Many commercial personal care products are loaded with harmful ingredients, ranging from plastic beads to hormone disruptors. Artificial sweeteners are their own animal, as it were, with every one of them toxic in one way or another.
The tissues in your mouth are especially porous and sensitive and therefore more readily absorb and react to whatever they come into contact with. One would think that anything you put in your mouth should be carefully considered, even something as seemingly simple as toothpaste.
This is one of those cases in which you might shake your head in incredulity.
Triclosan is an antibacterial chemical that has been added to soaps, antiperspirants, hand sanitizers, and toothpastes. It has been found to be a thyroid and hormone disruptor (xenoestrogen), allergen, and causes cancer and liver damage. (1, 2, 3) In addition: