Molecular structure drawing of nano-hydroxyapatite as used in Canary Toothpaste Tablets

What is N-Hap (Nano-Hydroxyapatite) and Why is it Beneficial in Natural Toothpaste?

By now you have likely heard about fluoride alternatives, and it is possible that is why you found Canary Toothpaste Tablets.

But what is N-Hap, and what makes it a safe and effective alternative to fluoride that is becoming more and more accepted in the both the scientific and wellness communities?

N-Hap, or nano-hydroxyapatite, is a synthetic form of hydroxyapatite, which is a naturally occurring mineral that makes up the majority of tooth enamel and bone. N-Hap particles are so tiny, they're on the nanometer scale, making them incredibly effective in toothpaste.

Now, let's dive into why N-Hap is beneficial in our Canary all-natural toothpaste tablets:

1. Remineralization: N-Hap acts like a knight in shining armor for your tooth enamel. Enamel, the outer layer of your teeth, can be damaged by acids and bacteria. N-Hap swoops in to reinforce and remineralize enamel, effectively repairing minor damage and strengthening your teeth against future threats. And this is the main reason that fluoride is used in oral care products, which is to "help to retain and return minerals to tooth surfaces, thus preventing cavities from forming." (1) And in fact, N-Hap has been proven to remineralize "tooth enamel more effectively than saliva and just as effectively as fluoride compounds. Note : fluoride promotes remineralization by saliva, where as nano medical hydroxyapatite itself remineralizes the teeth." (2)

2. Desensitization: Do you wince at the thought of biting into something hot or cold? N-Hap has got your back! It forms a protective shield over tiny channels in your teeth called dentinal tubules. By sealing these channels, N-Hap reduces sensitivity to temperature changes and acidic foods, allowing you to enjoy your favorite treats without discomfort. We have received several highly positive reviews from customers citing a noticeable difference in improve sensitivities. 

3. Whitening: Say goodbye to dull, stained teeth! N-Hap works its magic by gently polishing away surface stains and discoloration, revealing a brighter, whiter smile. Unlike harsh abrasives found in some toothpaste, N-Hap buffs your teeth without damaging the enamel, leaving you with a radiant grin.

4. Antibacterial properties: Your mouth is a bustling ecosystem, home to countless bacteria—some good, some bad. N-Hap has a special talent for targeting the bad guys, inhibiting their growth and reducing the risk of cavities and gum disease. By promoting a healthier balance of oral bacteria, N-Hap helps keep your mouth fresh and clean.

In natural toothpaste formulations like our Canary Toothpaste Tablets, N-Hap offers all these benefits without relying on artificial or potentially harmful ingredients. It has been proven as a safe, effective, and eco-friendly choice for maintaining optimal oral health and a dazzling smile. So, next time you reach for toothpaste (if not our Canary Tablets!), keep an eye out for N-Hap—it's the superhero your teeth deserve!

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