Check sibling questions

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



Tooth Decay - Teachoo.jpg

  • 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

CA Maninder Singh's photo - Expert in Practical Accounts, Taxation and Efiling

Article by

CA Maninder Singh

CA Maninder Singh is a Chartered Accountant for the past 12 years and a teacher from the past 16 years. He teaches Science, Accounts and English at Teachoo