Why is there a special Toothbrush and toothwash for Shabbos? There are four main categories of prohibited melacha related to brushing teeth on Shabbos with a REGULAR toothbrush and REGULAR toothpaste. These issues vary for individual communities and contemporary poskim. Now, thanks to the new Kosher Innovations Shabbos Toothbrush and specially formulated Kosher Innovations Shabbos Toothwash, these melachos are avoided, allowing you to brush your teeth on Shabbos according to all opinions.
The melachos are: Sechitah, Chavalah, Memareach and Uvdin D'Chol.