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THE DIRT Tooth Powder - Natural Fluoride-Free Toothpaste Alternative, Vegan - Essential Oils & Bentonite Clay (Bubble Gum, 51g: 6 Month Supply)

THE DIRT Tooth Powder - Natural Fluoride-Free Toothpaste Alternative, Vegan - Essential Oils & Bentonite Clay (Bubble Gum, 51g: 6 Month Supply)

Regular price $22.98 USD
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Assessment as of: January 2024

🦷 THE DIRT MINERAL TOOTH POWDER : Our vital tooth brushing powder is an authentic and fun alternative to toothpaste! Simply tap a damp toothbrush into a jar of The Dirt and brush normally to reveal clean & white teeth.
🪥 CLEANS TEETH & FRESHENS BREATH: Elevate your oral hygiene routine with The Dirt’s refreshing tooth powder. It provides a burst of freshness while keeping your teeth and gums healthy. Brighten your smile with our teeth whitening formula, carefully handcrafted with breath freshening properties.
😁 TEETH WHITENING FORMULA: Crafted with essential ingredients like bentonite clay, baking soda, and essential oils, our tooth powder provides a fresh and clean feeling that lasts all day promote oral hygiene and fresh breath.
🌎 NATURAL, GLUTEN & FLUORIDE-FREE: Free from fluoride, SLS, parabens, and glycerine, The Dirt’s tooth powder offers gluten-free option for those seeking a clean and healthy oral care product. Great for people sensitive to corn, soy or gluten. Use with our tongue scraper and mouthwash for optimal benefits!
😬 FOR SENSITIVE TEETH: Specially formulated for sensitive teeth, our enamel-safe sensitive teeth powder gently cleanses and protects your teeth. With added benefits of tartar control, this oral hygiene powder ensures a clean and healthy mouth. Say goodbye to sensitivity with The Dirt’s effective and refreshing tooth powder.

 

Brand: The Dirt
Flavor: Bubblegum
Age Range (Description): Adult
Item Form: Powder
Material Type Free: Gluten Free

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ASSESSMENT AS OF: JANUARY 2024

HOW TO GET STARTED

  1. Check with your dentist if you are considering switching from toothpaste
  2. Get high-quality toothpaste that is made of simple, all-natural ingredients
  3. Place a bit of toothpowder ideally on an electric toothbrush such as Oral B
  4. Send in any old toothbrushes to toothbrush recycling programs - look online for ones close to use or ones provided by P&G, Colgate, Oral B, and others

EMBRACE

  1. Toothpowder lasts a lot longer than toothpaste
  2. Toothpowder ingredients are simple and all-natural
  3. Packaging is often fully or infinitely recyclable


AVOID PRODUCT TYPE

Flouride Toothpaste in Plastic Tubes


AVOID

  1. Toothpaste is a high-consumption household product
  2. The average person goes through 6 tubes of toothpaste a year - a family may go through up to 24 tubes
  3. The industry has tried to promote recycling but very little plastic is recycled


Noteworthy Product Attributes

Toothpowder is used around the world. Toothpowders last longer than toothpaste and usually have all-natural ingredients. Check with your dentist before switching from toothpaste to toothpowders.

Overall Sustainability Score - 82 / 100

Score Breakdown

Manufacturing (Score - 10/10) - Artisanally made close to the target market

Distribution (Score - 10/10) - Artisanally made close to the target market

Cost (Score - 5/10) - Costs about 4X as much as conventional alternatives

Packaging (Score - 10/10) -  Contains very little plastic in its packaging

Effectiveness (Score - 5/10) - Effective for adults but may be too abrasive for some. Children may need fluoride toothpaste - ask your dentist

Lifespan (Score - 8/10) - Will last about as long as 3-4 regular toothpaste tubes

Fun (Score - 7/10) - Easy to use - will take some getting used to as it's a different way of brushing than most people are familiar with

Relevance (Score - 7/10) -  Well suited for brushing and contains ingredients meant to kill bacteria

Disposal (Score - 10/10) - Contents are biodegradable and packaging is recyclable

Recycling (Score - 10/10) - Almost all parts of the packaging are infinitely recyclable