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Keeping a clean and healthy toothbrush

Keeping your toothbrush clean can help to keep you from getting sick. You can do a few small things to help keep your toothbrush clean and help to keep yourself healthy. Many people keep their toothbrushes in containers or in a cabinet, but in reality keeping your toothbrush closed in a container helps to breed bacteria on your toothbrush. If you want to keep your toothbrush in a closed container then you should make sure that it is completely dry before storing.

Something that we never think about is washing our hands before we handle our toothbrush. Make sure to take a few second to wash your hands thoroughly before picking up your toothbrush, and then rinse off your toothbrush before you put toothpaste on.
Be sure to replace your toothbrush often and especially when necessary. According to the American Dental Association (ADA) you should replace your toothbrush every 3 to 4 months. Whenever you get sick you should replace that toothbrush right away when you get better so the bacteria doesn't stick around.

Keeping a healthy toothbrush keeps you healthy too!

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