10 amazing facts about teeth

August 28, 2018

We know the value of a truly great smile, but did you ever stop to wonder about the incredible attributes of the teeth that are behind it? Teeth have some of the strongest properties in the human body, they start forming before we are even born and over the course of an average lifetime we

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Five everyday environmental activities

August 21, 2018

In a world surrounded by plastics where even electronic items are disposable, going green and living sustainably can feel like a bit of a challenge. The good news is, there are a wealth of small daily actions that all add up to help reduce our individual environmental footprint. Here’s just five everyday environmental activities to

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What makes a truly great smile?

August 13, 2018

Whether it’s shy, beaming or proud, there’s a great old saying “smile, and the whole world smiles with you”, and without a doubt that’s true. When someone offers you a smile, you can’t help but grin on back. But what makes a truly great smile? At Bare Brush we’re all about smiles and a little

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The benefits of a bamboo toothbrush

August 5, 2018

At Bare Brush, our philosophy is all about getting back to nature. Our aim is to reduce society’s environmental footprint through the very simple act of offering natural toothbrushes and toothpaste. We do so in the knowledge small habits, enacted over time add up to make a very real difference. With that in mind, here’s

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How well do you really clean your teeth?

July 26, 2018

Ideally, the average person should dedicate two minutes, twice daily to cleaning their teeth. But after we learn the art as children it becomes a habit we tend to think very little about. With cavities affecting almost 100 per cent of the adult population globally, the sad truth is there’s a good chance we could

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The history of the humble toothbrush

July 25, 2018

Based on a lifespan of 70 years, and a minute spent brushing your teeth twice a day, the average person will dedicate 852 hours, or 35.5 days of their life to brushing their teeth. But how often do you consider the history or technology involved in that tiny little toothbrush you spend so many hours

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The good and the bad of oral bacteria

July 23, 2018

At any given time between 250 and 300 different types of oral bacteria are busy thriving in your mouth. Some are good, some are downright destructive, but all come with the territory of being a human being. Here’s a quick guide to the good and the bad of oral bacteria, and how your toothbrush plays

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The sad statistics of plastics

July 23, 2018

In Australia alone the average person uses a whopping 130kg of plastic each year. It’s in our packaging, our products and has become an almost unavoidable part of our everyday lives. Frighteningly only 12 per cent of that plastic is recycled, the rest of it goes to landfill. So, let’s look deeper at the sad

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Great foods for teeth health

July 20, 2018

Good oral hygiene might be the most effective way to look after teeth, but a growing body of evidence indicates select foods also work to maintain and even improve your teeth health. Just as certain foods affect the look of your skin, soothe the stomach and boost the immune system, these “functional foods” can also

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The real world statistics of oral health

July 20, 2018

Oral health and general wellbeing go hand in hand, but according to the World Health Organization (WHO) globally 60 to 90 per cent of school-aged children and nearly 100 per cent of adults have dental cavities. These alarming statistics are indicative of a society where sugar is increasingly present in our foods, and where remedial

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