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Akamai MINERAL TOOTHPOWDER

$15.00
Akamai MINERAL TOOTHPOWDER Oral Care Akamai

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  • Cruelty-Free

  • Made in USA

  • Mission Driven

  • Multipurpose

  • Non GMO

  • Only Natural

  • Scientifically Proven

  • Unisex

  • Vegan

Akamai MINERAL TOOTHPOWDER

$15.00

Fight bad bacteria and remineralize, naturally.

100% natural ingredients supercharged with nourishing clays, trace minerals, and fulvic acid. It’s the evolution of our best-selling Mineral Toothpaste — get the same great benefits & eliminate plastic with our zero waste, refillable system.

Why we feel this is the best toothpowder on the market...

  • Supercharged with nourishing “living” clays, over 72 bioavailable trace and macro minerals and Fulvic Acid to help support strong tooth remineralization & healthy gums.
  • Clay, baking soda & organic essential oils absorb toxins and help fight bad bacteria that can lead to tooth decay, gum disease & bad breath.
  • Alkaline PH reduces harmful bacteria and fights acidity.
  • Gently whitens and polishes teeth. Removes stains, while reducing plaque and tartar.
  • Refillable, plastic-free system. Glass jar with metal lid. Refills come in compostable cellulose pouches. Zero waste.
  • NO artificial ingredients of any kind, cheap fillers, silica, glycerin, or fluoride.
  • 100% therapeutic & food-grade ingredients. Safe to swallow. Vegan & cruelty-free.

2 month supply | 1.9 oz / 40 grams | Made in USA 

We searched high and low for a safe, toxin-free natural toothpaste for our family but weren’t satisfied with what we found. Even the “natural” toothpaste can contain cheap fillers, sweeteners, and ingredients that aren’t beneficial to oral health. Out of frustration, we started making our own and dove deep into understanding what makes a healthy mouth and strong teeth. We enlisted the help of Dr. Steve Koral (a true pioneer and leader of holistic dentistry and graduate of Harvard Dental School, summa cum laude) and other holistic industry experts to help us refine our formulation and make our toothpaste truly powerful.

 

It took several years but it was worth it. Our toothpaste delivered on what we feel is truly important: completely natural, powerfully nourishing, healing, effective at fighting bad bacteria and cleaning teeth, AND something safe for our children. And then, we wanted to be eco-friendly, and get rid of the tube and water. Akamai Mineral Toothpowder was born.

 

Once you try our Toothpaste Powder you won’t go back to the sweet, chalky traditional pastes laden with fillers (gums, glycerin), synthetic chemicals (fluoride, triclosan, sorbate, propylene glycol, SLS, artificial colors and “flavors”) artificial sugar (saccharin) or sugar alcohols (xylitol, sorbitol). Or the chalky sweet powders that do nothing other than clean and polish your teeth. Even “natural” brands often use synthetics, sweeteners and cheap fillers - check your labels.

How to use

  1. Wet toothbrush.
  2. Shake off excess water.
  3. Dip the top half of your toothbrush in the powder (you don't need much).
  4. Brush gently and mindfully (we like the Bass Method).

Tips

  • Brushing your teeth is a great time to slow down. If you normally rush, try brushing a bit slower and intentionally focusing on areas that might need special attention. Great for your oral health, easy on your bathroom since it also cuts down on toothpaste splatter. Try our bamboo toothbrush.
  • The longer you leave our remineralizing toothpowder in your mouth, the more nutrients will be absorbed. Instead of rinsing, add water to your mouth and swish it around for a while before spitting. No need to rinse.
  • Recommended and safe for sensitive teeth.
  • Have bad breath? Cure it with our Tongue Cleaner.
  • Looking to optimize your oral care routine? Per the advice of Dr. Steven Koral (DMD Harvard) and the team at Boulder Holistic Dentistry: take Fulvic Mineral Complex (to feed your teeth and gums from the inside out). This has been a game changer for us and thousands more.
  • Prefer a paste? Add some of our Oil Pulling Mouthwash, a little at a time, to form a paste to your desired consistency - adding oil is better than water, which will dry out faster in a jar. OR, you can mix in colloidal silver for extra bad bacteria fighting power (or try both).

As always: No synthetic or natural derived chemicals, cheap fillers, dyes, or fragrances. Color and scents are a byproduct of the ingredients we use. All products contain only pure, minimally processed, natural ingredients and nothing else.

 

Ingredients / Standards

 

Calcium Montmorillonite Bentonite Clay (food grade), Kaolin Clay (non-irradiated), Baking Soda (food grade, aluminum free), Himalayan Salt, Fulvic Acid / Trace Mineral Concentrate, Essential Oils of Peppermint*, Cinnamon*, Clove*, Tea Tree*, and Anise. (*Certified Organic)

 

CALCIUM BENTONITE CLAY & KAOLIN CLAY

Quality Standards

Edible/Therapeutic/Food grade. Certified GRAS. Filtered, unprocessed, and non-irradiated. Mined in USA.

Ingredient Benefits

Rich in bioavailable minerals, including calcium, magnesium, silica, and potassium, all beneficial to teeth and gums. Mildly abrasive to gently polish, clean, and whiten teeth. Binds with toxins and harmful bacteria removing them from your mouth. Macrominerals support the tooth remineralization process.

 

BAKING SODA

Quality Standards

Food grade, aluminum-free

Ingredient Benefits

Sodium bicarbonate is a gentle yet effective stain remover that also increases alkalinity (high PH) to help reduce demineralization.

 

FULVIC ACID/MINERAL COMPLEX (POWDER)

Quality Standards

Chemical free / cold water extraction. Independent 3rd party laboratory testing for strength, potency, composition and integrity. cGMP certified, FSMA & HACCP FDA Compliant. Mined from pure, USA clay deposits of ancient plant and marine material.

Ingredient Benefits

Plant and marine-based Fulvic acid, rich in naturally occurring bioavailable trace minerals, macro minerals, amino acids, and vitamins; cell-ready absorption; 72 trace minerals are vital to a host of cellular functions and aid in tooth remineralization.

 

HIMALAYAN SEA SALT

Quality Standards

Food grade. Unprocessed. Ethically Sourced. Kosher Certified.

Ingredient Benefits

Also called Pink Himalayan Salt, this salt comes from dry remnants of the original primal sea, mined 5000 feet below the surface near the Himalayas. It is naturally rich and macro and trace minerals and helps encourage salivation, keeping the mouth moist while remineralizing teeth.

 

ESSENTIAL OILS OF PEPPERMINT, CINNAMON, CLOVE, ANISE, AND TEA TREE

Quality Standards

Steam distilled. Hexane-free. Made in the USA. GFSI and cGMP certified.

Ingredient Benefits

These oils work together to reduce plaque, freshen breath, reduce inflammation and fight cavities, bad bacteria, and viruses.

 

Learn more about our natural ingredients and their quality standards.

 

Specs

  • 2 month supply
  • 1.9 oz / 40 grams
  • Made in USA
  • Amber glass bottle, metal lid
  • Compostable cellulose pouches refills (sold separately).

Q: How abrasive is the toothpowder?

A: The RDA for the Toothpowder is around 100. Ideally formulated to remove stains while protecting and preserving tooth enamel.

 

Q: Is it safe to dip my toothbrush in the powder?

A: Our Mineral Toothpaste Powder (aka Mineral Toothpowder) should not become contaminated, even when sharing. Every ingredient is naturally antibacterial - in fact, our Calcium Montmorillonite Clay is antibacterial, antimicrobial and antiviral. In addition, the high PH (between 9 and 10) is another factor in limiting any type of contamination (viruses and bad bacteria typically can't thrive in a waterless, high PH environment).

 

Q: Why should I avoid common ingredients like glycerin, foaming agents, guar gum, natural sweeteners and fluoride, common in natural toothpastes?
A: Some ingredients found in commercial brands and even natural brands can be harmful. Others are unnecessary and provide no real benefits to your oral health. Check out Not So Good Ingredients in Natural Toothpastes and 7 Disturbing Facts About Chemicals in Personal Care Products to learn more.

 

The other big issue is that most of the natural and commercial brands of toothpaste or toothpowder do not contain natural ingredients to fight bad bacteria and/or help remineralize teeth, which is the whole point of brushing your teeth and effective oral care.

 

Q: Why did you get rid of the Toothpaste?

A: While toothpaste is pretty convenient, from an environmental standpoint, it's a bit of a disaster — with an estimated 1 billion tubes tossed annually. Plus, one of our goals is to sell products that are concentrated — eliminating fillers (even water) whenever we can.

 

To continue making a paste, we would have had to compromise the purity of our ingredient deck by adding "industry accepted" antibacterials/preservatives — a line we will not cross.

 

We will not bend when it comes to adding any suspect ingredients into our products — this includes things like naturally derived/“supposedly benign” preservatives. Taking the water out of the paste removes these concerns since, without it, we remove the possibility of unwanted bacterial growth.

 

Improving our health, while improving the health of our planet is one of our core values and we believe they co-create each other.

 

See our help section for more questions and answers...

 

What makes this product sustainable?

  1. Reusable/refillable glass jar.
  2. Metal lid.
  3. Refills ship in backyard compostable cellulose pouch.

Say goodbye to plastic. Say hello to sustainability.

Dental Professionals

 

Akamai has considered every component of an ideal toothpaste: the pH, abrasiveness, natural antimicrobials, and the ideal ratio of trace minerals and essential oils to maximize absorption and promote a healthy mouth. It is a fantastic product that I would recommend to any of my patients."

— Dr. Andrea Mustian, DMD Harvard School of Dental Medicine

 

As a registered dental hygienist, this is my favorite toothpaste. They have packed so many good ingredients into this paste; liposomal Co Q10, trace minerals, a healthy balance of essentials oils in a detoxifying clay base. It leaves my mouth feeling clean & fresh. It's Akamai or nothing at all for me!

— Shannon Gleichmann RDH, BS

 

Healthcare Professionals

 

Thank you, Akamai for creating a toothpaste that is genuinely good for us. Love the product and the thoughtfulness that went into its formulation.”

— Will Vanderveer, MD

 

Press

 

If you’re willing to adjust your sense of what toothpaste should taste and feel like, then this natural toothpaste will offer actual health benefits, i.e. remineralization, rather than the mostly cosmetic benefits of conventional toothpaste.” — Treehugger

Do you live in California? Please read the statement below. While we love the idea of Prop 65, we are not fans of how the law was written - when it comes to natural substances, it promotes ignorance vs. knowledge.

 

As required by the State of California, so that we can legally sell this product to residents of that state, we must put the following language on our site: California Proposition 65 WARNING: This product contains a chemical known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm.

 

This is because one of our ingredients, Bentonite Clay, can have low levels of heavy metals in it. Sounds scary, right? However, the naturally occurring (organic) heavy metals in clay are molecularly bound to clay particles – meaning they are not bioavailable, and can’t be absorbed.

 

Clay is powerful stuff. It’s positively charged ions bind to heavy metals so that they are contained and expelled rather than absorbed by our bodies. In fact, one of bentonite clay’s therapeutic uses is to consume orally to remove heavy metals from your body – a process called “chelating”.

 

Prop 65 is a law with good intentions but with major flaws. For example, Prop 65 limits for lead are so low, almost all plant foods (eg. green beans, spinach, avocados, etc.) contain amounts higher than allowed by this law, but they do NOT carry the warning.

 

Furthermore, eating the USDA recommended 3 – 5 servings of vegetables could expose you to 10X the maximum allowed by Prop 65. (In fact, 1 serving of our toothpaste has less lead it in than 1 serving of many plant foods.)

 

In addition, Prop 65 does a poor job of clearly exempting items like clay where heavy metals are in an organic, bound, non-bioavailable form -- and many are pushing for reforms to Prop 65.

 

So, remember these 2 important points: 1) Heavy metals in bentonite clay are not bioavailable and cannot be absorbed, 2) bentonite clay helps remove heavy metals from your body.

 

We believe our toothpaste is 100% safe for ourselves, our family and you.

 

Learn more in our FAQs.

100% Satisfaction Guarantee

100% Satisfaction Guarantee

We stand behind everything we make — investing an enormous amount of time and energy in developing them. If for any reason you are not happy with an item you purchased, you may request a refund or store credit.

 

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We stand behind everything we make — investing an enormous amount of time and energy in developing them. If for any reason you are not happy with an item you purchased, you may request a refund or store credit.

 

Learn more here

 

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Customer Reviews

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Wendy D.

Akamai MINERAL TOOTHPOWDER

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J.
Surprisingly great!

I’m a hygienist and I purchased the Akamai tooth powder to try something new. I was looking for something simple with great ingredients. I was skeptical that I could like a tooth “powder” but gave it a try. It is different at first but definitely doable for the results. Not only do my teeth feel super clean, they are shinier and whiter than I’ve been able to get them with whitening strips. Love the packaging. Live the company. I’ll be purchasing again.

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Bee
Works

I really enjoy the tooth powder. I think it is very healthy for my gums and teeth. I brush before shower and try to hold in my mouth for a few minutes. My dental hygienist said my gums and teeth were great.

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Veronica C.
Overall, I enjoy it.

I like the cooling effect of this tooth powder. However, I don't like the texture in my mouth very much but it's amazing feeling after finishing the brushing with the powder.

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Bernadette F.
fabulous

the tooth powder is wonderful. My teeth feel exceptionally clean and they are getting whiter. The taste is actually not an issue--quite acceptable. thanks for such a great product!

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Mary
Clean teeth + detoxed armpits

I'm using the toothpower as part of the full kit, which I'm loving and have already left a review about. I ordered extra toothpowder yesterday, though, to try and detox my armpits and break free of deodorant. I read on the site that making a paste of toothpowder and apple cider vinegar can draw out toxins. I had previously tried wiping my pits with ACV alone but no joy on that one :-)

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Terry M.
Is this possible? I really like your product!

I would like the powder to dispense so that I am not repeatedly
putting my brush into the powder!

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Barbara H.
My mouth feels clean

I was surprised by how clean my mouth feels after using Akamai tooth powder along with the toothbrush. I tipped some of it in a flexible little tub to cover the brush better. I also checked the brushing method they recommend and was pleased to find it it very close to how I already brushed my teeth. Very happy with this purchase!

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Sheridon G.
Great product

As advertised, it tastes great & leaves my mouth feeling fresh. I don't know how it'll affect my teeth in the long run, but so far I love it.

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Jean F.
Excellent Denist Appointments

I have been using Akamai Tooth Powder and have excellent dentist appointments