Forgetting to Sanitize Your Toothbrush Could Lead to Oral Health Problems

Posted on 1/20/2018 by Arizona Heights Dentistry
Sanitize Your Toothbrush Arizona Heights Dentistry AZ 85086
Sanitizing your toothbrush is usually something that not many people think about. You brush your teeth and you go about your day or night.

You do not think about the host of germs that might be sitting on the bristles of the brush. These germs are collecting throughout the nights and days that the brush is sitting there unused.

Here are some quick tips on why it is important to think about the cleanliness of your toothbrush.

Caring For Your Toothbrush for Better Oral Health

Sanitizing your toothbrush is highly recommended. Not only that, but also being able to store the toothbrush in a cabinet or cupboard when it is not in use is also recommended because of the bacteria that might be floating around the bathroom.

Toothbrushes should never be stored within an airtight container, since this can actually lead to growth happening on the bristles of the brush, which in turn, will make the person sick.

In addition to these rules, it is recommended that a person replace their toothbrush entirely within 2 to 3 months of using it. This is to ensure that they do not worry about further bacteria that might be harmful in the mouth.

When it comes to better oral health, you should always make sure that you are ready to go when the time comes and that means having better overall oral health and wellness with a cleaner, healthier toothbrush in the end. Don't be caught without one.

Please feel free to speak with us if you have more questions regarding the health of your mouth and the many tips and tricks for keeping your oral health habits the best they can be. We would be more than happy to help with everything you need help with.

If you have any questions or would like to schedule an appointment, please call us at (623) 551-3511 today.

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