DIY Toothpaste Tablets: How to Easily Make Toothpaste Tablets at Home

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Who said toothpaste should only come in tubes? In this tutorial, I’m going to show you how you can easily make DIY toothpaste tablets.

These are great for traveling, when you have guests staying overnight, or simply if you want a natural product that's not only good for your teeth but easy on the environment, too!

Tools and materials:

  • Calcium carbonate
  • Bentonite clay
  • Baking soda
  • Aloe vera gel
  • Stevia drops
  • Copaiba essential oil
  • Spearmint essential oil
  • Mixing bowl
  • Spatula
  • Measuring teaspoon 
  • Non-metallic utensil
  • Ziplock bag
  • Lined baking sheet
Preheating the oven on a low setting

1. Preheat your oven

Go ahead and preheat your oven to the lowest setting. 

Stirring the aloe vera into the mixture

2. Make the DIY toothpaste tablets recipe

Grab a large mixing bowl and add the following ingredients;

  • 2 Tablespoons of calcium carbonate
  • 1 tablespoon of bentonite clay
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 30 drops of stevia
  • 10 drops of copaiba essential oil
  • 10 drops of spearmint
DIY toothpaste tablets recipe

Add aloe vera gel a tablespoon at a time until you have a paste-like consistency. 

DIY toothpaste tablets recipe

This is what it should look like. 

Spooning the toothpaste mixture into a bag

3. Add in a ziplock bag

Open your ziplock bag and spoon the mixture into the bag. 

How to make homemade toothpaste tablets

Close and seal the bag. Then, snip the corner, just as you would if you were to make a piping bag for frosting. 

Piping the toothpaste mixture in droplets

4. Make tablets

Now, pipe the mixture onto a clean baking sheet. Make sure it forms into droplet-like structures. 

How to make toothpaste tablets at home

Look how many tablets come out!

Baking the DIY toothpaste tablets

5. Bake

Now, pop the DIY toothpaste tablets in the oven and bake them until dry. It should take around an hour or so. The finished product shouldn’t feel sticky or tacky, but completely dry to the touch. 

Removing the toothpaste tablets from the oven

Once dry, remove the tray and let it cool. 

DIY toothpaste tablets

Then, place the DIY toothpaste tablets in a jar. You should have enough for the whole month! 

How to use the DIY toothpaste tablets

6. How to use the DIY toothpaste tablets

Chewing the DIY toothpaste tablets

Now that we know how to make homemade toothpaste tablets, you’re probably wondering how to use them. Start by popping one of them in your mouth and chew (be sure not to swallow). 

How to make your own toothpaste tablets

Once the tablet is broken up in your mouth, start brushing your teeth.

DIY toothpaste tablets tutorial

These DIY toothpaste tablets will leave your mouth feeling as fresh as ever and will definitely clean your teeth all around. Plus, they're great for the environment. Let me know what you think of this tutorial in the comments below.

Suggested materials:
  • Calcium carbonate
  • Bentonite clay
  • Baking soda
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