To protect tooth decay we are advised to brush our teeth regularly. The nature of the tooth paste commonly used is

(A) acidic

(B) neutral

(C) basic

(D) corrosive



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  • Tooth decay is caused due to the acids produced by bacteria which degrade the enamel.
  • In order to prevent this, we use toothpastes containing base in them so that this neutralize the acids produced by bacteria 


So, the correct answer is (c) basic

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CA Maninder Singh is a Chartered Accountant for the past 14 years and a teacher from the past 18 years. He teaches Science, Economics, Accounting and English at Teachoo