Making your own toothpaste is a great idea because you’ll avoid chemicals and get only natural ingredients, it’s a very healthy variant. The supplies are 2 tbsp extra virgin coconut oil, 2 tsp sodium bicarbonate, 1 tsp raw honey, 24 drops essential oil. Why these ingredients? Coconut oil is for a smooth feeling, sodium bicarbonate is a scrubber, an essential oil is breath freshener and raw honey helps offset sodium taste. Be sure not to include the raw honey if you’re in the process of healing a tooth, especially in the first couple of weeks. Combine coconut oil and sodium until smooth. Stir in honey and essential oils until smooth. Store in glass container and cover with lid.