How Do You Clean a Toothbrush?


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To clean a toothbrush, soak the bristles in a mixture of hydrogen peroxide and water for several minutes, and then rinse it off. The hydrogen peroxide acts as a disinfectant and kills any germs on the toothbrush.

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  1. Mix hydrogen peroxide with water

    Mix 1 teaspoon of hydrogen peroxide with 1 cup of water.

  2. Let the toothbrush soak

    Place the bristle end of the toothbrush in the hydrogen peroxide and water mixture, and allow it to soak for five to seven minutes.

  3. Rinse the toothbrush bristles thoroughly

    Place the toothbrush bristles under warm water to thoroughly rinse off the hydrogen peroxide.

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