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Anyone recommend a grown up toothpaste that does not taste too strongly of mint?

(11 Posts)
tjm237 Fri 01-Aug-08 14:32:40

I am looking for an affordable readily available toothpaste that does not taste strongly of mint. My 10 year old autistic son will not move on from Milk Teeth by Macleans and says the ones we use like Crest, Macleans or Colgate "burn" his mouth. Any suggestions please. Thanks

Hangingbellyofbabylon Fri 01-Aug-08 14:37:25

i use aquafresh 'mild and minty' and it's nice and mild, I'm in agreement with your ds, most toothpastes do burn my mouth and make me feel quite ill.

lottiejenkins Fri 01-Aug-08 15:15:36

www.ecomundi.co.uk/eco/shop.php?cat=72&showonpage=1000
Uncle Toms do good toothpaste,... my ds doesnt do mint toothpaste so uses the strawberry one!

2shoes Fri 01-Aug-08 16:06:26

ds (nt) will not use mint toothpaste. so i get the kingfisher fennel one.

Buckets Fri 01-Aug-08 16:14:07

The Arm&Hammer bicarb one is nice, more salty than minty - have a look for it in pound shops as it's quite expensive in supermarkets. I too have hated mint all my life, worst is Spearmint eeeeugh! Can just about manage Colgate Sensation everyday.

Buckets Fri 01-Aug-08 16:14:56

He could also just use a sprinkle of bicarb on his toothbrush!

NineYearsOfNappies Fri 01-Aug-08 19:59:52

Toms of Maine Fennel

Arabica Mon 04-Aug-08 00:25:33

My DS hates mint toothpaste AND the fennel one, so we use Sainsbury's fruity one which has a raspberry-ish flavour

strawberryfields Mon 04-Aug-08 10:27:39

Our dentist says a child's one is fine even for adults as long as it has 1000 ppm fluoride or more, you have to check the packet.

tjm237 Mon 04-Aug-08 16:32:42

Thank you everyone for your help = this is the first time I've used Mumsnet and I am so pleased.

Arabica Tue 05-Aug-08 17:48:29

Welcome! grin

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