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Electric vs Manual Toothbrush?

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In this blog post we break down the pros and cons of choosing an electric or manual toothbrush, including oral care, cost and environmental consideration.

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Grin + the Ocean Legacy Foundation

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I'm super proud to announce that we are now sponsoring plastic pickups with the amazing folks at the Ocean Legacy Foundation!

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How to Recycle Grin Toothbrush

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Grin was designed to be a premium quality, eco friendly toothbrush. Our unique aluminum handle is not only super hygienic, but also 100%

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How Eco Friendly is Grin Toothbrush?

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Here's a question I get asked in comments online and in person: "How good for the environment is Grin—the brush head is still made of plastic?"

And it’s a good question. In this blog post I'm going to answer it (and let you know a bit about the future of Grin). Read on!

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Desiging a Better Toothbrush

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Take a short trip with me. Imagine for a second that you’re 20 years in the future. Flying cars, refrigerators that order food for you… what? That's next year? 

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The Last (Plastic) Straw

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If you’re on social media at all these days, chances are you've seen someone calling out how bad plastic straws are for the environment. 

And with good f-ing reason! Plastic straws fall into a category of plastic items called 'single use' (for obvious reasons, although kudos to you if you wash and reuse your straws!).

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More sustainable – Bamboo or Plastic Toothbrush?

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In this blog post we compare the environmental impact of a drugstore toothbrush with bamboo and Grin toothbrushes to see which is most sustainable.

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How our oral health affects our overall health

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Everyone knows maintaining good oral health starts with regular brushing. But what many people forget (or just don't know) is that good oral health starts with a clean toothbrush that isn't worn out. 

That's why we automate toothbrush replacement. You're busy and remembering when you bought your toothbrush is a near impossible task in today's frantic world of email, social and oh yeah—life.

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The History of the Toothbrush

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Interested in the history of the toothbrush? Well, you're in luck! From chew sticks to manual toothbrushes made with horsehair, the infographic below has the complete history in a spiffy visual. Looking for something more in depth that you can sink your teeth into (sorry!), then head over here and check out the Museum of Everyday Life's “The Sordid History of the Toothbrush”. Enjoy!  

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Welcome to Grin Toothbrush

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This is a blog about Grin, the making of, the challenges and tips on how to improve your oral care. Note: I am NOT a Dentist and don't pretend to be. Any advice you find here about dental care is either what my Dentist told me, or what I've read online. So please don’t try any at home DIY root canals based on anything I wrote. You've been warned.

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