Did you know that our flagship toothbrush to clean the germs and bacteria can actually be a hotbed of germs and cause pain.
To prevent germs, always keep your toothbrush at a distance from the toilet. “When we press the flush on the toilet, the water vapor will be attached to various surfaces in the toilet, including the toothbrush,” said Charles Gerba, a microbiologist.
That’s why you should keep your toothbrush at a little distance from the closet or an enclosed place. In addition, you should brush your teeth with a toothbrush is not adjacent to property of others in order to prevent contamination.
Each brush can contain 10 million microbes, including bacteria that cause gum disease and a hole in the tooth. Microbes can survive up to one day a toothbrush.
“A toothbrush is an ideal place for a variety of germs and bacteria because they contain water and also food bacteria. Brush your teeth is also the entrance to the human body,” said Dr.Tom Glass, an expert in oral pathology from the University of Oklahoma.
Always clean your toothbrush after use and avoid store it in a small, moist and covered.
To prevent infection, you should replace with a new toothbrush after you recover from influenza disease. If you suffer from immune system, it is advisable to rinse with mouthwash before you brush your teeth.
Another way to reduce bacteria on the toothbrush pile is immersion in a liquid antibacterial mouthwash. Experts also advise not to do with a toothbrush sterilizer put it in the microwave or dishwasher as it will damage the plastic.