2 to 6 December 2024 | Perth, WA
Startup West | 22:23

Ingrid Rodriguez – Eikonic

Charlie talks with Eikonic's Founder, Ingrid Rodriguez, about the dental hygiene product designed to help a billion mouths over 10 years.

  • Eikonic designed a technology paste to support the rebuilding of tooth structure and a gum issue repair solution.
    • Scientifically proven, multi-functional and formulated by Ingrid, who was an ex-dental practitioner.
  • Designed as a social mission to restore oral health which focuses on treatment and prevention for people, the planet and prosperity. 
  • “Oral health is a basic human right. Every man, woman and child on the planet, should have access to products and services that help prevent oral diseases.” – Ingrid Rodriguez, CEO.
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Ingrid Rodriguez, founder of Eikonic, was born in Chile and grew up in Perth, where she studied oral hygiene and saw a gap in the market to develop a revolutionary product assisting over 3 million people suffering from oral disease.

Did you know there is 2.4 billion tooth decay cases in adult teeth, over 780 million with severe gum disease and a large amount of oral thrush globally?

“Do whatever it takes to be you own best friend. That was another great piece of advice, and a quote that I’ve taken with me and my journey. Sometimes as a sole founder it can be very lonely…” Ingrid Rodriguez

For more: https://www.eikonic.org/ 
Startup West is recorded at Riff studios in beautiful downtown Perth, Western Australia; produced by Startup News, edited by Carmen Yee Kai Wen and brought to you thanks to support from the New Industries Fund, Spacecubed, Curtin University, RSM, the City of Perth and Dinner Twist.

Startup West acknowledges the Whadjuk Nyoongar people, traditional owners of the lands and waters of Perth, where this podcast was recorded, and we pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging.

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