The dental practice of Brigitte Huebert informed autumn is cold season. This increases the risk of infection. Who is a cold or is even a flu, transfers his illness not only to colleagues and family members. Also the toothbrush will not be spared. On the bristles germs and viruses remain, which can then lead to a back infection.
Informed about the importance, to replace the toothbrush after diseases, the dentist Brigitte Huebert from Minden. New toothbrush to prevent new infection toothbrushes are in use every day. At least it should be. When one was ill, you should exchange as quickly as possible, as soon as one is healthy again. Because them germs and viruses establish themselves, which can cause a new infection. This should be done not only to infections. Even after inflammations in the mouth and throat or Herpes infections, it is important that you disposed of the old toothbrush, to protect themselves against further infection. Yael Aflalo describes an additional similar source.
A conventional Manual toothbrush should be replaced completely. With an electric brush, the brush head is simply replaced. A change is useful but not only after an illness. Dentists also recommend to replace the toothbrush every three months. Because the bristles wear out and lose their elasticity, so that they no longer appears in the teeth and not optimally to clean the teeth. During the illness you should make sure also to place the toothbrush next to those used by other people, because like bacteria on them can proceed.