Thank you to everyone who participated in our donation program during our 2020 holiday promotion. The numbers are in! We are donating 350 BrushEco toothbrushes to a local organization that’s in need of oral health supplies! Details below… An online social experiment… This past holiday season, we decided to run a social experiment. Here’s…Read More
“What’s the best way to get Shine onto my toothbrush?”
With the recent publication of the results of independent lab tests on Shine’s gentle whitening ability, we’ve received a lot of positive praise. So many of you have reached back to us to let us know how you benefit from using Shine. And while it’s true that using Shine really helps us take our oral…Read More
How to brush your teeth to stop tooth decay
A common question we get after someone learns about how to brush your teeth to reduce gum disease with the Bass brushing technique goes like this… “My gum line feels great! But don’t I need to brush the rest of my teeth too?” Other versions of this FAQ are: “How do I brush my…Read More
How to brush your teeth to reduce gum disease (Bass brushing 2.0)
“How do I brush my teeth right?” “Can the way I brush my teeth actually stop gum disease?” “Can we cause harm brushing our teeth?” These are a few of the hundreds of different questions we have received from you, our readers, over the years. Since the launch of our very first OraWellness video tutorial,…Read More
What’s the best electric toothbrush to reduce gum disease?
If you’ve been reading our work for a bit, you have probably come across our 2 part series that explores the question, “Are electric toothbrushes or manual toothbrushes better?“. And while we still love our not-fancy-but-effective Bass toothbrushes, if you find that you just don’t have the time to manually get your teeth as clean…Read More
How to avoid 3 common tooth brushing mistakes that can damage your teeth and gums
Brushing our teeth is one of those skills that we learn so early in life, we never think to question it. I mean, when was the last time you asked yourself, “I wonder if I breathe correctly?” or “Do I walk right?” Like we point out in our video tutorial from several years ago, “How…Read More
The 3 times it’s best to NOT brush your teeth
Is it ever a smart choice to not brush our teeth? As each of us continues on our path to balance our oral flora and heal the disconnect with our mouths, we eventually come to question many of the common oral health myths in our culture. One of the most prevalent oral health myths is…Read More
Is brushing even necessary if we eat a Paleo diet?
To continue on our current journey of sharing with you the really common oral hygiene questions we get from our customers, today let’s discuss a counter-culture idea that really deserves some careful thought: If we eat well, do we need to brush our teeth at all??? Q: I eat a paleo/primal diet and our ancestors…Read More
How do I remove plaque from lower front teeth?
We are blessed to receive lots of oral health-related questions from folks like you each day. Overall, the questions cover all sorts of oral health issues, but our readers also commonly ask about how to brush their teeth correctly. We love to dive into interesting, important, and sometimes obscure topics like how oil pulling helps…Read More
Understanding the root cause of tooth decay and gum disease
You aren’t satisfied with the generally-recognized-as-true stories from our culture like, “I get cavities because I don’t brush and floss enough” Like us, you don’t settle for the ‘official’ story, and instead seek to find the root cause. When you really take a close look at the research, the root cause that provokes the breakdown in…Read More