How did the toothpaste hold up? The regular toothpaste hasn't had any noticeable changes. I've haven't had any cavities, the texture is still the same, and taste just like it was freshly bought from the store. My favorite toothpaste the Colgate Mint Zing has had some changes that I've noticed. The mint oil has separated, but can easily be fixed by gently massaging the tube of toothpaste. The texture is also a bit thicker, and tends to clog the opening about every quarter tube of usage.
All in all, I'm pleased with the 5 year experiment and will probably place the Colgate Mint Zing at the first out rotation. I probably have about another 10-15 tubes in the stockpile. The lowest price for the tubes was $1.00 each, so I imagine that a twenty dollar investment would last you about 4-5 years of toothpaste per person. I know that this is a minor item for
This is just another example of practical prepping experimentation. Keep Right On Prepping - K