You found out your
daughter let her sleepover guest use her toothbrush or your
family is sick and you want to disinfect toothbrushes without
having to drag the whole sick household with you to the store
to buy new ones. Here is how to disinfect toothbrushes.
There are two main
ways to do it. The first is to simply pop it in the dishwasher,
right in the utensil rack. Allow to airdry, if not completely
dry. If you have a sterilize setting on your dishwasher, use
You can also use
bleach to disinfect. Dilute the bleach according to the bottle
instructions and soak for a few hours or overnight. Rinse
well then allow to air dry before using.