Have you ever noticed your toothbrush? How long has your toothbrush been in use?
Toothbrush is an important tool to protect oral health, but many people do not pay enough attention to the protection and use time of toothbrush. Sometimes, most of the brush hair has fallen down and fallen off, but it is still in use, which is very easy to cause damage to the oral cavity. Therefore, we should also have a certain knowledge of toothbrush hygiene, in order to return a healthy oral environment.
After each use of toothbrush should be rinsed clean, and water as far as possible, the toothbrush head upward in the mouthwash cup, but also pay attention to the ventilation and sunlight away from the toilet and toilet, so that it is dry and sunlight sterilization.
It can alternately use 2 to 3 toothbrushes to prolong the drying time of toothbrushes. This is especially important for people with gingivitis and periodontitis. Rotation can also maintain the elasticity of toothbrush bristles.
At present, toothbrushes sold on the market, using 2 to 3 months, the bristles of toothbrushes bend. Curved toothbrush bristles are not only difficult to clean the food residues in the crevices, but also can scratch the gums. In addition, it is easy to retain bacteria in the toothbrush head when it is used for too long. Therefore, it is generally recommended to replace the toothbrush every 2 to 3 months. However, those who brush their teeth three times a day or those who like to brush their teeth with warm water should change their toothbrushes once a month.
If you have a cold or other infectious diseases, it is better to replace a new toothbrush when you are well. Before using a new toothbrush, it should be scalded in hot water, which can soften the brush and sterilize it.
In addition, family members do not put toothbrushes together, but Multi-dental cylinders, which is more conducive to the prevention and control of infectious diseases.