TePe® Dental Floss - Our Best Floss Yet

TePe® Dental Floss is an expanding, PFAS free, floss that efficiently and gently removes plaque between teeth. It adapts to...
TePe® Dental Floss is an expanding, PFAS free, floss that efficiently and gently removes plaque between teeth. It adapts to the different size spaces between teeth. The floss easily slides between teeth without shredding due to the vegetable wax and avocado oil coating. It is a multifilament floss, making it gentle and efficient. It is made from recycled water bottles for a low environmental impact. The mint flavor leaves a fresh feeling after use. How to floss with string floss:...
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4 Things to Consider when Choosing Sustainable Products

By choosing eco-friendly dental products, you can minimize a negative environmental impact. While finding products that are eco-friendly, you must...
By choosing eco-friendly dental products, you can minimize a negative environmental impact. While finding products that are eco-friendly, you must also remember they need to effectively disrupt plaque on your teeth.   Consider the source of raw material in the product. It is best to choose products sourced from renewable or recycled resources, and they are still hygienic and efficient for oral cleaning. A renewable resource is a resource which can be used repeatedly and replaced naturally. These resources can...
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What is a Carbon Footprint?

You may have heard the word carbon footprint in relationship to sustainability. A Carbon footprint is the total amount of...
You may have heard the word carbon footprint in relationship to sustainability. A Carbon footprint is the total amount of greenhouse gases (including carbon dioxide and methane) that are generated by our actions. To avoid a rise in global temperatures, we need to lower the carbon footprint.   By assessing our carbon footprint, we can know our environmental impact. TePe must consider the entire life cycle of a product from the raw materials and how it is manufactured to how...
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The TePe GOOD Mini Flosser™ - Flosser Aid

TePe GOOD Mini Flosser™ is a pre-loaded floss holder with a unique bite plan for easy flossing. The dental floss...
TePe GOOD Mini Flosser™ is a pre-loaded floss holder with a unique bite plan for easy flossing. The dental floss is both strong and slim, fittig into even the narrowest of spaces. With a user-friendly handle you can easily clean between your teeth.         When using the TePe GOOD Mini Flosser™, there are two ways to start cleaning between the teeth. Using the unique bite plan, you can simply bite down on the device controlling the speed...
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Oral Care Needs As We Age

May is Older Americans Month, established in 1963 to acknowledge the contributions of past and current older persons. The theme...
May is Older Americans Month, established in 1963 to acknowledge the contributions of past and current older persons. The theme for 2023 is ‘Aging Unbound’, exploring diverse aging experiences and discussing how communities can combat stereotypes as we expand our thinking about aging—and how all benefit when older adults remain engaged, independent, and included.   Plaque retention in the aging population is exacerbated by the presence of dental restorations (e.g., crowns, bridges), missing teeth, and gingival recession. The aging population...
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TePe GOOD™ Tongue Cleaner

The tongue has many areas for bacteria to hide, so it is important to disrupt this layer of bacteria as...
The tongue has many areas for bacteria to hide, so it is important to disrupt this layer of bacteria as part of your daily oral hygiene routine. There are small bumps on the tongue, 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 even change how your food taste. Disrupting this layer of bacteria should be a part of your daily oral...
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Why do I have bad breath?

Bad breath, or halitosis, can be embarrassing and affect a person’s social life. There are different causes that can be...
Bad breath, or halitosis, can be embarrassing and affect a person’s social life. There are different causes that can be considered. In 80-90% of cases, bad breath originates form the oral cavity. Your mouth is an ideal location for bacterial growth, with the most common places being your tongue and your gums between your teeth. What causes bad breath? Cavities Gum disease Bacteria on the tongue Infections in the mouth Medications that cause dry mouth Disorders that cause dry mouth...
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4 Tips for Choosing a Toothbrush

Brushing your teeth is essential for healthy teeth and gums. A good toothbrush is important to your daily oral health...
Brushing your teeth is essential for healthy teeth and gums. A good toothbrush is important to your daily oral health care routine. Dental plaque finds areas to hide in your mouth, for example, around crowded teeth or along the gumline. Dental plaque is a sticky film of bacteria that constantly forms on your teeth. It must be removed regularly, or it can cause gum inflammation, cavities, and even bad breath. With so many different toothbrush options available, how do you...
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Sustainability at TePe

Sustainability at TePe Sustainability at TePe means ensuring environmental, economic, and social well-being for today and tomorrow. It means meeting...
Sustainability at TePe Sustainability at TePe means ensuring environmental, economic, and social well-being for today and tomorrow. It means meeting the needs of people and society, without compromising the ability of future generations to also meet their needs. It is about living within the limits of the planet and protecting the environment. At TePe we take a holistic approach to sustainability, integrating it into every aspect of the business. World Environment Day World Environment Day is organized by the United...
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TePe - A Sustainable Choice

TePe—A Sustainable Choice World Environment Day is organized by the United Nations around a theme that focuses attention on a...
TePe—A Sustainable Choice World Environment Day is organized by the United Nations around a theme that focuses attention on a pressing environmental concern. This year on June 5th, we are encouraged to reimagine, recreate, and restore nature. The theme for 2021, “Reimagine. Recreate. Restore.”, invites us to grow trees, green our cities, rewild our gardens, change our diets and clean up rivers and coasts; making peace with nature. Join #GenerationRestoration! Sustainability at TePe Sustainability at TePe means ensuring environmental, economic,...
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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...
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 lifecycle of a product. Let’s take a better look at some common terms and what they mean. Sustainable: For materials such as plastic to be called sustainable, they must meet three requirements: be environmentally, economically, and socially sustainable.  Renewable Resource:...
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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...
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 over 50 years, and we want to continue this with a focus on sustainability without compromising product safety, quality or hygienic qualities. What is bio-based or plant-based plastic? Most plastic is produced from two non-renewable resources – crude oil and...
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