Your toothbrush is great for removing bacteria but when you rinse it off, does it all go away?
The answer is no. Some bacteria can still be left on the brush and it’s for this reason your toothbrush needs to be replaced several times a year. It is suggested that your replace your toothbrush every three months.
Maybe you don’t keep track of time well. An indicator that it’s time to replace your toothbrush is when the bristles become fanned out. At that point it is not cleaning your teeth properly.
Jeffery Sulitzer, DMD, chief clinical officer at SmileDirectClub says, “The best way to have your toothbrush last as long as possible is to keep it clean and dry,” he said. Try any one of these methods to sanitize it:
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