STOP USING DABUR LAL DANT MANJAN ! Why you should not use Dabur Lal Dant Manjan?

 Dabur Lal Dant Manjan is not fluoridated. It is an Ayurvedic toothpaste made with traditional herbs and ingredients. While it's popular in many countries, including India, its legal sale in the USA might be limited due to the lack of fluoride, which is a standard ingredient in toothpaste for cavity prevention.

Here's why it's still sold legally in many countries:

Cultural Preference: Ayurvedic practices are deeply ingrained in many cultures, and people trust and prefer traditional remedies like Dabur Lal Dant Manjan.
Alternative Ingredients: While not containing fluoride, Dabur Lal Dant Manjan includes ingredients like clove and other herbs that are believed to have antibacterial and oral health benefits.
Focus on Gum Health: Some users believe that the toothpaste is effective in maintaining gum health and preventing gum diseases.

Lack of Awareness: In some regions, there might be a lack of awareness about the importance of fluoride in preventing tooth decay.
Important Note: The American Dental Association (ADA) recommends using toothpaste with fluoride for effective cavity prevention. If you're concerned about tooth decay, consult your dentist for advice on the most suitable toothpaste for your oral health needs.

A 17 year old male, who has been using Dabur Lal Dant Manjan since his early childhood and has never used fluoridated toothpaste has developed dental caries as depicted in the image below. Though there could be many other contributory factors like poor oral hygiene, low salivary flow, mouth breathing habit, use of drugs causing xerostomia, radiation-induced salivary gland aplasia or some unknown factors, use of fluoridated toothpaste could have reduced the severity of the decay.

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