Eco-Friendly Dental Health Hub Page
Written & Researched by:
Dr. Gemma Wheeler (GDC: 259369)
Dr. Wheeler is a dentist with a passion for the environment.
To compile the advice for this topic she has drawn from her experience as a dentist, tested a wide range of products and referred to the latest studies on sustainability.
How To Make Your Dental Health Eco-Friendly
A summary of all our advice
See a summary of all our advice on how you can make your dental health more eco-friendly.
Best Eco-Friendly Toothbrush
See our recommendations for the most eco-friendly manual toothbrush.
How To Recycle Your Products
How To Recycle A Manual Toothbrush & Other Dental Products
Learn about recycling your toothbrush and other dental products when they are no longer usable.
Can You Recycle Electric Toothbrush Heads?
Find out what to do with electric toothbrush heads once you are finished with them.
Eco Terminology & Definitions
Find out exactly what commonly used phrases mean so that you can better understand the products you are researching.
Electric Toothbrush Advice
Is There An
Eco-Friendly Electric Toothbrush?
This article discusses whether an electric toothbrush can be eco-friendly, and if some have less impact than others.
Are Bamboo Electric Toothbrushes Eco-Friendly?
Bamboo has come to be regarded as a sustainable alternative, but that may not be the case when it comes to electric toothbrushes.
How To Recycle An Electric
This article explains what you should do with an electric toothbrush once it can no longer be used.
Toothpaste tablets are a good alternative to toothpaste tubes. We’ve tested a whole range of them and tell you which ones we prefer.
More Useful Advice
How Do I Know If I’m A High Risk Or Clinically Vulnerable Patient?
If you’re thinking of using a more eco-friendly product, such as a manual toothbrush instead of electric, see this post to help understand what your clinical needs may be.