How often should you change your toothbrush
1.How to keep the toothbrush clean
At any time, the toothbrush is contaminated by oral microbes when placed in the mouth. Viruses and bacteria from the mouth can survive on the surface of the toothbrush for several weeks and can cause disease. Do not think that only patients will cause infection, and ordinary, healthy oral microbes can also cause infection. Especially when your mouth is damaged, ruptured or ulcerated, bacteria and viruses will enter the body from the wound. You may not have thought about cleaning your toothbrush because you use a wet toothbrush when you brush your teeth every day. But this is not enough. It is very important to clean the toothbrush, but fortunately it is easy to do.
TIP1. Cleaning toothbrush
Rinse thoroughly with tap water before and after using the toothbrush. If you have a systemic illness or an immune dysfunction, you need to soak your toothbrush in an antibiotic mouthwash.
TIP2. Deep cleaning
There are a variety of toothbrush disinfectants on the market, and UV toothbrush sterilizers can also be used to kill microbes.
TIPS3. Proper storage
After using the toothbrush, do not put the toothbrush back into the kitchen cabinet or drawer. The toothbrush should be placed upright in a dry place (such as a shelf or cup) to dry.
2.When do you want to change your toothbrush?
Toothbrush is our daily necessities, the brush used to clean teeth. In order to ensure our teeth and health, the toothbrush is usually replaced once every two to three months. In which case must the toothbrush be replaced?
TIPS1. Wear and tear
Worn, worn bristles do not clean the teeth and gums well, so they should be replaced every 3 to 4 months, or when the toothbrush is worn.
TIPS2. After getting sick
Some people suffer from cold or upper respiratory tract infections. They are still treated by treatment. In addition to poor resistance to individuals, they may also be related to the toothbrush they use. If you don't change your toothbrush, the cold will not heal easily, or it will be easier to repeat. Therefore, the toothbrush should be placed in a ventilated and dry place. If you have a cold, it is best to soak the toothbrush with disinfectant or replace it with a new one. In addition, many toothbrushes of family members should not be placed together, but placed in multiple cylinders, which is more conducive to the prevention and control of infectious diseases.
3.How often should you change your toothbrush ?
In general, most toothbrushes are made of plastic. Only a very small number of toothbrushes are made of animal hair. Because animal hair is too expensive and expensive, it is easy to make consumables. Different toothbrushes have different service life.
Under normal circumstances, according to the frequency of eating twice a day in the morning and evening, the plastic toothbrush should be replaced within 1-2 months. The toothbrush of the animal hair should be replaced for up to one month. Because the animal hair toothbrush has more protein, it is easy to become a breeding ground for bacteria in the teeth, while the plastic toothbrush is relatively better and cleaner.
Therefore, we must remember to change the toothbrush in time to protect our teeth. After brushing the teeth, remember to rinse the toothbrush head with water to reduce the residual toothpaste on the bottom of the toothbrush. If the toothbrush in use has problems such as deformation of the brush head, curling, etc., it proves that the toothbrush is no longer suitable for brushing. It is best to replace it immediately to avoid damage to the enamel and the mouth. Of course, you should also pay attention to the maintenance of the toothbrush. As long as the toothbrush is used for a period of time, there will be a large number of bacteria growing and breeding, including Candida albicans, hemolytic streptococcus, pneumococcal and so on. These bacteria can directly invade the human digestive tract and respiratory tract through the oral cavity, which may cause enteritis and lung infection, etc., and if they enter the human blood through the oral mucosal damage, it will cause severe blood disease, so after using the toothbrush in normal times, Should try to keep the toothbrush dry, it is best to keep the toothbrush in the sun and disinfect it. The place where the toothpaste is usually put out should be ventilated and dry, otherwise it will breed bacteria and other harmful microorganisms. The update frequency of the toothbrush should be between one month and two months.
4.The magical use of used toothbrushes
Do you know the magic of used toothbrushes?
TIPS1, toothbrush can be used as eyebrow brush
If your eyebrow pencil has no brush, then we should replace it with a waste toothbrush. It is best to choose a toothbrush that is not too hard, and friends who have just tattooed eyebrows should not easily try the toothbrush method to avoid allergies.
TIPS2, toothbrush can peel the lips
We often have dead skin in our body. Although we can use the exfoliating scrub, but the dead skin of the lip is not good to use these scrubs, we use some essential oil, olive oil or something in the lip, then circle Going to paint will solve your dead skin.
TIPS3, toothbrush can whiten the hand (elbow)
We mix natural lemon juice, small sue and warm water, then use a used toothbrush, gently brush the tanned skin, and dark dead skin parts, can become very white.
TIPS4, toothbrush can remove nail dirt
We don't have a special tool for brushing nails. We can use a toothbrush to achieve the effect of cleaning direct dirt. It can be used with essential oils to solve the dead skin around the nails.
TIPS5, toothbrush can create magic nail polish
I want to change the monotonous and dull feeling of nail polish, but I don’t want to go to the nail shop. If we want to create different colors, let’s try the toothbrush, carefully use the cardboard, then gently touch the nails. In a few times, you can make your nails successful.
TIPS6, toothbrush can urgently handle "fly legs"
When we draw eyelashes, it is easy to cause problems with the legs of the fly. We can use a toothbrush to brush, so that our eyelashes are not burdened, so that our eyes are more fascinating.
TIPS7, toothbrush can create a fluffy natural hairstyle
If you want to make your hair look better and more natural, then use a toothbrush. Brush it to make your hair look fluffy.
TIPS8, toothbrush can dredge the hair dryer
The vents of the hair dryer have a lot of dirt and hair. We use a toothbrush to clean it and it can be solved.
TIPS9, toothbrush can DIY hair dye
Buy hair dyes to dye hair, we can also use a toothbrush, especially when highlighting, using a toothbrush can save hair cream and save time.