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Germs and bacteria can be a real danger to your smile. Dentists recommend that you change your toothbrush every three months. Studies show that after three months of normal wear and tear toothbrushes are much less effective at removing plaque from teeth and gums.
Colgate offers a complete line of toothbrushes, each designed to meet your specific oral care needs. As unique as each brush is, you can count on all of them to help remove dangerous plaque from teeth and gums. Improve the effectiveness of your brush and lower the chance of carrying harmful germs and bacteria by following the care tips outlined below.
Toothbrushes can harbour germs and bacteria. To keep your toothbrush and yourself healthy:
You should replace your toothbrush when it the bristles begin to show wear, or every three months, whichever comes first. A worn toothbrush can damage gum tissue. Replace your toothbrush every three months or when it becomes worn.
Brush at least twice a day with fluoride toothpaste.