The Lowdown on Manual vs. Electric Toothbrushes – What Every Consumer Should Know

If you’ve ever seen a television ad for an electric toothbrush, then you have probably believed the hype- that unless you’re using an electric toothbrush, your teeth aren’t getting cleaned as well as they should. Though convincing, these advertisements are filled with misinformation, and like all others, they are designed to elicit emotion from you and drive you to run out and buy. Here’s what you really need to know about manual vs. electric toothbrushes. What Do the Experts Say? Rather than be...
5 Mistakes You Probably Make when Brushing Your Teeth (and How to Fix Them)

Brushing your teeth is a part of your everyday life, so you probably don’t spend too much thinking about it – even when you’re doing it! Which means there’s a pretty good chance you’re making at least one of these common mistakes when it comes to brushing your teeth (and there’s an even bigger chance you don’t even know you’re doing it.) Below are five of the biggest mistakes you might make when brushing your teeth and some info about how to fix them. #1 – Not Tossing your Toothbrush Often Enoug...
5 Reasons Why an Environmentally Friendly Toothbrush is Just Better for Your Smile

Most people don’t really spend much time thinking about brushing their teeth. Of course, people know they should brush at least twice daily and preferably after meals, and they know they should floss regularly, too, to keep their smiles healthy and prevent gingivitis and gum disease. Did you know that an environmentally friendly bamboo toothbrush is better for your smile than your typical plastic one? Here are five reasons why. #1 – Bamboo is Naturally Antimicrobial Most of the toothbrushes you...
Ignoring Your Dental Hygiene Can be Really Bad for Your Health

You’ve likely heard the same advice since you were a kid: brush at least twice a day, preferably after meals, and floss daily, too. This advice still holds true if you want a clean and healthy smile, but recent studies and research have found a significant correlation between your dental health and your overall health. Good oral care may just help you avoid serious health complications later. A Significant Link Your mouth contains bacteria – a lot of bacteria. Your body has a bevy of defenses d...
Can a toothbrush save the planet

[as featured in the October issue of Gulf Shore Life Magazine]http://www.gulfshorelife.com/October-2017/Southwest-Floridas-Social-Entrepreneurs/ Can a toothbrush save the planet? Well, not exactly, but the team behind WooBamboo, the maker of eco-friendly toothbrushes, floss and soon-to-be host of related products, believe it’s is a darn good place to start.The Cape Coral-based company sprung from a stray comment uttered by an 80-something-year-old Australian woman to her...
WooBamboo CEO Christopher Fous talks about passion in the green industry

Hannah Esper | Nov 15, 2016 Christopher Fous left his career in advertising because he wanted to do something more fulfilling. Here, he explains how people in the green movement inspire him to make a difference for future generations.Fous pitched his oral care product company, WooBamboo, at the 2016 Natural Products Business School Pitch-Slam competition finals at Natural Products Expo East....

by Kat Sorensen's ummmmm... DOG.My owner loves me. They brush my fur every day to clean out the itchy dander, clear out all the knots I get from rolling around on the carpet and sometimes put a classy collar around my neck to make my appearance presentable! I’m usually ready for a night out on the town! But wait, what’s the point of looking good if, when I smile, my teeth and gums appear as if I’ve just soaked them in black licorice and caramel that my owner left on the table? Yummy, but no...

by Kat SorensenFloss….what the heck IS floss?! Sounds French to me. Actually, the word floss is French, from floche!Ask the Urban Dictionary and you’ll find it means to flaunt expensive merchandise such as Iced-out rollies, Jaguars on Triple Golds, Gem-encrusted Pimp goblets, Huge whops of dank hydro, etc. “It’s Flossin’ Season in my driveway.”Apparently, the past tense word of ‘flaw’ is “flossed” which is an adjective used to describe a person who frequently bails on commitments. But I ...
Top Seven Things that Stick To or Stay Between Your Teeth with Solutions

by Kat Sorensen  Hey, everyone does lists of ‘Top Five’ or ‘Top Ten’. Not us! Here’s 7 things that stick to your teeth:Popcorn Flax and Poppy Seeds Bread Berry Seeds (Raspberry, Blackberry…) Sticky Hard and Gummy Candies Caramel SpinachEveryone has that friend that WON’T tell you if something is in your teeth, even when you ask! Not a good wing man or woman (Yeah, women have wing people, too). As smooth as you can, you resort to slyly using your ton...