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Did you know that you can save the planet by brushing your teeth? Not in the way you have been doing for the past so many years, though. Introducing, Bite Toothpaste Bits!
What is Bite Toothpaste Bits?
Bite Toothpaste Bits are dried powder tablets that come in recyclable glass jars. We’ll get into the nitty-gritty details later.
It is the name of the brand given for chewable toothpaste tablets created by a US company. The company is named Bite. It may sound odd to include the name “paste” in it, knowing it doesn’t come in that form at all. Well initially.
But on the bright side, how else can you introduce it to a market which has been using toothpaste their whole life. So, adding the word “Bits” in the end addresses that.
How Does Bite Toothpaste Work?
All you need to do is bite or chew on the toothpaste tablets as a replacement for the usual toothpaste you’re familiar with. As you do so, the tablet interacts with your saliva and turns into a paste. With the aid of a moist toothbrush, you then start brushing. As with regular toothpaste, it is not meant to be swallowed.
How is Bite Toothpaste Different/ Unique?
Compared to the traditional way of brushing, biting into a tablet instead of the regular paste in a tube is quite a unique experience in itself.
Compared to the other toothpaste tablets in the market today, the Bite Toothpaste Bits result has a pleasant minty, smooth watery paste. Minus a clumpy or sometimes grainy texture. Another characteristic of this particular dental tablet is, it’s not as thick as the regular toothpaste once you start brushing.
Another unique feature of the Toothpaste Bits is the low Relative Dentin Abrasivity or RDA. RDA is a method used by dental organizations to measure toothpaste’s abrasiveness from harmful, high, medium, and low. Top of the line whitening toothpaste usually has a score of 100-150, which falls in the highly abrasive category. Bite’s Mint falls on the 43 category and the Mint Charcoal way lower at 24.
To put this into perspective, the higher the rating, the more abrasive it is. Which means it can cause a whole lot of damage to your teeth. However, this, in turn, removes stains more effectively. The comfort of using Bite bits on a long term basis is that you won’t have to worry about damaging your teeth, which is what we’re trying to do in the first place.
Yet another unique advantage of the Toothpaste bits is, the company claims the TSA approves it. Although traveling isn’t much of a thing nowadays, it’s best to know that you can bring this along if ever you do get to travel in the future. Since it’s smaller than a tube of toothpaste, it is more portable. You can bring as many as you need in a small bottle or resealable plastic rather than a large tube.
Flavors and Ingredients
Bite Toothpaste has three flavors to choose from. Fresh Mint, Activated Charcoal, and Berry Twist. They also have the seasonal Autumn Spice, only made available seasonally.
The ingredients used are all organic and abide by the USFDA guidelines. Vegans can also use this product.
- Fresh Mint is composed of Xylitol, Erythritol, Calcium Carbonate, Natural Mint Flavor, Guar Gum, Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate, Menthol, Sodium Bicarbonate, Rice Extract, Zinc Citrate, Silicon Dioxide.
- Mint Charcoal ingredients are Xylitol, Erythritol, Calcium Carbonate, Natural Mint Flavor, Guar Gum, Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate, Menthol, Sodium Bicarbonate, Charcoal, Rice Extract, Zinc Citrate, Silicon Dioxide.
- Berry Twist is an excellent option for kids. It’s made up of Xylitol, Erythritol, Calcium Carbonate, Natural Flavor, Guar Gum, Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate, Sodium Bicarbonate, Rice Extract Blend, Zinc Citrate, Silicon Dioxide.
- Autumn Spice ingredients are Xylitol, Erythritol, Calcium Carbonate, Natural Spiced Flavor, Guar Gum, Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate, Sodium Bicarbonate, Menthol, Rice Extract, Zinc Citrate, Silicon Dioxide.
It’s also important to note that all flavors do not contain fluoride.
Note: Dr. Geiger and Dr. Jones love this concept but wouldn’t buy until a fluoride option is available.
As you may have guessed, based on the ingredients above, the Bite Toothpaste Bits is excellent for the environment.
The fact that it uses self-sustaining materials like the recyclable glass jars makes it a zero-waste product. It can be refilled with bits that come in biodegradable packaging. Compared to the plastic tubes that we throw in the trash how many times in a year.
If you’re not yet aware, around 1 billion tubes of toothpaste are disposed of every year. If you want a clearer picture, that’s over 50 times the Empire State Building’s size when piled up together, ending up in landfills and worse, in the ocean.
At the same time, more than 100 million animals are being used and tested in food, drug, cosmetics, and chemical tests in the US alone.
Imagine the changes it could make if we use these toothpaste bits that contain no harsh chemicals, the use of clean ingredients made in a cruelty-free laboratory.
How Much Does It Cost?
Subscription for $30. Save 38%
- 4-months supply of bits with 248 tablets in a recyclable glass jar.
- Refills will be sent every month after that.
- Free shipping.
The Duo for $20
- 2 Bottles containing 62 tablets each
- Naturally Whitening Mint and Activated Charcoal
Naturally Whitening and Fresh Mint for $12
- One bottle containing 62 tablets.
Shipping fees depend on the location, but approximately it would cost $3.
While you’re saving the environment, why don’t you throw in 2 pcs of soft-bristled bamboo brushes with Moso bamboo handles and detachable heads? Don’t forget the two bottles of 30 meters of unflavored, plastic-free, vegan dental floss too. Each package costs $12 each.
So there you go. You can contribute to saving our planet in the simplest way possible. By doing something, you have already been doing for as long as you can remember. Only now, instead of the regular toothpaste, use Bite Toothpaste Bits. Happy brushing!