Bamboo toothbrushes are eco-friendly, unlike a plastic brush which in-evidently has more likelihood of landing up in a landfill, a bamboo toothbrust is bio-degradable.
Which means, post usage you can just plant it in your backyard garden and it will take care of itself. What sets us apart from all other Bamboo Toothbrush manufacturers is that our bristles are made with activated charcoal infusions. This makes the bristles partially bio-degradable too.
That apart, Charcoal tips keep the bristles naturally germ free.
Bamboo toothbrushes may be more likely to harbor mold than plastic ones. However, you shouldn’t let this dissuade you from trying out a more sustainable oral care routine. The good news is that the mold most commonly found on toothbrushes is not as dangerous as many think it is. Just keep up on the hygiene and cleaning tips.
For longer usage take proper care, a natural bamboo toothbrush will last as long as any plastic toothbrush. It's suggested you rinse your toothbrush after cleaning your teeth and wipe it with a dry cloth always. Storing your bamboo toothbrush upright will discourage moisture build-up. For the best results, we recommend storing your toothbrush in a container that allows for plenty of airflow. Keep in mind that your toothbrush’s wooden handle might change color naturally. This is normal, and it is not a sign that your toothbrush is growing mold.
Dentists recommend replacing your toothbrush every 2 to 3 months or when the bristles have frayed out of shape. Dont forget to sport your Naturally happy Smile after using this product.
If your toothbrush is already moldy, getting rid of it isn’t too hard so don’t worry. These are the steps for a manual toothbrush and the same steps work for a bamboo toothbrush.
If the mold is dry and has just started to show then use a dry towel or tissue and thoroughly wipe off the mould before your use.
If its moist then use the following steps to clean your brush. While it’s essential to disinfect your toothbrush periodically, strong chemical disinfectants like hydrogen peroxide aren’t necessary.
- Prep a clean area with a few sheets of kitchen roll to put down the brush after cleaning
- Make a bowl up to soak the whole brush. Make enough to submerge the whole thing. You can use: –
- A couple of tablespoons of white vinegar in water and/or couple of teaspoons of baking soda in water – You can do both of these together for a better clean
- You can also boil your toothbrush.
- Leave the toothbrush in the solution for 5 minutes.
- After soaking and cleaning, now you should thoroughly rinse the toothbrush under running water. Flick through the bristles and remove any debris.
- Dry your brush thoroughly with some tissue paper or a clean cloth and enjoy using a clean, mold-free toothbrush