds of toothpaste for its rich content of sea salts and Black sea lye, useful in the treatment of periodontal disease.
Promise: launched by Balsara hygiene in 1978 in India, the brand's tagline was "The unique toothpaste with time-tested clove oil."
Rembrandt toothpaste: a brand of toothpaste that has built its brand on the promise of whitening.
Sensodyne: a brand of toothpaste by GlaxoSmithKline, marketed for people with sensitive teeth and/or dentine hypersensitivity.
Sozodont: a popular brand of oral hygiene product from the mid-nineteenth century to the early twentieth century. According to an 1889 issue of the journal American Druggist, Sozodont was made from a liquid and powder mixture. The powder contained orris root, carbonate of calcium, and magnesia. The liquid contained castile soap (soap made exclusively from vegetable oil), glycerin, sizable portions of water and alcohol, and, for flavouring, a small quantity of oil of peppermint, clover, cinnamon, and star anise, as well as, for colouring, cochineal (a dye made from an insect of the same name).
Stomatol: first sold in Sweden at the beginning of the 20th century, it was particularly notable as having been one of the first Swedish brands to recognize and to use the power of mass media.
Tom's of Maine: founded by Tom and Kate Chappell in 1970 with US$5,000. In 2006, a controlling 84% stake in Tom's of Maine was purchased by Colgate-Palmolive for US$100 million. The Chappells own the remaining sixteen per cent.
Ultra Brite: an American toothpaste and tooth-whitener marketed by Colgate-Palmolive in the United States.
Zendium: a brand of toothpaste made by Unilever and marketed in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany and Scandinavia for some years, with its expansion into the French and Italian markets in 2015.