How to make tooth powder at home

You may try out preparing different detergents or chemicals that can be added as sweeteners. You can also prepare tooth powder in the similar way so that you get a good stock of powder that cleans your teeth with care. These homemade tooth powders will care for your teeth and gums and will also clean the interior of your oral cavity to perfection. You can also prevent harmful chemicals to go inside your mouth and start using homemade tooth powders soon.

The commercial tooth pastes and powders that we bought from the store are mostly encompassed with the artificial colors, chemicals, sweeteners and detergents. If you want to join the team of using natural homemade tooth powder here are few easy recipes for you!

Peppermint homemade tooth powder

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Ingredients required are
10 drops of peppermint essential oil
5 drops of clove essential oil
1/4 cup of bentonite clay

Bentonite clay which works as a cleanser for the teeth not only load our body with the essential nutrients but also aids in flushing out the toxins.

Note: The tooth powder prepared out of bentonite are strictly recommended to preserve in the glass jars, because it loses it properties when it is stored in a metal container.

Instructions to prepare

  • Pour all the above ingredients: peppermint oil, bentonite clay and clove oil in a jar that contains the airtight lid. Shake them well to mix them.
  • Wet your toothbrush and dip in the tooth powder, take off the excess and brush your teeth.
  • Use this tooth powder for two times in a day similar to your routine tooth paste or powder.

Cinnamon tooth powder

  • Two tablespoons of calcium powder
  • Two tablespoons of bentonite clay
  • Half tablespoon of sea salt
  • Half tablespoon of cinnamon
  • Half tablespoon of cloves
  • Half tablespoon of activated charcoal
  • Half tablespoon of baking soda

Instruction to make

  • Mix all the above ingredients well in a bowl and pour it in a tight lid container.
  • Take some amount on a plate and use it for the day.
  • Dip the tooth brush in the powder, put in your mouth to clean the teeth without sprinkling the water on the brush, your saliva works as moisture.
  • Scrub it gently on your tooth without excess pressure because the ingredients salt, clay and baking soda provides the enough cleanliness so there is no requirement of heavy scrubbing.

Both sea salt and baking soda gently clean your teeth.They are helpful in neutralizing the mouth acids and works against the acid generating bacteria.

Cinnamon and cloves in the tooth powder not only sting your taste buds with their refreshing taste but also works active in combating with the germs with their antibacterial properties. You can also add a pinch of cayenne pepper in the above powder if your gums are too sensitive.

Peppermint sage homemade tooth powder

Ingredients required are

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  • Two tablespoons of baking soda
  • Two tablespoons of bentonite clay
  • One tablespoon of xylitol
  • One tablespoon of sage leaf powder
  • 15 to 20 drops of peppermint essential oil
  • Half tablespoon of sea salt

Instructions to prepare

  • Take a glass bowl and mix all the dry ingredients in it, now pour the oil in it and stir it well.
  • Transfer the powder in to a small glass container and use it accordingly.
  • Get some amount of the powder and retain on the brush, brush your teeth normal for few minute and then rinse off.

Tooth powder made with care that is inexpensive

You will need this tooth powder for taking care of your teeth. This is not very expensive and so you will just have to gather the right ingredients and spend some quality time to prepare this.

Ingredients: Baking soda – 2 parts

Natural salt – 1 part (can be Himalayan salt or celtic salt) – and it should be grinded till it is fine.

Process: Take the baking soda and the finely grinded salt. Add some spearmint oil in it for a better smell and taste. You can also use Cinnamon oil instead of the spearmint oil. Take 2 – 3 drops and add to the mixture. Now mix this thoroughly and your tooth powder is ready. Take a tooth brush and dip in the powder. Check the taste. If it is salty then add some baking soda in the mixture. After brushing with this powder, you will feel smooth and clean within your mouth.

Homemade tooth powder recipe for cure against tooth decay

This powder is going to take care of your teeth for a longer period and help you fight against tooth decay.

Ingredients: Bentonite clay, Calcium and Magnesium Powder and charcoal inside capsules that can be opened to get the charcoal. You will also need sea salt and cinnamon powder too. Make sure the calcium is finely grounded and take some baking soda to add to the tooth powder. Some cloves are also needed.

Process: Ground all these ingredients and mix them together in a blender. The whole thing should be dry and powder like. You can store this powder in a wide mouthed container. Then you can take some out with a spoon and use it on the tooth brush. See the teeth cleaned in a jiffy and you will also find the teeth are extra white when you use these homemade tooth powder instead of the ones available in the market.

Tooth powder that helps add minerals to the tooth

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The teeth often need minerals to remain strong and when there is enough minerals in your tooth powder, your teeth enamels will remain in better condition. The minerals help in neutralizing the bacteria formed inside the mouth and neutralize acids within the mouth cavity.


  • Kaolin clay – 2 tablespoons
  • Calcium magnesium powder – 1 ½ tablespoon
  • Unrefined coconut oil that is in organic form – 2 ½ tablespoons
  • Essential oils – 15 -20 drops
  • Container to store the tooth powder

Process: You must put all the ingredients in the container and shake well. The ingredients get mixed well and then you can pour the coconut oil. Now you have a good tooth powder for your teeth. You will find it a bit sticky and so you must press the toothbrush inside and get the tooth powder on the brush. Use separate containers for separate persons.

Tooth powder with herbs that can add strength to teeth and gums

You can use this tooth powder so that you gain strength in your gums and teeth too. The powder also will help alleviate problems like dental pain, blood in the gum and loose teeth issues.


  • Camphor in powder form – 20 grams
  • Cinnamon powder – 20 grams
  • Dried ginger powder – 20 grams
  • Cloves powder – 20 grams
  • Natural chalk – 120 grams
  • Betel nut powder or bhasma – 20 grams
  • Black pepper powder – 20 grams

Process: When you want bhasma of betel nut, you must cut the nuts in small pieces and fry them thoroughly. Make sure it gets black in color and stir till these nuts are black. Now add all the ingredients and fry a little so that they can be grounded easily for a better tooth powder. Mix the ingredients and then store in a container after these are grounded completely and are in fine powder form. When using this tooth powder, you must rub them on the gums also if you have bleeding gum problems. Same should be done if there is pus in the gums. You will find the problems melting away soon. These are herbal tooth powders that can give relief after you brush with the powder twice in a day. Soon you will feel like preparing your own tooth powder instead of going for the ones in the market for the goodness of the herbal tooth powder.