Toothbrushes are the most forgotten household things most people don’t know that they expire.
If at all you stay with a toothbrush for more than three months, then you are very wrong. You are supposed to use your toothbrush for three months and beyond there it can be termed as an expired one.
Here are some of the important reasons why you need to change your toothbrush after every three months.
An effective toothbrush is supposed to remove all the dirt and germs from your teeth and a brush used for more than three months can not do that. It needs to be changed after using it for three months for it to be effective.
To avoid dental problems
While brushing your teeth, your toothbrush comes in contact with food particles and saliva. The contaminated toothbrush becomes a source of infection. These can lead to diseases which can lead to dental problems and disorders.
Free from bacteria
Old and worn out toothbrushes can carry harmful bacteria which are very dangerous to you teeth. After three months of use you, need to change your toothbrush for you to be on the safer side of contacting bacteria.
A worn out brush can easily cause damage to the gums making them to bleed. To avoid this, you need to change your toothbrush immediately after three months.
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