(Closed) Would you share a toothbrush?

posted 7 years ago in Wellness
  • poll: Oh no, you forgot your toothbrush. SO offers theirs.
    sure, hand over the brush honey : (31 votes)
    51 %
    Eww, no thanks, not now, not ever! : (18 votes)
    30 %
    Skip your morning brush and pick up a toothbrush later that day : (10 votes)
    16 %
    I don't have any teeth :B : (2 votes)
    3 %
  • Post # 3
    Member
    5148 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: June 2011

    I voted “sure”. I’ve used DH’s toothbrush when I forgot mine. (His idea, I was going to go buy one, he was like “just use mine!”.) Though I strongly prefer to have my own toothbrush.

    Post # 4
    Member
    6248 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: August 1900

    I’d rather “fingerbrush” — put some toothpaste on my finger (after I wash my hands, of course) and brush my teeth with my finger.  Or even just swish some water around with toothpaste in my mouth and use it as makeshift mouthwash.  I wouldn’t be able to share a toothbrush.  Heck, I can’t even stand when people leave their toothbrushes out in a bathroom.  I’m always grossed out because water droplets from the toilet could land on the toothbrush when you flush.  Not sure if that’s even possible but in my mind it is lol.

    Post # 5
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    4336 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: October 2011

    what if you boiled the toothbrush? (before and after?)

    Post # 6
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    4887 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: May 2012

    I voted that I dont have any teeth, but the truth is that I would share a toothbrush with my fiance if it was absolutely dire – but the thought of it totally grosses me out.

    Post # 7
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    2227 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: January 2012

    We all kiss their mouths… it’s pretty equivalent to brushing our teeth with their toothbrushes. I’d put a bit of peroxide on the brush and rinse it regardless though, not because he grosses me out but because used toothbrushes do.

    Post # 8
    Member
    126 posts
    Blushing bee

    We’ve shared in a pinch, I mean, what germs am I going to get from his toothbrush that I don’t already have from kissing him?  

    Post # 9
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    11391 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: December 2010

    We have shared before. To us it is no big deal, we already exchange spit. 😛

    Post # 10
    Member
    5547 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: December 2011

    I would do like BayStateBride and use my finger. There is just something about toothbrush sharing… bleck. I know it makes no sense since I kiss him but it just seems gross to me. 

    Post # 11
    Member
    2584 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: June 2012

    I personally would rinse the brush for a bit in really hot water and use it the one time, and then I’d probably go pick up a new one. It’s not ideal but it doesn’t completely gross me out either.

    Post # 12
    Member
    400 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: March 2011

    I think it’s gross, but I’d rather have my husband’s cooties than funky breath!

    Post # 13
    Member
    14499 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2011

    Nope, I wouldnt be able to share tooth brushes.  If he wanted to take mine and use it, he could, I just wouldnt use it again. 

    Post # 14
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    3526 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: August 2010

    I have no issues with it. We share everything already so what’s a toothbursh? *shrugs*

    ETA: What is a toothbursh? hehe I meant toothbrush!

    By The Way pantera that sounds like so much fun!

    Post # 16
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    2702 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: November 2011

    yes i have before. There isn’t a better feeling than a clean mouth! The thought of it totally grosses me out but after a minute I get over it.

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