Toothbrushes are commonly stored in the bathroom, home to billions of pathogens. As a result, toothbrushes can become heavily contaminated depending upon different conditions of storage.
With automatic UVC sterilisation, kluo caps is a reusable and portable way to store toothbrushes and prevent contamination and transmission of potentially harmful microorganisms.
why should everyone get kluo caps?
ORGANISMS COMMONLY FOUND ON TOOTHBRUSHES
hoover around each pathogen to find out more about what they are and what they commonly cause
Respiratory tract infections
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Progression of dental caries
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Toothbrushes kept with household members have heavier contamination compared to those kept separately
Chirag et al., 2015
People who tested positive for coronavirus who share a toothbrush container with household members can pass the virus on to them
Gonzalez‑Olmo et al., 2020
Toothbrushes stored in a cap or on contaminated surface without disinfection have high bacterial counts
Frazel & Munro, 2012
So, how should toothbrushes be stored?