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Crest & Colgate Liquid Gel "Toothpaste"
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Richard Nelridge
(naturephoto1) - M

Locale: Eastern Pennsylvania
Crest & Colgate Liquid Gel "Toothpaste" on 06/13/2005 21:20:19 MDT Print View

I just picked up a container of Crest Liquid Gel and was able to transfer this material (without any problem) to one of my Bozeman Mountain Works (BMW) .35 oz bottles. The BMW bottles, which are available on the BPL site, are used by many of us to repackage many of our liquids including Aqua Mira, deet, hand sanitizer, and sunblock.

The BMW bottles can be squeezed and the liquid gel easily passes through the bottle's orifice to your toothbrush. Anyone considering using baking soda, or toothpaste now has an available alternative. Full BMW bottle weighs .4 oz.

Both Crest and Colgate have a wide assortment of flavors available if anyone wishes to try them.

Edited by naturephoto1 on 06/14/2005 08:01:46 MDT.

Jeremy McDaniel
(jerm409) - F

Locale: highest privy in the lower 48
Gel Toothpaste on 06/13/2005 21:56:43 MDT Print View

I have been doing the same with the Tom's of Maine gel toothpaste.

Mike Storesund
(mikes) - F
Toothpowder on 06/13/2005 23:07:43 MDT Print View

I found Arm & Hammer Tooth Powder at and I put some in the BMW 0.25 oz vials. There is enough in one vial to last a full week and it does not foam up like paste does.

Jay Ham
(jham) - F - M

Locale: Southwest
toothpowder on 06/14/2005 07:48:30 MDT Print View

I like my baking soda....but I can't get the rest of my family to use it. :)

Al Shaver
(Al_T.Tude) - F - M

Locale: High Sierra and CA Central Coast
Tooth Powder on 06/16/2005 05:58:11 MDT Print View

I don't take gel or paste into the backcountry due to the water in them. Powder mixed with water found in situ is a lighter choice. I choose baking soda over tooth powder as it lacks the aromatic flavoring found in the latter that might attract bears and critters.

Cheers Al

Andy Ledbetter
(dronfield) - F
Toothpaste on 06/16/2005 08:07:22 MDT Print View

Dehydrate your regular/favorite toothpaste.
Fill a tray with toothpaste blobs of suitable size for one brushing, and dehydrate. You can get hundreds onto one tray. Store them in an air tight container and just pack the number you require for each trip. Simple, easy, and super-ultra light.