242020Oct
Let’s keep the landfills a little less filled

Let’s keep the landfills a little less filled

I thought I would take a break from blogging about sustainable oral health products to inform everyone about a wonderful recycling program I have just discovered. Colgate and Terracyle have teamed up to recycle all brands of oral healthcare products, which includes plastic toothbrushes, empty tubes, floss boxes, and even empty toothbrush boxes. Unfortunately, at…

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292020Jul
The Humble Co Toothbrush

The Humble Co Toothbrush

After the success of trying out some eco-friendly floss, I decided to explore the market of bamboo toothbrushes. Did you know that 1 Billion toothbrushes will be thrown away this year in the US alone? Toothbrushes, being composed of plastic primarily, are not recyclable, and the average person will dispose of 300 toothbrushes in their…

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12020Jun
Bambo Earth’s™ Pure Silk Eco Floss

Bambo Earth’s™ Pure Silk Eco Floss

I’m always on the hunt for products with reduced packaging and that are easy to recycle and/or compostable. Being a dentist, I have recently been focused on reducing my waste with oral hygiene products. While you probably already know that I prefer to use Reach™ Waxed mint floss and adamantly oppose any floss tape products,…

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162020Mar

COVID-19 Update

Nov. 19 In an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19, The City of Columbus initiated a Stay At Home Advisory starting Friday, November 20th.  We wanted to highlight this new 28-day advisory exempts people seeking medical care – which includes visits to your dentist. The ADA recognizes all dental services as essential to overall health and…

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