Do You just got up from bed in your sleepy eyes, go straight to the washroom, grab a toothbrush and just start brushing with your eyes closed?

Sounds familiar? Then this article is for You, If you are single and have the luxury of your very own bathroom then its fine, but if you are married and doesn’t mind sharing a toothbrush with your husband/wife then please stop doing that immediately!

Ya, We know the plea! If I can kiss a person, then why can’t I share his/her toothbrush?

No, You can’t! Because You are gifting bacteria to your most significant person on this earth and Love Gods won’t be happy with you if you would do that!

Researches show that One in every ten people have shared a toothbrush, and the shared toothbrush can give you more than you can ever imagine, like Hepatitis, periodontal diseases, E-coli infections, HIV and many more communicable diseases. These all can spread by just sharing a toothbrush. So you better stop doing that. Sometimes you catch cold whenever your partner has that and even the cold-blisters! That is due to the fast and furious services of living bacteria on your shared toothbrush!

What Should Be Done?

  • Don’t Swap Your Toothbrushes

  • If accidentally done, then use some strong mouthwash to rinse your mouth

  • Try to Use Hot water to rinse and sterilize your toothbrush

  • Use Toothbrush cap or case to keep it

  • Soft-Bristled Toothbrush are the best for better and harmless cleaning

  • Change your toothbrush every 3 months or after any kind of illness

  • To avoid the accidental Swapping, Use different coloured and shaped toothbrushes.

So, Next time, Don’t share your partner’s toothbrush, Just stand there together and brush for good two minutes, You will enjoy it this way better! For Instantly clean and clear Mouth, Book an Appointment Now for scaling,cleaning and whitening treatment services at 

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Dr Ankit Gaur
Dr Ankit Gaur
Dr Ankit Gaur is a Dentist having an experience of over 13 years.

He practices in Gaur Dental Clinic in Mayur Vihar Phase 1 New Delhi
He is also a Senior Panelist in MAX Health Care Dental Patparganj New Delhi

He is an expert in the following services
Application of Dental Braces for Children
Root Canal Treatment
Dental Fillings,
Complete/Partial Dentures Fixing,
Teeth Scaling and Polishing,
Impaction / Impacted Tooth Extraction and Gum Disease Treatment
Accidental Dental Surgery.

Dr Gaur is also a member of Indian Dental Association and Indian Orthodontic Society.