tips for keeping your toothbrush clean

Tips For Keeping Your Toothbrush Clean

When used and stored correctly, toothbrushes can help keep your teeth and mouth free of disease. Learn how to keep your toothbrush clean with these easy-to-follow tips.

Key takeaways:

– Rinse your toothbrush after using it to keep it clean from food leftovers and bacteria.

– Make sure you air your toothbrush when not in use; bacteria like cabinets and other enclosed spaces.

– Keep toothbrushes separate from each other, ensuring the bristles don’t touch.

Good dental hygiene practices like these will help reduce the trips to the dentist to the bare minimum.

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Matthew Houlton BDS(Sheffield) MFGDP(UK)

I’m Matthew Houlton, principal dentist and practice owner of Manor House Dental Practice.

Qualified from Sheffield dental hospital in 1993.

Post graduate training with Paul Tipton (Specialist Prosthodontist) from 2005-2007.

Diploma for Membership of the Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) 2007.

Special interest in Orthodontics.

Yorkshire Deanary Fixed Appliance Training Scheme 2002-2004.

I have worked at York Hospital’s orthodontic department one session a week since 2009.

Member of the British Society of Occlusal Studies (the study of temporomandibular disorder).

I have two children, who keep me busy when I am not at the practice. I take a keen interest in and teach Aikido, a martial art, to keep a healthy mind and body.