FAQs

 
 

Are PLUS ULTRA toothbrushes eco-logical?
YES! PLUS ULTRA bamboo toothbrushes provide an environmentally-friendly alternative to plastic and are made from over 90% biodegradable materials.

What is the handle made of?
PLUS ULTRA’s toothbrushes are made from 100% organically grown, sustainable, anti-microbial Moso bamboo — a durable material with anti-bacterial properties.

Are PLUS ULTRA toothbrushes dentist recommended?
Yes! PLUS ULTRA's toothbrushes are designed to the specifications of dentists and feature a wave shaped brush head with soft, BPA-free bristles for optimal performance.

What is the packaging made of?
PLUS ULTRA's 100% biodegradable, paper packaging is made from paper certified by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC). We use plant based inks to print our packaging.

What is the bristle head made of?
Soft nylon bristles and metal staples to hold the bristles in place.

What is the best way to dispose of the toothbrush?
The bamboo handle can be disposed of in an active compost and will biodegrade.

Nylon bristles and metal staples are not biodegradable. The bristles can be pulled out with pliers and once removed the small metal staples or, alternatively, you can snap off the bristle head. The nylon and metal should be thrown away. These are not recyclable.

The packaging of your PLUS ULTRA toothbrush can be put in your recycling bin or compost bin.

Where should I store my toothbrush?
All toothbrushes should be rinsed with tap water after use to remove residual toothpaste or debris and then stored upright in a dry environment.

How often should I replace my toothbrush?
The American Dental Association recommends that toothbrushes be replaced every 3-4 months or sooner if the bristles become frayed with use. Toothbrushes should be replaced after you've had a cold or flu.