How to Guide: Oral Care Tips for Babies and Toddlers From a Dentist

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As a dentist, I’ve answered many questions from new parents about the oral health of babies and/or toddlers. Often parents don’t know when to start brushing, how often to brush, whether or not to use toothpaste, etc. They’re also unsure which of the many products on the market will best suit their children’s needs. If this is you, you’re in luck!

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The Truth about Flossing

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This is a guest post by Kellie Sweeney, Registered Dental Hygienist Do you tell your dental hygienist the whole truth? Do you really floss every day? Or does every day actually mean “yeah maybe once or twice a week”? Or do you even do it at all? I even get the odd client who tells me the last time they flossed was when I did it for them at their last dental cleaning - 3, 4, 6 or even more months ago. While I appreciate the honesty, this is a big no no! Trust me when I say, as a dental hygienist, we know. When you skip out on flossing you’re only cleaning 70% of your mouth. That’s like washing...

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Why choose a subscription toothbrush?

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Why choose a subscription toothbrush? Convenience. It’s that simple. Well, actually, there are a few more reasons. It’s better for your oral health because we remind you to replace your toothbrush head on time. Time is money and couldn't we all use more of that? Read on to find out why a Grin toothbrush subscription is like the Black Amex of brushing your teeth.

 

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Sustainable Living: A Beginners Guide

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Let me start by saying this: the movement towards more sustainable products is great. Over the few years I’ve been building Grin toothbrush, I’ve noticed a real change in people’s willingness to try, new, eco products.

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5 Tips to Keeping your Toothbrush Clean

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Wondering how to keep your toothbrush sanitary? Here are 5 easy ways to keep your toothbrush clean.

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Grin vs Colgate – What's the Best Toothbrush?

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In this post I’m comparing Grin toothbrush with a disposable toothbrush from Colgate called the ‘Slim Soft’. The four criteria are efficacy, price, design and convenience.

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Shipping your Grin Toothbrush – Sustainability vs. Speed

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We ship your Grin toothbrush using standard letter mail. It make take a bit longer, but it’s much better for the planet than express post or couriers. It also costs way less, so everyone wins. We appreciate your patience and love your support for Grin toothbrush. 

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Grin Tip: Eco Friendly Products for the Kitchen

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I don’t know about you, but the amount of plastic waste involved in making meals drives me crazy.

It seems like no matter how hard we try to reduce our use of single use plastics—and plastics in general—our garbage fills up with plastics at meal times.

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Aluminum handle = Eco Friendly Toothbrush

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Why did we make Grin's toothbrush handle out of aluminum?

Grin was created to make a toothbrush that uses less plastic. That’s it. That was the starting point. Less plastic in the toothbrush and less plastic in the packaging.

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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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