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Oral Care Products You Haven't Heard Of + Cruelty-Free Options

Oral Care Products You Haven't Heard Of + Cruelty-Free Options

Updated April 9, 2019

Today, your world will expand in the area of oral care with products like morning and night toothpaste, silk-free floss, bamboo toothbrushes, whitening pens for coffee and wine, toothpaste and mouthwash tablets, and pet oral care.

I’ve listed 5 beautiful brands selling kind and cruelty-free oral care options.

1. Wildist

  • Wildist is the combination of Wild + Alchemist

  • Vegan & cruelty-free

  • SLS, triclosan & fluoride free

  • Check out their ingredient index here

  • 100% recyclable packaging, BPA free aluminum tubes

  • Made in the USA

Employing majority female employees, Wildist’s illustrations, color and art direction are all the work of creative director, Erin Rommel.

Wildist is the first company to create separate toothpastes for morning and night! ☀️🌙

Brillimint

Energizing morning toothpaste with a strong scent and softer texture

Flavor: Peppermint & Spearmint

Ingredients: purified water, xylitol, stevia, vegetable glycerin, cellulose gum, calcium carbonate, sodium bicarbonate, sodium benzoate, silica, spearmint oil, peppermint oil, goji powder, white tea extract, ginseng root extract, & sodium cocoyl glutamate

Dreamomile

Flavor: Spearmint & Chamomile

This is their nighttime toothpaste formulated with activated charcoal and chamomile extract to promote relaxation and to work hard absorbing stains while you sleep.

Ingredients: purified water, xylitol, stevia, vegetable glycerin, cellulose gum, calcium carbonate, sodium bicarbonate, sodium benzoate, silica, spearmint oil, peppermint oil, activated charcoal, chamomile extract, & sodium cocoyl glutamate

Soothinger

This gentle paste is made with turmeric and ginger (anti-inflammatory benefits).

For sensitive gums

Flavor: Ginger & Wintergreen

Ingredients: purified water, xylitol, stevia, vegetable glycerin, cellulose gum, calcium carbonate, sodium bicarbonate, sodium benzoate, silica, spearmint oil, peppermint oil, wintergreen oil, goji powder, green tea leaf extract, turmeric extract, & sodium cocoyl glutamate

Not everyone loves the taste of this toothpaste, so I would read the reviews before buying.

2. Dr. Brite Naturals

  • Women-owned

  • Certified B Corp

  • Leaping Bunny certified cruelty-free

  • Vegan & gluten-free

  • EWG verified

  • Triclosan & fluoride free

  • Eco-friendly (biodegradable, recyclable, boxless, BPA-free & no GMOs)

  • Made in the USA

Non-profit work: 5% of revenue goes to local & national breast cancer nonprofits, 5% of revenue goes to local nonprofit partners like Jamboree Housing, teaches Americans how to avoid toxic chemicals in oral care products, plus they volunteer locally

Click here to shop Dr. Brite’s kid collection.

Toothpaste flavors: Mint, Berrylicious, Coco Chai, & Mint Chip

Ingredients for Mint flavor: aloe vera leaf juice*, soy-free vegetable glycerin**, calcium carbonate (mineral), hydrated silica (mineral), organic coconut oil*, xanthum gum (natural thickener), potassium cocoate (organic coconut oil derived)*, ascorbyl palmitate (non-acidic vitamin C)**, organic peppermint oil*, organic spearmint oil*, organic menthol crystals*, monk fruit extract, hexane-free organic stevia rebaudiana leaf/stem extract*, organic neem extract*, & carbon (activated charcoal coconut derived)*

*certified organic ingredient **non-GMO

The toothpaste ingredients differ based on the flavor.

Soothe and Restore Oral Spray

A calming spray for sore gums made with tea tree oil and therapeutic essential oils. Nourishing coconut oil helps comfort dryness. The peppermint adds an instant boost of minty freshness to revitalize breath.

Ingredients: aloe vera leaf juice*, organic coconut oil*, non-gmo xylitol**, calcium ascorbate (non-acidic vitamin C)**, ubiquinone (co-q10), organic tea tree leaf oil*, organic clove bud oil*, organic cinnamon leaf oil*, organic myrrh oil*, organic tulsi/holy basil*, organic sage oil*, organic peppermint leaf oil*, organic menthol crystals*, organic hexane-free stevia leaf/stem extract*, sodium chloride (sea salt), & activated carbon (organic coconut activated charcoal)*

*certified organic ingredient **non-GMO

Brite and Fresh Oral Spray

Minty freshness with the alcohol

Ingredients: aloe vera leaf juice*, soy-free vegetable glycerin**, calcium ascorbate (non-acidic vitamin C)**, organic peppermint oil*, organic menthol crystals*, organic clove bud oil*, organic tulsi/holy basil essential oil*, & activated carbon (organic coconut activated charcoal)*

*certified organic ingredient **non-GMO

Dr. Brite sells 4 different whitening pens 😍: Get Brite, Stay Brite, Stain B-Gone for Wine Drinkers 🍷, & Stain B-Gone for Coffee Drinkers ☕

Dr. Brite also sells mouthwash, toothbrushes, and pet oral care!

3. Bite

  • Woman-owned by Lindsay McCormick

  • Vegan & cruelty-free

  • SLS & fluoride free

  • Check out their ingredient index here

  • Made in California

& to remember: Since this toothpaste is liquid free, it is TSA friendly!

via   BIte

via BIte

Eco-friendly:

  • Their bottles (refillable and recyclable, made from glass, & no plastic. ever.)

  • Their envelopes (recyclable & made from recycled newspapers)

  • Their boxes (recyclable, made from cardboard, sealed with paper tape)

  • Their subscription refills (compostable, made from biomaterials & marine degradable)

  • Swapped their compostable cotton (in the bottles) for biodegradable cornstarch (completely dissolves in water)

  • For a reduced carbon footprint, Bite products are shipped using existing postal routes

At the base of Bite, we want to do better. We ask ourselves why do we do the things we do, what are the consequences and how can we improve. Whether it’s mindlessly tossing out an empty toothpaste tube or glossing over ingredients, we look at what is “normal” in our daily lives, question the process and dig into what we can do better.

The tablets come in Mint and Activated Charcoal.

Ingredients: sodium lauryl sulfoacetate (not SLS), xylitol, erythritol, dicalcium phosphate, kaolin, sodium bicarbonate, activated charcoal, & organic mint flavor

4. Georganics

  • Vegan & cruelty-free

  • SLS & fluoride free

  • Read detailed descriptions of all their ingredients here

  • You can also read about the ingredients they avoid here

  • You can send back any Georganics products & components that cannot be recycled at home

  • Uses plastic-free, recyclable & compostable packaging wherever they can

Inside the Dental Supplements:

Calcium 100mg^, Vitamin C 250mg*^, Magnesium 75mg^, Potassium 50mg^, Vitamin D3 1000IU^, Vitamin E 10mg*^, Iron 3.5mg^, Vitamin K2 (MK7) 62.5mcg*^, Vitamin A 350mcg*^, Copper 0.25mg^, Zinc 0.75mg^, Manganese 0.20mg^. *Organic Ingredients, ^Food Grade Quality.

Georganics sells Natural Silk (white & vegan) Floss and Charcoal Floss (black) made from sustainable sources like bamboo fibre or ahimsa silk, coated with natural waxes and flavored with essential oils. The floss comes in a reusable glass dispenser.

How do you use toothsoap?

Just rub a wet toothbrush in circular motions on the soap.

They also carry a Red Mandarin flavor for kids.

5. Dr. Ginger’s

  • Woman-owned

  • Cruelty-free

  • SLS & fluoride free

  • All ingredients are listed on their FAQs page

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Natural Coconut Oil Mouthwash

Mouthwash and oil pulling in one! This also comes in a travel size.

Ingredients: pure water, coconut oil, hydrated silica, glycerin, xylitol, aloe vera juice, zinc chloride, natural mint, ascorbic acid, & sodium lauryl sarcosinate

Coconut Oil Whitening Gel

Ingredients: coconut oil, glycerin, coconut flavoring, pure water, hydrogen peroxide, xanthan gum, xylitol, sodium bicarbonate, & cocamidopropyl betaine

White Charcoal or Regular Floss

Made with nylon infused with coconut oil, xylitol, & white charcoal

Or polyester infused with coconut oil & xylitol


Are some of these oral care products new to you? Which products would you like to try?

Post a comment or question below and don’t hesitate to share this post and help create a cycle of natural, eco-friendly & cruelty-free oral care 😘

& remember to allow your authentic self to empower the women around you

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