How old is your toothbrush? It may not matter as scientists study whether an old brush can actually carry germs

May 4, 2013 10:48 PM

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How old is your toothbrush? It may not matter as scientists study whether an old brush can actually carry germs

A new study presented on Saturday challenges the assumption that an old toothbrush can carry germs that cause illnesses.

A team of experts at the University of Texas Medical Branch were unable to find any strep germs on more than a dozen toothbrushes used by children with strep throat.

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