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Monthly Archives: October 2012

A naturally white smile

Posted on October 22nd, 2012

Posted by Susanne, Associate Brand Manager and resident Registered Dental Hygienist When you work for a company that makes natural toothpaste, mouthwash, and floss you come to expect a lot of questions about oral care. And a subject that seems to be on a lot of people’s minds these days is teeth whitening. Why do [...]

The more things change

Posted on October 12th, 2012

Posted by Rob, Brand Manager, Citizen Engagement The other day I bought a new pair of glasses. The style was definitely a departure from the thin wire frames I had worn for many years, and I’m still getting used to how I look in the mirror. But what struck me the most about my new [...]

The delicious real flavor of strawberry and mango

Posted on October 12th, 2012

Posted by Bridget, Citizens’ Advocacy Representative Are you looking for a natural toothpaste for kids? Did you know our children’s toothpaste varieties use real juice and fruit extracts from strawberries and mangos? They also include no artificial dyes and no artificial sweeteners. If your family enjoys the toothpaste, you might also enjoy this Strawberry-Mango Crisp [...]

Mobilizing Volunteers in all 50 States

Posted on October 9th, 2012

Giving back to the community is important to us, and we hear from many customers who feel the same way.  Are you among the three quarters of Americans who have volunteered for a charity or cause? Where do you give your time, and why? Each year, Tom’s of Maine supports organizations dedicated to spreading goodness [...]

Gingermint Granita: A uniquely refreshing dessert

Posted on October 4th, 2012

I’m a big fan of ginger, and love how its spicy, citrusy flavor can liven up so many dishes. This dessert combines ginger with mint, and I think it makes for a really refreshing treat. If you don’t want to take the time to periodically stir the mixture, you can always wait until the mixture has solidified and grate it up in a food processor.