tooth powder


Definition of tooth powder

: a powder for cleaning the teeth

Examples of tooth powder in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web 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

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First Known Use of tooth powder

1542, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of tooth powder was in 1542

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“Tooth powder.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 16 December 2019.

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Medical Definition of tooth powder

: a powder for cleaning the teeth

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