Your Old Toothbrush May Have Life


How often do you replace your toothbrush? How many toothbrushes you must have thrown away to date, any idea? We are always advised to change our toothbrushes every three months, so if we calculate if a person is in their 30s, around 120 toothbrushes must have shown the way to the bin. Ever wondered, once people discard toothbrushes what happens to the big pile of plastic?


Here we are with the potential uses once your toothbrush is done with the primary task of cleaning your pearly whites. Trust us, they are super-creative!


Let's see how can you take care of the environment with these hacks -


Free your nails from dirt

Removing the stubborn dirt beneath our nails is tedious and difficult. But that can be easily done with the help of a toothbrush in seconds.


Watch your "ride"

Don't have the tool kit while you are on a bicycle ride? Need something to clean the chain of the bicycle! Well, those little places are tough to get through, but toothbrush has our back. 


Bathroom scrubbers

Some toothbrushes have the destiny of not leaving the bathrooms and will end up scrubbing the corner of the tiles or those hard cracks and crannies


And the list goes on. Cleaning your fish tank, cleaning your pet's nails and paws, exfoliation of chapped lips, picking your highlights with the help of a toothbrush, or cleaning your laptop's keyboard - the utility list is endless.


Changing your toothbrush every three months is a must. But ensure before showing the bin's face to your toothbrush next time that how else it can be used around the house. 


But while we have given you ample hacks, don’t forget to schedule your dentist’s appointment to get your teeth cleaned. With MyDentalPlan, your dental journey is a lot easier and more affordable. What is the wait for?



About the Author:

Mumal Shekhawat

Senior Content Writer at MyDentalPlan Healthcare 

An MBA who got a palpable spark from writing and pursued it as her career for almost 5 years now. 

Special thanks to Dr Deepak Kulkarni, a dental surgeon with over 23 years of experience who proofread this blog. He graduated from the H.K.E's Dental College, Gulbarga, and has certifications in ACHS International Accreditation Education Plan; Advanced Rotary Endodontic - Restorative Continuum; and Leadership, Team Building and Customer Service Leadership from the Oscar Murphy International.

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