How to clean an electric toothbrush

Monday, March 10th, 2008

We’re not proud here at the MyBathroomFinder blog – we deal with every kind of bathroom question, big or small.

So when we spotted top tips for the thorough cleaning of electric toothbrushes in The Times, we couldn’t help but pass them on:

On the tricky problem of toothbrush decay

After cleaning your teeth, rinse the brush thoroughly under running water with the handle switched on. Switch off and remove the head. Clean both parts separately by running water down the head shaft, behind the bristles and over the handle (the battery is sealed, so it’s fine to rinse under the tap, just don’t immerse in water). Not only will this keep everything clean, it will also stop toothpaste building up. Read on for more tips…

Or, alternatively, if it’s that far gone you could just buy a new one…

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