tooth powder


Definition of tooth powder

: a powder for cleaning the teeth

Examples of tooth powder in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Instead of using normal toothpaste that comes in plastic packaging, try this tooth powder. Kai Burkhardt, CNN Underscored, "Easy product swaps to help you live a more eco-friendly life," 22 Oct. 2020 New charcoal products include dental floss, tooth powder and shampoo. Anne Marie Chaker, WSJ, "The Latest Fad in Tooth Whitening Is to Turn Them Black," 12 Aug. 2018 Zero Market Zero Market carries harder to find items like tooth powder, mosquito spray, and makeup remover in glass bottles. Mandy Ferreira, Good Housekeeping, "The Best Places To Shop Online If You Want To Save Money And Live A Zero Waste Lifestyle," 24 Aug. 2017

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'tooth powder.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

See More

First Known Use of tooth powder

1542, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about tooth powder

Time Traveler for tooth powder

Time Traveler

The first known use of tooth powder was in 1542

See more words from the same year

Statistics for tooth powder

Cite this Entry

“Tooth powder.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Feb. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLA Chicago APA Merriam-Webster

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for tooth powder

tooth powder


Medical Definition of tooth powder

: a powder for cleaning the teeth

Comments on tooth powder

What made you want to look up tooth powder? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


Test Your Vocabulary

More Confusing Words—Quiz

  • cats on impossible timber
  • The magician ______ moved the selected card to the top of the deck.
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

 AlphaBear 2

Spell words. Make bears.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!