Bao Tea, a new oral care company based in the United States, has launched the first-ever All-in-One Toothbrush and Tongue Cleaner, the only oral hygiene tool of its kind on the market.
After witnessing an increasing trend focused more on white teeth than a healthy mouth, Dr Bao-Thy Grant, a United States-based, board-certified oral and maxillofacial surgeon, founded the company to deliver easy-to-use products that intuitively remind users daily that oral health matters.
The BPA-free All-in-One Toothbrush and Tongue Cleaner is a toothbrush with ultra-soft nylon bristles on one end with the four-tiered tongue cleaner on the other. To attack bad breath and odour-causing bacteria at the source, the tongue cleaner is designed to brush and scrape debris present on the two surfaces of the tongue.
Designed to avoid unnecessary bacteria, Bao Tea also launched a hygienic holder, the Universal Manual Toothbrush Holder, to protect, secure, and elevate any manual toothbrush by using the holder’s suction-grip cups to allow the toothbrush to hang on a mirror, in a drawer, a medicine cabinet, or the shower while at home or traveling.
“Because research links a healthy mouth with our overall health, my mission is to help people stop undervaluing their oral hygiene and realise it is a key part of our general health and well-being,” said Dr Grant. “The tongue is an integral but often overlooked part of oral care and your health. I am passionate about helping people change their daily routine by adding a tongue cleaner to everyday brushing.”
The All-in-One Toothbrush and Tongue Cleaner (US$14.95) and Universal Manual Toothbrush Holder (US$8.95) are available at the Bao Tea website and on Amazon.
The Bao Tea All-in-One Toothbrush and Tongue Cleaner has been recognised with an ADA Seal of Acceptance. The ADA Council on Scientific Affairs’ Acceptance of the Bao Tea All-in-One Toothbrush and Tongue Cleaner is based on its finding that the product is safe and has shown efficacy in removing plaque and helping to prevent and reduce gingivitis, when used as directed.