TePe Blog Posts

Clean teeth for the holidays!

Hope you are smiling during the Fourth of July holiday. There are many things that make you smile during this time of year like freedom, family, friends, fireworks and many fun summer activities. While celebrating your freedom, remember to never...
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TePe Tip: Your toothbrush—a sustainable choice?

When choosing a sustainable option for your toothbrush, what is the first thing you consider? For many people the words recycle and biodegradable come to mind. These are important aspects within a sustainable initiative, but we must consider the entire...
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Biobased and Sustainability

TePe Oral Health Care continues to take initiatives for long-term sustainable development. Our GOOD products, including a toothbrush, tongue cleaner and mini-flosser are made from bio-based, or sometimes referred to as plant-based, plastic. TePe has been producing high-quality products for...
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Happy Father’s Day from TePe Oral Health Care

In celebration of Father’s Day, we want to take a moment to think about fathers and thank them for all the efforts they put into raising children. To be the best father, you must first take care of yourself. One...
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TePe GOOD TM – A sustainable choice

Have you considered how your oral hygiene tools are produced? TePe GOOD TM is our sustainability initiative to make a difference for the good of the planet and for your good. Currently, TePe produces a toothbrush, a tongue cleaner and...
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World Environment Day

World Environment Day is organized by the United Nations around a theme that focuses attention on a particularly pressing environmental concern. This year on June 5th, we are invited to reimagine our relationship with nature. The theme for 2020, “Time...
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Cleaning your dental implants

Life expectancy after the age of 65 and after the age of 85 have a trend of continually increasing over the years.  People are living longer. With age there is also a higher prevalence of periodontitis and tooth loss. Replacing...
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Using the Universal Care Brush in areas difficult to access

TePe Universal Care Brush – a great complementEvery person has a unique mouth, so sometimes you need more than just a manual toothbrush to effectively brush your teeth. Sometimes there are missing teeth or perhaps implants and bridges. Some people...
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Teeth are important at every age; Older Americans Month

Older Americans Month was established in 1963 to acknowledge the contributions of past and current older persons. We should take time to recognize the importance older persons bring to our society and pay tribute. The theme for 2020 is ‘Make...
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Happy Mother’s Day from TePe Oral Health Care

In celebration of Mother’s Day, we want to take a moment to think about mothers and thank them for all the efforts they put into raising children. After birth there may be seemingly endless sleepless nights that then evolve into...
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The importance of the tongue

You don’t often realize how essential your tongue is in your everyday life. Your tongue helps you taste, eat, digest, and speak. While you chew the tongue assists with moving the food and swallowing. The small bumps, or papillae, on...
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Cleaning your tongue

The tongue has many areas for bacteria to hide. There are small bumps, called papillae, that create places for bacteria and food particles to collect. When the tongue is not cleaned routinely, the trapped bacteria can create bad breath or...
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