1. Your name, title, and age? What do you do (or did you do) for a living?
Bruno Sharp, 51 years old. I am a dentist specialist in prosthodontics. I practice dentistry and am passionate about my profession. I also am a owner/partner in a dental product company – Dr. Sharp Natural Oral Care
2. Who was the person that inspired you as a child to eat healthy and stay fit? What was their relationship to you?
My father. He was a well know dentist in Brazil and very successful in his career. I became a dentist because of him because I grew up watching his passion for his career. I am the 4th generation of dentist in my family. My great grandfather, my grand father and my father were dentists. My father was my mentor as he showed me the love for the profession and the care and dedication to his patients. He always used to say “whatever you chose to do, enjoy and do with passion”. In addition my father believed that health starts in the mouth, everything you eat, drink and your workout lifestyle affects positively a healthy teeth and smile.
3. What did they do to inspire you?
Worked with passion, live with happiness and always taking good care of your health.
4. How did their lesson change your life?
I followed my father’s path becoming a successful dentist and made a dream come true by creating a line of natural oral care products that has my family name Dr. Sharp Natural Oral Care company. Mostly important created a line of toothpaste, mouthwash and dental tape that are made with natural ingredients and free of fluoride, SLS, parabens and alcohol, that I truly believe contributes to better oral health of my patients and all consumers that became loyal customers. Also, the line is sustainable and environmentally friendly.
5. Do you convey their message to kids in your life presently?
Yes, I pass my learning experience and inspiration to my son as I father did with me. I also help support charities for children in need such as Amigos del Nino con Cancer and Friends of the Orphan. I also created a natural Wild Berry Kids toothpaste specially for children for a better oral health.
6. What would be your main message to children today to lead healthy lifestyles?
Be more conscious and help protect the environment. Learn to sustain and support nature, use more natural resources. Eat healthy, practice sports and exercise. Also love what you chose to do in life.
7. Do you have a web site you would like to promote….web address only?