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Top 6 Tips to maintain a clean Toothbrush

Top 6 Tips to maintain a clean Toothbrush

The following are simple toothbrush storage tips to keep your brush as germ-free as possible:

– Replace your toothbrush at least every 3-4 months or when the bristles are frayed.

– Keep it rinsed: Wash your toothbrush thoroughly with tap water every time you use it.

– Rinsing your mouth with an antibacterial mouthwash before you brush can also help eliminate bacteria before they can get onto your brush.

– Always replace your toothbrush after you have suffered from a bacterial infection as there may be a chance of you getting re-infected.

– Keep the toothbrush dry: “Bacteria love a moist environment” experts warn, make sure your brush has a chance to dry thoroughly between brushings. Avoid using toothbrush covers, which can create a moist enclosed breeding ground for bacteria.

– Store your toothbrush away from other brushes. Airborne bacteria can transfer between toothbrushes stored near each other in warm, moist environments like the bathroom.

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