Whenever I brush teeth, there are some kind of bubbles sticking inside the cavity and that's uncomfortable, it should be SLS as found on the internet. Does anyone know how do I get rid of those bubbles things easily? Eat/Drink sth? Tell me if anything is wrong.

Any help would be appreciated, thanks.

Addition: SLS represents sodium lauryl sulfate, chemical exist in our cleaning product: toothpaste, shampoo, etc. I don't know what it is for but seems it produce bubbles as long as the product is used.

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SLS is highly soluble in water (100g/L)

Therefore, in the specific case of your teeth having lots of bubbles around them after brushing, you should simply gargle your mouth with water to remove the excess SLS.


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