Toothpaste Tablets

How to Use Toothpaste Tablets

Toothpaste tablets have a similar ingredient base to traditional toothpaste, but this is pressed into tablet form to create a tubelesszero-waste solution. Unlike traditional toothpaste, toothpaste tablets are made without water, and tend to be free from preservatives, such as parabens or sodium benzoate. 

Lots of us have made the switch to toothpaste tablets for their environmental benefits. Unlike traditional tubes, which tend to end up in landfill, toothpaste tablets have a smaller carbon footprint, and come in recyclable glass or cardboard containers. 

Toothpaste tablets are also perfect to travel with. As the tablets contain no liquids and are therefore designated as "safe to travel" with, you can store them in your hand luggage with ease. Travel light and without hassle.

Not to mention there will be no more toothpaste goop or dried clumps in and around your sink area! But, how exactly do you use them? 

To use toothpaste tablets,

  1. Pop one toothpaste tablet in your mouth.
  2. Chew the tablet and mix with your saliva until it turns into a paste.
  3. Brush with a wet toothbrush for 2 minutes.
  4. Spit the toothpaste into the sink and let the remaining paste sit on your teeth.

The reason for the "spit but don't rinse" approach is that this keeps the fluoride on your teeth, which offers protection against decay, sensitivity, and bacterial growth.

If you would like a fluoride-free toothpaste tablet, please see your dentist first for advice on how to prevent cavities. 

If you're looking to switch out your plastic toothbrush too, a sustainable bamboo toothbrush is a hygienic and compostable alternative — just make sure to clean and care for it between use.

Brush Fresh Co. Toothpaste Tablets

Our vegan and zero-waste toothpaste tablets are ethically sourced and free from unnecessary additives. Available as both non-fluoride and fluoride variants, our tablets are great for your teeth and gums, and approved by UK dentists. 


As seen in Glamour, Brush Fresh Co. is founded and run by a group of UK-based dentists, who specialise in environmentally-friendly and sustainable dental products. From biodegradable bamboo toothbrushes to zero waste toothbrush tablets, our product range has been designed to put both your dental health and the environment first. For more information and dental care advice, head over to our blog page or get in contact with us here.

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