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15 Amazing Uses For Toothpaste You Didn’t Know

Thought it was just for maintaining a healthy smile? Just for dental care prescribed by dentists? Guess what! Toothpaste has a lot of uses around the house. Check this out!

1. Drink Container Purifier


Plastic bottles and thermoses that are reused over and over again start to smell foul. Washing them with detergent and water is not enough to remove the odor, but toothpaste gets rid of the odor better than anything else. Simply brush the inside of the container with toothpaste and place in the dishwasher.

2. Diamond and Gold Sparkler

Make your jewelry shinier? Simply scrub them with toothpaste using a soft bristle toothbrush, rinse with water before the toothpaste hardens and shine with a cloth. Be careful not to use this technique on pearls as the abrasives in toothpaste can scratch the surface.

3. Stain Remover

Toothpaste can remove the most difficult stains from your favorite clothes just like lipstick stains from shirt collars, juice stains from T-shirts and spaghetti sauce on the table cloth. Just apply toothpaste directly onto the stain, rub smoothly and throw it in the washer. Be careful not to use whitening toothpaste on colored clothes.

4. Revive Headlamps

The cover on headlights gets dirty and scratched over time, reducing the brightness of the lights. Clean the cover with soap and water first, then buff it with toothpaste and a polishing pad or cloth.

5. Shoe Shiner

White or light colored joggers usually get ruined by dark scuff marks. The easiest solution is to scrub the scuff marks with toothpaste. This method also works for dress shoes.

6. Nail-Hole Filler

Joint compound or spackling are more ideal solutions, but toothpaste works best for smaller holes made by small nails or pins. Simply apply it to the hole and wipe away the excess.

7. Shower-Door Revitalizer

Glass shower doors accumulate scum very quickly. To give them their original clarity, simply wipe it down with a squeeze of toothpaste on a damp cloth or


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