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KANSAS CITY, Mo – Could an ingredient in your toothpaste, be setting you up for a dental disaster? After spending years researching ingredients, Dentist Flora Stay suggests avoiding certain ingredients. 

She admits there are a lot of myths out there, such as using charcoal or hydrogen peroxide to work with, and those that can really cause problems.

Among ingredients she says to avoids are: Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, Hydrogen Peroxide, Activate Charcoal, and mint.