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Toothbrush When to toss: Every 3 - 4 months Your toothbrush is a magnet for bacteria – not a pleasant thought about something that’s supposed to clean your teeth! Bacteria on toothbrushes can come from toilet spray (if you flush with the lid open), splashes from the sink while washing hands, and your own mouth, which can contain 100 to 200 species of oral bacteria. Replace your toothbrush every three to four months, or “sooner if the bristles become frayed with use,” according to the American Dental Association.
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