How To Take Good Care Of Your Toothbrush

teeth, health, smile, dentistToothbrushes can help keep your smile healthy as long as some basic care and use rules are followed.

Key takeaways:

– To prevent bacterial build up, replace your toothbrush every 4 months or sooner if you have been treated for conditions affecting teeth or gums

– Never share toothbrushes, not even with family members

– Try not to keep your toothbrush exposed to humidity as that breeds bacteria; store in an open-air space instead

Also, a 15-minute soak in mouthwash will help to deep-clean the brush and bristles.

If you have questions, your dentist is a great source of information on all topics related to dental care and oral health.

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