Cruelty-Free Toothpastes That’ll Make You Smile

Raise your hand if you’re like us and going to the dentist scares you. But as scary as it can be for us dental patients, think of all the terrified animals who are used in tests for products like toothpaste. 🙁

Luckily, there are plenty of cruelty-free options available these days to help keep your pearly whites healthy and clean. Here are our favorite brands that make animal-friendly toothpaste:


Hello carries a wide array of toothpastes, including formulas for sensitive teeth, kids, whitening, and more.


We especially love the Sea Fresh anti-plaque and strengthening formula with spearmint as well as grape and parsley extracts.

Desert Essence

Desert Essence is not messing around with its toothpaste selection—it offers so many good options.

Tom’s of Maine

You can trust in Tom. His company has been ahead of the cruelty-free curve since 1970!

Dr. Bronner’s

Dr. Bronner’s keeps your teeth shining with 70 percent organic ingredients. It is also fluoride-free and doesn’t use any artificial colors, flavors, preservatives, or sweeteners.

Need more cruelty-free products in your life? Check out our list of cruelty-free deodorants and lip balms. Wondering whether a product or brand is cruelty-free? Visit our cruelty-free company search page for a quick answer.

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