March 28, 2019

November 12, 2018

October 15, 2018

September 13, 2018

September 12, 2018

August 13, 2018

July 9, 2018

June 7, 2018

Please reload

Recent Posts

Small Sustainable Steps

February 14, 2018

1/1
Please reload

Featured Posts

Small Sustainable Steps

February 14, 2018

 

Did you know studies have indicated the average person wastes at least 90 cups of water every day by leaving the tap running while they brush their teeth?

 

This means, based on our population of 4.7 million, New Zealanders are potentially pouring 422 million glasses of clean, drinkable water down the drain every day!

 

Given the grim drought issues facing some communities and countries at the moment, it is important to acknowledge that every single drop may count, if not now then potentially in the future. So here's an idea. Let's try and change our toothbrushing habits in the interests of sustainability.

 

You could save 90 cups of water a day and have healthy teeth by following these simple steps:

 

1.  Wet your toothbrush under the tap.

2.  Turn off the tap.

3.  Apply fluoride toothpaste.

4.  Brush your teeth for the recommended two minutes.

5.  Spit out the toothpaste without rinsing. 

6.  Smile!

 

Not only are you being sustainable, you are also following best recommended practice by not rinsing the toothpaste off. If you rinse with water after brushing, you are actually reducing the protective action of the toothpaste!

 

So let's give it a go! Be kind to our environment while also improving the health of your teeth. We look forward to seeing your satisfied and sustainable smiles!

Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Please reload

Follow Us
Please reload

Search By Tags
Please reload

Archive
  • Facebook Basic Square
  • Twitter Basic Square
  • Google+ Basic Square
  • Black Facebook Icon
  • Black Instagram Icon

© 2019 Nelson Dental