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In the dental practice, reducing waste can be hard when infection control protocols require some items to be disposed of immediately after use, or washed after one wear.

But we can still live more sustainably, by looking at the products we use and recommend.


Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification enables the identification of wood and paper made with materials from responsibly-managed forests. From TANDEX, the WOODI interdental brush has a handle made from FSC-certified birchwood - the box is fully recyclable too!

TANDEX has long supported environmental concerns. To find out more about this, and the WOODI, visit

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Heading in the right direction. BDJ In Pract 34, 37 (2021).

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