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Could your toothpaste be giving you mouth ulcers?

A recent study found that the commonly used chemical detergent Sodium Lauryl Sulphate (SLS), used in most toothpastes and mouth washes, contributes to the frequent occurrence of mouth ulcers according to Norwegian researchers. BY Amy Anderson 4 July, 2007 The study, carried out at the Department of Oral Surgery and Oral Medicine, University of Oslo, Norway, consisted […]

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Sodium Lauryl Sulfate

What is Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (SLS)? BY Bruce Shane 6 July, 2007 SLS is an inexpensive detergent used in almost all shampoos, body washes, bath and shower gels, bubble baths, etc. A variation of SLS is SODIUM LAURETH SULFATE (Sodium Lauryl Ether Sulfate- SLES). It exhibits many of the same characteristics and is a higher-foaming variation of […]

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