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How do you keep your kids toothbrushs clean in the bathroom? In cups--up or down, cases, do those caps work? how do you keep yours kids one clean in the bathrooms?

I have them right now in cups but is up or down. Does anything work good? I had a toothbrush sanitzer what got molded since putting wet toothbrushes in them. Does the covers work or anything? Anyone out there have something that works and keeps them clean?

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momindiana

Asked by momindiana at 12:36 PM on Jun. 5, 2011 in Health

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  • I have a toothbrush holder and my bathroom stays clean. I replace their toothbrushes every 2 months. They say to do it every 3, but I do it every 2 instead. I usually buy them in bulk anyway. If one looks raggedy I pull it out of my handy bulk container and replace it.
    gemgem

    Answer by gemgem at 12:40 PM on Jun. 5, 2011

  • My toilet area is separate from the sink area its a wall separating the two so im not really concerned with germs from toilet contaminating anything. But I keep caps on the tooth brush ..I also boil our tooth brushes or just pour boiling water over them once a week. We change tooth brushes every 6-8 weeks
    suzzanna

    Answer by suzzanna at 12:41 PM on Jun. 5, 2011

  • We keep ours with the bristles up. Also you can take and dunk them into peroxide to keep them clean and germ free.

    Moms_Angels1960

    Answer by Moms_Angels1960 at 1:12 PM on Jun. 5, 2011

  • Bristles up in a toothbrush holder. I run them through the dishwasher once per week. My family is rarely sick.
    motherofhope98

    Answer by motherofhope98 at 7:05 PM on Jun. 5, 2011

  • its a boywe use the covers. each child gets a favorite color and animal. weekly i take the toothbrushes out their covers and run the cover through the dishwasher. if no dishwasher than scrub them very well and boil them for about three-four minutes. drain and let cool. no icky germies!

    deniseh1973

    Answer by deniseh1973 at 7:57 PM on Jun. 5, 2011

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