Get your hands on these 5 vegan oral hygiene products now!

Maintaining good oral health is similar to choosing good oral care products. Much of the information available on the internet is related to taking care of your oral health and how oral health influences general health. But when it comes to buying products for oral care people are confused since the market is flooded with a plethora of dental products. Also, hardly anyone is bothered to read the ingredients inside the product they are using. The growing trend of veganism has compelled people to be more and more aware of the product as well as the contents of the products. It’s high time one needs to check the label of oral care products in case they are supporting the vegan trend.

Contrary to regular oral hygiene products, vegan dental products are completely plant-based with zero animal-derived ingredients. People often ask a Dentist or search on the internet for the best vegan toothpaste, vegan dental floss, or vegan eco-friendly dental floss, at times vegan biodegradable dental floss, vegan toothpaste with fluoride so on, and so forth. To quench the search related to “vegan dental products” here is a list of 5 sustainable vegan oral care products in India.

colgate zero toothpaste vegan oral hygiene products

Colgate goes vegan

Another reason to smile wide is your favorite toothpaste Colgate has launched its vegan version of toothpaste. Colgate is one of the oldest and iconic brands of toothpaste and other dental products worldwide. The company has always been in continuous research to improve the product and deliver quality care to society. 99% of the ingredients of vegan Colgate toothpaste are plant-based.

It has zero artificial sweeteners, flavoring agents, preservatives, or colors. It has 100% natural mint i.e., plant-based flavors. The toothpaste also contains fluoride which is the most essential ingredient and The Vegan Society has also given its approval to be completely animal derivative-free! The toothpaste is also gluten-free as well as sugar-free!

Another, important consideration to note is the packaging of the toothpaste. The regular toothpaste is packed in a sheet of plastic whereas the new vegan version is available in one of its kind recyclable toothpaste tubes. Definitely, another reason to smile for sure! The product is branded as ‘Colgate zero’ and is available on the e-commerce site amazon.

Denttabs Toothpaste Tablets vegan oral hygiene products

Heard of vegan toothpaste tablets?

While toothpaste tablets are very popular in the western countries in India it is still to find a foothold. So, what are toothpaste tablets? Such kinds of toothpaste are a formula made without water and then pressed into a more solid form or a pill. One just needs to chew these tablets and then the saliva in the mouth makes it a paste. And then a wet toothbrush is all you need to start brushing.

Denttabs is a German-based company and has launched its vegan toothpaste tablets in India. The advantage of these tablets is that they come in fluoride and fluoride-free forms. Thus, fluoride-free tablets can be used by kids below the age of 3 years also. Another, major advantage of these tablets is that it is preservative-free, additive, and stabilizer free and contain all-natural ingredients. They have a distinctive strawberry flavor and fluoride targeted for adults which helps to keep the mouth cavity-free and fresh. The packaging of these tablets is equally sustainable and is made of cornstarch which is laminated with paper.

Blue soul floss vegan dental floss - vegan oral hygiene products

Biodegradable vegan dental floss

When it comes to maintaining good oral hygiene there is absolutely no substitute for dental floss or tape. Dental floss reaches the difficult and tight contacts in between the teeth where a regular toothbrush cannot reach. Thus, dental flossing is equally important as is the right kind of floss and the technique.

Blue soul company in support of veganism and cruelty-free products has launched its vegan biodegradable dental floss. Regular dental floss is synthesized from petroleum, nylon, or Teflon. On the contrary, vegan dental floss by Blue soul company is manufactured from organic corn and candelilla wax derived from a plant source. Thus, the proprietors have made sure that the floss is 100% natural and biodegradable and so safe that even kids can use it. It comes in a soft natural mint flavor. The texture of the floss is smooth enough to glide between the tightest contacts and hence is user-friendly. It is available on Amazon.

Have you tried the Bentodent natural toothpaste?

Bentodent is a totally Indian-made product by a bunch of enthusiastic, mother earth supporting, and a research-oriented team of Dentists. The Bentodent toothpaste is a unique formulation with natural ingredients with a tint of Indian spices in it. The product totally supports veganism and hence is free from all the additives, preservatives, flavors, and artificial colors.

The highlight of this toothpaste is that it is fluoride-free and gluten-free. Thus, encouraging more and more kids to brush their teeth independently and with natural products. The toothpaste has the goodness of oil of cardamom, an exclusive Indian spice known for its anti-bacterial property. Another important ingredient is the spearmint essential oil which gives the toothpaste a unique and fresh flavor. Thus, the natural flavor not only keeps the mouth fresh for a long time but also induces a good amount of saliva in the mouth. The toothpaste is 100% organic, herbal, natural, and free from toxic synthetic compounds and animal-derived ingredients. The product is available on Amazon and most of the stores in Indian metro cities.

All of the vegan goodness in Arata toothpaste

Arata vegan toothpaste is India’s first vegan-friendly dental product. It is conceptualized, manufactured and marketed by two enthusiastic Indians namely Dhruv Madhok and Dhruv Bhasin. The toothpaste is 100% natural and vegan with all the natural ingredients. The toothpaste consists of chamomile extract, lemon oil, peppermint oil, fennel oil, clove oil, cinnamon oil, coconut oil, vegetable glycerin, and many more natural contents.

This toothpaste is fluoride-free and hence kid-friendly and otherwise is suitable for all the age groups. It also has essential oils like clove, cinnamon, chamomile helps to keep the breath fresh. The plant-based ingredients have excellent anti-bacterial properties and thus keep the gingiva healthy and mouth cavity-free. The Arata vegan toothpaste is a pure vegan and cruelty-free product and is a PETA-certified authentic product.


  • Vegan dental products are completely natural, organic, sourced from plants with no animal-derived ingredients.
  • Most of the vegan toothpaste are formulated entirely from plant, essential natural oils and fruit extracts.
  • Most of the vegan dental products are free from preservatives, additives, stabilizers, synthetic colors and flavors and gluten.
  • The natural, chemical free ingredients have strong anti-bacterial property, fresh and natural flavors and pleasant taste.
  • Few vegan toothpastes are fluoride-free and hence extremely safe to be used by kids below 5 years of age too.
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Author Bio: Dr Priyanka Bansode has completed her BDS from the prestigious Nair Hospital & Dental College, Mumbai. She has also completed her Post Graduate Fellowship in Microdentistry from Government Dental College, Mumbai and a Post Graduate Dip. In Forensic Science & Related Laws from Mumbai University. Dr Priyanka has a vast and a diverse experience of 11 years in clinical dentistry and has maintained her private practice of 7 years in Pune. She is keenly involved in community oral health and has been part of various diagnostic dental camps, attended several National & State Dental conferences and is an active member of many social organisations. Dr Priyanka was awarded the ‘Swayam siddha Puraskar’ by the Lion’s Club, Pune in 2018 on the eve of International Women’s Day. She believes in creating an awareness on oral health through her blogs.

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