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Is Your Toothbrush Contaminated?
Have you ever wondered what happens to the nasty "bugs" that you brush
off of your teeth? The truth may surprise you. Many of the bacteria, fungi, and
viruses actually remain on your toothbrush! So the next time you use a
contaminated toothbrush, remember that the infectious microorganisms remaining
on the brush can reinfect your mouth and teeth again! Some of the microorganisms
can even spread to the rest of your body.
SOME OF THE MICROORGANISMS REMAINING ON TOOTHBRUSHES: