Soft bristle toothbrush vs hard – which type should I choose?

Soft bristle toothbrush vs hard – which type should I choose?

  • Virtue Brush

A toothbrush is a basic tool supporting oral hygiene care. It is recommended to brush your teeth at least twice a day, morning and evening. It is worth increasing this frequency and brushing your teeth after each meal. It doesn't matter which toothbrush we choose. We can divide them into soft, medium and hard ones. So let's think about what to choose - soft bristle toothbrush vs. hard. Hard bristle...

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How to keep your child's teeth healthy? Tips for parents

How to keep your child's teeth healthy? Tips for parents

  • Virtue Brush

The health of teeth in adulthood is determined by kids oral care, i.e. in the first years of life of every person. What habits parents develop in their children will have their consequences in the future. Initially, we take care of milk teeth, which are usually all present around 3 years old. Later on, the milk teeth fall out and permanent teeth appear in their place. Both the former and...

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The Story of Plastic: How Plastic has Changed the World, and Where to Go from Here

The Story of Plastic: How Plastic has Changed the World, and Where to Go from Here

  • Adam Millett

Did you know that plastic was initially invented as a way to save the environment? 

We hear so much about plastic these days.

Single-use-plastic, microplastic, bioplastic, plastic bottles, plastic planet. It seems that plastic has taken over our oceans, our landfills, and our newsfeeds.

But what actually is it? Where did it come from? And why did we actually create it in the first place?

In this, the story of plastic, we take a journey all the way from plastic's initial creation to the plastic crisis we find ourselves in today. We then look forward, and offer potential solutions for a future without plastic. 

Read on to find out more. 

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Irish Examiner, 1st April 2019, Single-use plastics ban fights climate change

Irish Examiner, 1st April 2019, Single-use plastics ban fights climate change

  • Paulina Konopka

While takeaway coffee cups, with their plastic lining, and throwaway water bottles have come under the bright environmental spotlight in recent times, another daily item coming under scrutiny is the plastic toothbrush.

With people going through between six and 12 toothbrushes a year, and with the handle and brush made from plastic, bamboo has emerged as an alternative material for the product.

One company making them is VirtueBrush and we recently caught up with the Founder, Dylan Regan:

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