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Category Archives: Oral Care

Natural Teeth Whitening Solutions

Posted on September 4th, 2013

Posted by  Jennifer A. DiGiovanni, guest blogger As dental whitening increases in popularity, many people, including those with sensitive teeth, often search for natural alternatives to professional whitening or at-home kits. According to the American Dental Association, all tooth whitening occurs in one of two ways: First, when a product such as bleach actually changes the [...]

Good Habits and Natural Toothpaste: The Key to Stopping the Toothbrush Tantrums

Posted on August 30th, 2013

Posted by Deirdre Mundy, guest blogger It’s bedtime for toddlers. Is the toothbrush a familiar part of the routine, or a never-ending source of tantrums and screaming. If your toddler or preschool-aged child puts up a fight when the toothbrushes come out, it’s time to make a change. These are the years when you establish the [...]

Small Talk: Kids talk teeth

Posted on July 24th, 2013

Did you know that Tom’s of Maine produces natural toothpaste for kids? Have you ever asked your children to describe what brushing their teeth sounds like, or feels like? Check out this video where Parenting’s Oliver Houser asks kids to show off their oral hygiene IQ. Want to see what parents are saying about our [...]

Watermelon Sorbet, a dye free treat!

Posted on July 19th, 2013

Posted by Bridget, Community Manager Here at Tom’s we believe in only using natural ingredients with true purpose. That’s why we produce products free of artificial colors – like our dye free toothpaste and mouthwash. But with so many tasty temptations on the market, how can you also keep your children’s food free of artificial [...]

Natural Toothpaste Tips: Getting your Kids to Brush

Posted on June 17th, 2013

Posted by Rob, Brand Manager of Citizen Engagement Now that I’m a parent to two kids, I’ve learned something very important – never assume that the lessons you learn with the first child will apply to the second.  Case in point: getting your kids to brush their teeth.  Since I work for a company that [...]

Ask Susanne: Why use mouthwash?

Posted on June 14th, 2013

Did you know that one of our brand managers is also a registered dental hygienist? When we need advice on how to best take advantage of our natural oral care products, like our alcohol free mouthwash, we like to ask Susanne. Dear Susanne, I was recently surprised to learn that my boyfriend doesn’t use mouthwash. [...]