Stop cavities and gum disease before they spread with a 5-minute at-home test.

Send us your saliva to understand your risk for cavities and gum disease, and receive a treatment plan made for you. Reviewed and approved by dentists.

bright-smile
Section Break Line

How we do it

Cavities and gum disease are caused by a build-up of harmful bacteria in your mouth. We analyze your saliva to detect them before they cause damage - then get you treatments to prevent them.

Magnifying glass bacteria on toothOur science>
Section Break Line

We're making oral care convenient, painless, and affordable

health icon on smartphone screen

Get your oral health check up at home

Receive your oral health check up with personalized recommendations and treatments, on your schedule, all from home

clean tooth on shield icon

Avoid painful procedures

Catch disease causing bacteria before they damage your mouth to avoid repeat dental visits and painful procedures

Science beaker molecule and text icon

Results based on science you can trust

Our test and recommendations are backed by decades of research so you can have confidence in your results

Section Break Line

How it works

Order your test
Computer screen icon
Request your test online.
Send in your saliva
Saliva test tube icon
Provide a saliva sample from home and complete a short survey .
Review your results
dentist with tooth and wearing mask
Access your results and action plan online, any time. Our network of oral care specialists will answer any questions you have.
Get your treatments
Toothbrush and toothpaste icon
Receive personalized lifestyle, hygiene, and product recommendations to get you on track for better oral health

What you'll get

Section Break Line
Oral Microbiome Collection Kit and Box

Your Bristle kit

In your Bristle test kit, you’ll find a saliva collection tube, a pre-addressed mailing envelope, and easy to follow instructions.

Scratch-n-sniff stickers in the box will help your mouth water.

"With my busy work schedule it is hard to find time for a check-up during the day. Bristle was fast and easy."
Megan M., San Diego
Bristle at-home cavity and gum disease risk report snapshot

Your oral health report


We measure the levels of cavity and gum disease causing bacteria in your saliva to determine your risk. A dentist will review and approve your test results and action plan.

View sample reports
Bristle at-home oral health report action plan and next steps screenshot

Your personalized action plan (beyond "brush and floss more")

Your results come with a personalized action plan of next steps and treatment recommendations proven to improve your oral health.

We make it easy to share with your dentists, so you can work together to optimize your hygiene plan.

Section Break Line

Pricing

Oral Health Test - $119

  • Report for risk of cavities and gum disease
  • Personalized action plan
  • Free shipping on medications and supplements
Join Waitlist

Two tests for $99/ea

  • Report for risk of cavities and gum disease
  • Personalized action plan
  • Free shipping on medications and supplements
  • Ongoing access to your Bristle dentist
  • Discounted treatments and services
Add to cart

Ready to get started?

Join Waitlist

Check out our blog for the latest oral health tips

Despite the prevalence of oral disease, the general advice we receive is limited to brush and floss more. Here are 4 easy and lesser-known ways to improve your oral healthHygiene Tips and Recommendations

4 Easy ways to improve your oral health at home

Despite the prevalence of oral disease, the general advice we receive is limited to brush and floss more. Here are 4 easy and lesser-known ways to improve your oral health
Read More
We often tend to think of our teeth in mechanical terms, like a car, but our mouths are more like a coral reefOral Microbiome

What is your oral microbiome?

We often tend to think of our teeth in mechanical terms, like a car, but our mouths are more like a coral reef
Read More
Why does mouthwash burn? What is the best mouthwash to use?Hygiene Tips and Recommendations

Why does mouthwash burn?

Why does mouthwash burn? What is the best mouthwash to use?
Read More

Join our community!

Fields marked with an asterisk (*) are required.

Want helpful tips and research digests delivered directly to your inbox? Sign up here.

Thank you! Your submission has been received!
Oops! Something went wrong while submitting the form.