Covid-19: Covid 19 knows why you should change your toothbrush after recovering from Corona.
The main points of the story
- Oral health care is very important.
- It is important to wash and sanitize hands regularly.
Omicron, the third wave of aura around the world, created a brawl. The third wave has not been proven fatal but is quite contagious. In such a situation, it is important not to be negligent. The third wave also takes in its hold people who have been fully vaccinated. Oral health care is very important during corona infection. In such a case, if you are infected or recovering from coronavirus, you should definitely change your toothbrush. Did you know that if you do not change your toothbrush after recovering from Corona, it can be very harmful? It can also put people who share the same bathroom with you at risk. Let us know what to say about Dr. Anjana Satyajit, Dentist at Artemis Hospital, Gurugram.
Why is it important to change toothbrushes after recovering from COVID-19?
It is a good habit to change your toothbrush every three months, says Anjana Satyajit. But after contracting the coronavirus, don’t put it off at all and change it right away. She adds that the virus can live on plastic surfaces for a long time, and to be safe the toothbrush must be replaced. Not only will this protect you from getting infected again, but it will also protect other family members who share the bathroom with you. Also use a fresh tongue cleaner to prevent infection. We know that Kovid 19 damages our immune system, but it also affects your oral health. This can lead to the problem of dry mouth and ulcers in the gums.
What is the science behind it
It is important to maintain oral hygiene, as it can further spread the virus. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the virus is transmitted mainly through small droplets released from the mouth of an infected person, especially when coughing, sneezing, talking or laughing.
Apart from this, it is also possible to get infected by touching surfaces infected with the virus. This is why it is not only important to wash and sanitize hands regularly, but surfaces must also be disinfected from time to time.
How to take care of oral hygiene during and after infection with the Corona virus
Wash your hands thoroughly before brushing and during flossing.
Brush, floss, and clean your tongue twice a day.
Use mouthwash regularly.
If someone else is using the bathroom other than you, you should definitely disinfect the sink to prevent the spread of the virus.