tooth powder


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Wikipedia.

tooth powder

a powder used for cleaning the teeth, applied with a toothbrush
References in periodicals archive ?
Hard brushes, abrasive tooth powder and incorrect brushing can lead to serious problems in later life.
In the first, Idris I was poisoned by tainted tooth powder administered by an 'Abbasid client (al-Shammakh), who was rewarded with a political appointment in Egypt.
To find an answer on my own, I collected some railway wheel-shaped lids of empty tooth powder cans.
com), a home dental cleaning system that uses a precision jet of air, oxygen and tooth powder to clean teeth.
NEW YORK -- In the 19th century vendors of the first "toothpaste" offered consumers tooth powder containing chalk, brick and porcelain dust to scour their teeth.
US 6,635,238 B2: Researchers from the University of Maryland patented a method to treat bacterial dental caries and bacterial periodontal diseases, by delivering a composition to the mouth that comprises an effective amount of at least one lytic enzyme genetically coded for a specific bacteriophage and a carrier to deliver the enzyme to the mouth, gums and teeth (such as mouthwash, mouth rinse, topical gel, topical ointment, toothpaste, tooth powder, slow release implant, slow release coating or chewing gum).
The old-fashioned tooth powder has permanently damaged my gums, and when I washed my hair with soap I looked as if I'd been electrocuted.
200 YEARS AGO: Mr George Bott, surgeon, dentist of New Street, Birmingham, begs leave to recommend to the public his highly approved Rose Tooth Powder (recommended and used by members of the faculty) as the best preservation for the teeth and gums.