How do I keep my electric toothbrush dry?

By letting your toothbrush stand upright and air dry the excess moisture can drain away from the bristles and they can dry out naturally and offer less opportunity for bacteria to grow.

How do you store an electric toothbrush after use?

How to store my electric toothbrush?

  1. Rinse your toothbrush with tap water after use to remove toothpaste and debris.
  2. Don’t over brush. …
  3. Store your toothbrush in an upright position to let it air-dry.

What happens if my electric toothbrush gets wet?

Electric toothbrushes are water resistant rather than waterproof. This means that they will withstand exposure to water for long periods of time and frequently, but potentially at some point the water may get into and may damage the toothbrush, often rendering it useless.

Should I dry my toothbrush with a towel?

Though it may seem counterintuitive, you should always keep your toothbrush dry. … To properly store your toothbrush, you’ll want to shake off any excess water after you rinse it off. Then, place it vertically upright in a toothbrush holder. Never lay your toothbrush flat on your sink and leave it in this position.

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What is the most sanitary way to store toothbrush?

The best way to store toothbrushes is in an upright fashion near a window. Let the toothbrush air dry after each use. Furthermore, do not position the toothbrush near another toothbrush. If the toothbrush is close to touching another, move them far apart to prevent the spread of germs, bacteria, and so on.

Where should I place my electric toothbrush?

Let your brush heads air dry in an upright position.

  1. Avoid placing your brush in a cabinet or other closed container where air circulation is reduced. Your brush will remain moist for longer and may grow more bacteria.
  2. Store brush heads on countertops, near the sink, or on the wall in holder pockets.

Can you soak an electric toothbrush?

Make sure to disconnect the toothbrush head from the electric base before putting anything but toothpaste and warm water on your toothbrush. If your electric toothbrush is the kind that doesn’t detach from the base, just use warm water or a quick mouthwash soak, and store it in a clean, dry place.

Can I get my electric toothbrush wet?

Can I use my Oral-B electric toothbrush in the shower? Yes, all Oral-B electric toothbrushes are waterproof, so it is fine to use them in the shower. However, we don’t recommend immersing your brush in water.

Can you use an electric toothbrush in shower?

Answer: Yes, all Oral-B electric toothbrushes are waterproof, so it’s fine to use them in the shower, however, we don’t recommend immersing your brush in water and please completely dry the handle after use and before charging.

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Should I dry my electric toothbrush?

Store your brush upright position and let it air dry

By letting your toothbrush stand upright and air dry the excess moisture can drain away from the bristles and they can dry out naturally and offer less opportunity for bacteria to grow.

How long does it take your toothbrush to dry?

Letting your toothbrush sit out in the open air on the bathroom sink for thirty minutes or so will help to dry up any dampness left after brushing. Check the bristles to ensure they are dry before putting your toothbrush away.

Should you wet toothpaste before brushing?

Wetting before softens toothbrush bristles and rinses off debris. Wetting after ensures the toothpaste melts into your toothbrush so it doesn’t roll off. Not wetting your toothbrush means there aren’t extra steps between applying toothpaste and brushing.

Why does my electric toothbrush get black?

You are most likely to find gunk on the (moist) surfaces that the brush head and charger connect. The handle is usually full of bacteria from holding the toothbrush, but also from the toothpaste that gathers during brushing.

Why is the bottom of my toothbrush black?

With many bristles and grooves, mold can hind in your toothbrush at microscopic levels. However, it can also appear visible as black goop or pink slime. Many times, mold may form visibly on the bottom of your brush due to being stored in a cup. Sometimes your toothbrush will smell bad once mold has begun to form.