- 1 How can I decorate my toothbrush?
- 2 Is it bad to cover your toothbrush?
- 3 How do you pack a toothbrush for travel?
- 4 Where are you supposed to keep your toothbrush?
- 5 What else can I use a toothbrush holder for?
- 6 Should I throw my toothbrush away after being sick?
- 7 Can you keep your toothbrush in your bedroom?
- 8 Why you shouldn’t leave your toothbrush in the bathroom?
How can I decorate my toothbrush?
Here are a couple of fun ways your kids can decorate their toothbrushes so they can have fun while brushing their teeth.
- Your child can use stickers and markers to decorate the toothbrush to reflect their interests and personality.
- Your child can use sparkles, glue, or felt to decorate the base of the toothbrush.
Is it bad to cover your toothbrush?
Sterilizing or disinfecting, on the other hand, does eliminate all bacteria on your brush. And while a toothbrush cover may help protect your toothbrush from outside germs, it traps in moisture, leading to bacteria growth and not the good kind, according to the ADA. So — remove and throw away those covers.
How do you pack a toothbrush for travel?
Storage to Avoid Avoid storing your toothbrush in a plastic ziploc bag, even while traveling. There should be at least some ventilation given, especially if the toothbrush is packed up while it is still damp. The warm and enclosed area will take longer to dry, giving bacteria a greater chance to grow.
Where are you supposed to keep your toothbrush?
The most sanitary way to store your toothbrush is to keep the toothbrush in a clean holder where airflow can dry the toothbrush. Yet, it won’t be contaminated by bathroom germs.
What else can I use a toothbrush holder for?
In The Office: Use a toothbrush holder to keep oft- used pens within easy reach on the desk. The holes for brushes are the perfect size and shape for pencils, and even larger several markers for creative types. Fleet Objects shows off a multi- use piece from their Pools Ceramics line.
Should I throw my toothbrush away after being sick?
Q: Should You Throw Away Your Toothbrush After Being Sick? A: Yes. The bacteria that live on a toothbrush after you use it are considered anaerobic — meaning that they will die in the presence of oxygen. So, in general, if you let your toothbrush air dry, it will take care of most bacteria.
Can you keep your toothbrush in your bedroom?
Where to Store Your Toothbrush. Probably the best place to store your toothbrush is on a shelf in your bedroom, or, if you store it in the bathroom, in a far corner, safely away from the toilet and the sink. You might also store it in a large closet where it is cool and dry.
Why you shouldn’t leave your toothbrush in the bathroom?
“As you flush the toilet it, you expose your toothbrush to germs from the fecal matter.” MythBusters found toothbrushes sitting outside a bathroom can be speckled with fecal matter, too. In fact, toothbrushes right out of the box can harbor bacteria because they aren’t sold in sterile packaging.