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How Environmentally 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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Our Values

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These days too many companies are built with one goal in mind: the bottom line. Profit is obviously key to running a successful business, but I believe companies need to be more responsible for the products they make.

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Why choose a subscription toothbrush?

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Subscription products are becoming popular for people who don’t want to waste time shopping for staples like razors, or toothbrushes.

Why? Subscriptions typically let you replenish products automatically, so you don’t have to waste time going to a crowded store to find and buy a mundane item like a toothbrush. Is there anything more annoying than having to stop off at the grocery store to pick up one item on your way home from work? 

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Tips for Getting the Most Out of Your Toothbrush

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How much do you really think about brushing your teeth? If you’re like me, then probably not a lot. Let's be honest – this is not a sexy subject.

But—it's an important one if you care about your health (or don't love going to the dentist).

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