Why Are Bamboo Toothbrushes Expensive?

Many people looking to make the switch from plastic to bamboo toothbrushes baulk at the sight of the price of their new swap.

They often find themselves asking: “Why Are Bamboo Toothbrushes Expensive?!”

Bamboo toothbrushes are a little bit more expensive than plastic brushes and here’s some reasons why.


Bamboo toothbrushes are usually expensive because there’s not as many manufacturers making them compared to plastic toothbrushes. Without large scale production, all other costs naturally increase.

Whilst this is the most obvious answer, there’s actually a whole host of other reasons as to why high quality bamboo toothbrushes are expensive.

Take a look at this infographic to understand the breakdown of costs:


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