Maintenance of the toothbrush

Maintenance of the toothbrush

Toothbrush must be maintained . Because they can be carriers of many germs and diseases trigger or prolong. The best care does not alter the fact that toothbrushes at the latest after 2 months in the garbage belong. Since quality toothbrushes but no items are cheap, you can understand that the separation difficult.
Sometimes, however, at the expense of health.
One for All
Driven by the economy, many German citizens believes still that a toothbrush for the whole family was sufficient. This is true but not for many reasons. Today, we know, for example, that dental caries by the parents of the children can be transferred. And also by the common use of the toothbrush.
The life of a toothbrush can not thereby be extended, that the brush once per week in a pot from cooking. There are a plethora of other methods, which all reached the same result. These toothbrushes more harm than good. Unfortunately, such methods seem more in vogue again to come.
Because the sales figures of the manufacturers are declining. That, however, 90% of all German citizens caries.
That''s why a couple Store here, how they can maintain reasonable toothbrush.
Bacteria on the toothbrush
After use the brush should be thoroughly cleaned to make it as far as possible by adhering germs such as bacteria, fungi and viruses to liberate. This prevents a Net Assembly before. An insecure method of disinfection is the storing of water brush with the head upwards in Dental plaster mug. While hopes obtained by drying the bacteria, a sterility to achieve, but studies show that this is not so.
In the water remains between the bristles germs can survive for 24 hours and even multiply. Healthy people, the bacteria on the toothbrush probably will not, with hygiene has nothing to do.
Since this is a pharmacist preparation is, please read the leaflet of the manufacturer.
Toothbrushes are consumables and are subject to mechanical wear. Clinical studies show clearly that 3monatigem regular cleaning after the cleaning effect of significantly weakening. Experts recommend at least every 2 months a new toothbrush to use. Ideal would be a change every 14 days.
After acute illnesses in the mouth area (such as gum infections, influenza, herpes, etc.) is an immediate change is urgently needed. Some believe it is sufficient, the only Toothbrush thoroughly disinfected.
Since the first signs of wear with the naked eye can hardly be seen, for example, offers The Oral-Fa a course bristles at indicator, which according to the usage one color displays.
That this measure are not enough unfortunately, shows a statistical survey. Thus changes the average citizen only 1.6 times the toothbrush. 6 times per year would be the absolute minimum.
Conclusion
The toothbrush is not the Germans'' favorite child.
In comparison to the U.S. or Switzerland, we are still one of the top positions in relation to the caries more frequently.
But caries prevention starts with the plasters on. And here you can of course only an intact toothbrush desired effect.
When did you last actually change your toothbrush? Reckon you''re after, tomorrow when you brush your teeth.