Make Every Day Earth Day

Every action, no matter how small, can make a difference in preserving our planet for future generations.

By incorporating eco-friendly oral health practices into our daily routines, we not only promote a healthier smile but also contribute to a healthier planet, to help make everyday Earth Day:

Switch to Sustainable Toothbrushes: Bamboo toothbrushes have gained popularity for their biodegradable nature and sustainable sourcing. By opting for bamboo toothbrushes, you can reduce plastic waste and embrace a renewable resource. Plus, they come in stylish designs and are gentle on your teeth and gums. It’s a win-win for your smile and the planet

Conserve Water While Brushing: Did you know that leaving the tap running while brushing your teeth can waste gallons of water every day? Make a conscious effort to conserve water by turning off the tap while brushing. It’s a simple yet impactful change that can save hundreds of gallons of water per year. So, next time you brush, remember to turn off the tap, and savor the refreshing feeling of doing your part for the environment.

Opt for Biodegradable Dental Floss: Traditional dental floss might seem harmless, but it’s often made from nylon or other synthetic materials that don’t break down easily in the environment. Instead, choose biodegradable dental floss made from natural fibers like silk or bamboo. These eco-friendly alternatives are gentle on your gums and the planet, ensuring that your flossing routine leaves a positive impact on both your oral health and the environment.

Recycle your Oral Health Care Products: Plastic-handled toothbrushes, toothpaste tubes, floss containers, and even Invisalign trays can now be recycled. Visit  or to learn more!

Support Brands Committed to Sustainability: When shopping for oral care products, look for brands that prioritize sustainability and environmental stewardship, like Cocofloss and Bite, that use more eco-friendly packaging, natural ingredients, and ethical sourcing practices. By supporting these eco-conscious brands, you’re voting with your dollars for a greener future and encouraging others to follow suit.

So, whether you’re switching to more sustainable oral health products or even just conserving water while brushing, your efforts are part of a larger movement toward sustainability and environmental conservation. Together, we can create a brighter smile and a greener planet for all.

Please join us on April 21st, 2024 at 12 noon, as we celebrate Earth Day at Loreto Park with the Morris Park BID. There will be environmental-themed Arts and Crafts for children, as well as great information about how we can all help take care of our planet! The event is free and open to all.

Here’s to healthy teeth, a happy planet, and a sustainable future. Happy Earth Day!