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Plackers rolls out limited-edition apple cinnamon flossers

Plackers rolls out limited-edition apple cinnamon flossers

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Plackers is celebrating fall and expanding its popular dental floss line with limited-edition Apple Cinnamon flavored dental flossers. The new flossers are now available on Plackers.com for $2.00 per 60-count pack. “Our flossers continue to be a fan favorite, and as the No. 1 flosser brand in the U.S., we are always

WooBamboo offers natural alternatives in oral care

WooBamboo offers natural alternatives in oral care

CAPE CORAL, Fla. — Ranked by SPINS as the United States’ No. 1 fastest growing natural toothbrush brand (now in over 15,000 stores worldwide), WooBamboo’s “eco-awesome” oral care products were designed to inspire the world and empower eco-minded consumers. With a full line of bamboo toothbrushes for adults, kids, and pets, along with biodegradable floss

Crest Gum Detoxify toothpaste reaches below gum line

Crest Gum Detoxify toothpaste reaches below gum line

CINCINNATI — Crest has expanded its oral care product lineup with Gum Detoxify, a new toothpaste that’s specially formulated to improve gum health. The Procter & Gamble Co. brand said Wednesday that Crest Gum Detoxify reaches below the gum line to neutralize harmful plaque bacteria and help prevent gingivitis, resulting in clinically proven healthier gums. Gum

CVS, ADA launch three-year oral health initiative

CVS, ADA launch three-year oral health initiative

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Pharmacy and the American Dental Association have announced a three-year initiative that gives the ADA a continuous in-store and digital presence to help put millions of dental patients on a path to better overall health. A core component of the initiative is to give premium placement and promotion to dental care

Hello Sensitivity Relief toothpaste rolls out to stores

Hello Sensitivity Relief toothpaste rolls out to stores

MONTCLAIR, N.J. — Hello Products has extended its “naturally friendly” oral care lineup with Hello Sensitivity Relief Fluoride Toothpaste with Coconut Oil. Hello Sensitivity Relief alleviates tooth pain from sensitivity and gently whitens teeth, the company said. The toothpaste is formulated with soothing aloe vera, moisturizing coconut oil and other natural ingredients to help prevent

SmartMouth launches Dry Mouth Formula Oral Rinse

SmartMouth launches Dry Mouth Formula Oral Rinse

ST. LOUIS — Triumph Pharmaceuticals Inc. has added the new Dry Mouth Formula Oral Rinse to its SmartMouth oral care line. Featuring Moisture-Lock Technology, SmartMouth Dry Mouth Formula Oral Rinse stops dry mouth while also providing fresh breath all day, according to Triumph. Bad breath, or halitosis, starts when naturally occurring germs in the mouth

Ranir buys store-brand oral care company BrushPoint

Ranir buys store-brand oral care company BrushPoint

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Oral care manufacturer Ranir LLC has acquired BrushPoint, a Toronto-based maker of store-brand manual and power toothbrushes. Financial terms of the agreement weren’t disclosed. Ranir makes oral care products under store brands and the Plackers and Rembrandt brands. The company said Tuesday that the addition of BrushPoint will boost its store-brand

McKeon unveils LunaGuard for teeth grinders

McKeon unveils LunaGuard for teeth grinders

WARREN, Mich. — McKeon Products Inc. has expanded into oral care with the introduction of the LunaGuard, an over-the-counter solution for nighttime teeth grinding, or bruxism. McKeon, the maker of Mack’s ear plugs and the Airmax breathing improvement device, said LunaGuard provides improved protection against teeth grinding as well as more comfort in use at

The Natural Dentist promotes rinse as aid for cancer patients

The Natural Dentist promotes rinse as aid for cancer patients

MADISON, N.J. — Revive Personal Products Co. is launching a campaign to build awareness of the oral side effects of cancer treatments and position The Natural Dentist Healthy Gums anti-gingivitis rinse as a remedy. The Wall-to-Wall cancer campaign, announced last week, will generate media coverage that presents The Natural Dentist Healthy Gums as a therapeutic

Hello rolls out Naturally Friendly Toothpaste to stores

Hello rolls out Naturally Friendly Toothpaste to stores

MONTCLAIR, N.J. — Hello Products is launching its Hello Naturally Friendly toothpastes at pharmacy chains and other retailers nationwide. The oral care brand said the new offerings include fluoride-free and SLS-free toothpastes for children and adults, along with an extra-whitening pure mint peroxide-free toothpaste with fluoride. In addition, Hello has updated its kids and adult

Prestige Brands to acquire DenTek

Prestige Brands to acquire DenTek

TARRYTOWN, N.Y. — Prestige Brands Holdings Inc. has agreed to acquire DenTek Oral Care Inc. from investment firm TSG Consumer Partners LLC for $225 million in cash. Prestige Brands said Monday that it expects the transaction to close during the first half of 2016, pending customary closing conditions and regulatory approvals. DenTek manufactures a wide

DenTek launches e-commerce website

DenTek launches e-commerce website

MARYVILLE, Tenn. — DenTek has gone live with a new branded website featuring full e-commerce capabilities. The oral care brand said Monday that DenTek.com now provides oral care product information and tips plus the ability for consumers to buy items directly through the site. The website sells DenTek’s full line of products, including floss picks,

Brush Buddies rolls out Soniclean Pro One

Brush Buddies rolls out Soniclean Pro One

FONTANA, Calif. — A new sonic toothbrush from Brush Buddies brings consumers a “fresh-out-of-the-dentist clean feeling at drug store prices,” the company said. Brush Buddies on Tuesday unveiled the Soniclean Pro One, a power toothbrush featuring sonic technology that offers 30,000 vibrations per minute and a deeper cleaning than a regular brush, according to the