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Toothpaste Abrasiveness & Low Abrasive Toothpastes

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Watch and learn how to tell if your toothpaste is overly abrasive or not. Apologies, I didn’t notice the vibrations until I was converting the video.

Radioactive Dentin Abrasiveness Index of Toothpastes 
•  Anything below 70-80 RDA is considered low abrasive

04      Toothbrush with plain water91      Aquafresh Sensitive
07      Plain baking soda93      Tom’s of Maine
15      Weleda Salt Toothpaste94      Rembrandt Plus
30      Elmex Sensitive Plus95      Oxyfresh with Fluoride
30      Weleda Plant Tooth Gel95      Crest Regular
35      Arm & Hammer Dental Care97      Oxyfresh Powder
40      Weleda Children’s Tooth Gel101     Natural White
42      Arm & Hammer Mentadent Advance Whitening103     Mentadent
44      Squiggle Enamel Saver103     Arm & Hammer Sensation
45      Weleda Calendula Toothpaste104     Sensodyne Extra Whitening
45      Weleda Pink Toothpaste with Ratanhia106     Colgate Platinum
45      Oxyfresh106     Arm & Hammer Advance White Extreme Whitening
48      Arm & Hammer Dental Care Sensitive107     Crest Sensitivity Protection
49      Tom’s of Maine Sensitive110     Colgate Herbal
52      Arm & Hammer Peroxicare Regular~80     Amway Glister
53      Rembrandt Original113     Aquafresh Whitening
53      Closys117     Arm & Hammer Advance White Gel
54      Arm & Hammer Dental Care PM Bold Mint117     Arm & Hammer Sensation Tartar Control
57      Tom’s of Maine Children120     Close Up with Baking Soda
62      Supersmile124     Colgate Whitening
63      Rembrandt Mint130     Crest Extra Whitening
68      Colgate Regular133     Ultra Brite
70      Colgate Total144     Crest Multicare Whitening
70      Arm & Hammer Advance White Sensitive145     Ultra Brite Advanced Whitening Formula
70      Colgate 2-in-1 Fresh Mint150     Pepsodent
78      Biotene165     Colgate Tartar Control
79      Sensodyne168     Arm & Hammer Dental Care PM Fresh Mint
80      AIM176     Nature’s Gate Paste
80      Close Up200     Colgate 2-in-1TartarControl/Whitening
82      Under the Gum
83      Colgate Sensitive Max Strength200     FDA recommended upper limit
87      Nature’s Gate250     ADA recommended upper limit

This list is always being updated, but the table is sometimes hard to edit here are additional toothpaste:
Healthy Teeth & Gums Toothpaste – 52 RDA

Naturally, the formulations of the toothpaste listed are subject to change, but what you see here is the most current information I could find.

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