Can you over brush your teeth?

We always talk about brushing your teeth twice a day, however brushing with the correct technique is just as important. To put it simply, you CAN over brush your teeth.  Over brushing can lead to damage to both your teeth and gums. You can wear away the enamel and expose the underlying softer layer of your teeth. This leads to a greater risk of decay, sensitivity and pain. You will also notice your gums starting to shrink away. Toothbrush Abrasion This occurs when the tooth structure is mechanically worn away using a foreign object. An overzealous toothbrushing habit, will wear away the enamel...

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Do Dentists Recommend Toothpaste Tablets?

Toothpaste tablets have started to become more and more popular over the past few years. However we find many people still asking the question, “Do dentists recommend them?”  Toothpaste tablets are very similar to traditional toothpaste with a notable exception. The right toothpaste tablet solves all of the environmental problems of traditional wasteful and damaging plastic toothpaste tubes.  Toothpaste tablets are being recommended by more and more dentists every single day. Particularly so as more dentists are developing a greater awareness of the environmental impact dentistry has on our everyday lives. The right toothpaste tablet is the perfect solution to...

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What is Plastic Free Toothpaste?

Plastic-free toothpaste is becoming increasingly popular lately.  However, we all want to know if it’s as good as your traditional plastic toothpaste.   Keep reading on to find out more.  Plastic-free toothpaste often refers to toothpaste that doesn’t come in the standard plastic toothpaste tube. There are various forms of plastic-free toothpaste, but before we move onto this, we need to understand what is the problem with plastic toothpaste tubes?  The Problem with Plastic To begin, did you know that 1.5 billion plastic toothpaste tubes are sent to landfill every single year.   Plastic-free toothpaste aims to help put an end to...

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Have You Been Looking for a Vegan Toothpaste?

Vegan toothpaste is the perfect solution to your vegan dental needs. Our toothpaste is made of natural ingredients and has no animal by-products. What more could you ask for?  Who wouldn’t want to choose a toothpaste that simultaneously protects your oral health and our planet, including all forms of life? Plus, it tastes great!  The number of vegans in Great Britain has quadrupled from 2014 to 2019. There has been an increase from 150,000 to 600,000 people, from 0.25% to 1.16% of the population.1 The time for change is now.  Let's Talk Animals According to the Vegan Society, veganism is defined...

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What are Cruelty Free Dental Products?

Do You Want To Make a Difference in the World?  Our range of eco-friendly dental products is better for your teeth and the environment. The bamboo toothbrush handle and toothpaste tablet pouch are both 100% compostable, so they won't pollute our oceans or landfills.  And because it's made from natural materials, they don’t have any harmful chemicals like BPA or phthalates. Plus, they're just as effective at cleaning your teeth as traditional plastic products. You deserve to feel good about what you buy and use every day — not only for yourself but also for those around you who are...

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What is Fluoride and Does it Benefit my Teeth?

Fluorides are frequently found within nature and common drinks such as tea, beer, and natural water supplies. There has been a strong correlation between fluoride in public water and the reduction in tooth decay. The first evidence for this link was documented early in the last century. Since the link was established, fluoride has become more widely available, particularly in toothpaste, and strongly recognised as improving the oral health of the United Kingdom.  Fluoride is most effective when applied topically to your teeth multiple times throughout the day. Higher concentrations of fluoride, provide better protection against tooth decay. When fluoride...

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