Over the past few years, bamboo toothbrushes have proven to be the best alternative to regular plastic toothbrushes. Plastic toothbrushes are non-biodegradable and pollute the planet. The plastic used in it takes centuries to break down. Bamboo toothbrushes are eco-friendly and biodegradable. Once you are done using the bamboo toothbrush, you could compost them instead of discarding them. Valuearth’s Bamboo Toothbrushes and Tongue Cleaners are naturally treated with Neem for disinfection. The bristles are made out of Nylon-4, which is a biodegradable fiber. This makes them 100 percent biodegradable.


Bamboo toothbrushes and bamboo tongue cleaners are made of bamboo shoots and have natural anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties. Due to several contacts with water, they might need a little extra care to last longer. Unlike plastic toothbrushes and tongue cleaner, they need slightly more care and attention. There are several ways in which you could care for your toothbrush and tongue cleaners.

Wash thoroughly

After each use, wash your bamboo toothbrush and tongue cleaner thoroughly with water to avoid any kind of bacteria growth. Make sure there is no residue at the bottom of the bristles after each use. Pat dry your toothbrush with a soft, absorbing washcloth to remove extra moisture content.

Keep it in a dry place

After washing your toothbrush and tongue cleaner, keep them in a dry place. Make sure the dry place has adequate airflow and is not dark and damp. This helps them dry better and avoids mould growth.

Show some Sunshine

The best way to remove unnecessary moisture from a bamboo toothbrush and tongue cleaner would be to show them some sunshine. Once in a while, keep them in direct sunlight; this kills all the bacteria, makes the toothbrush and tongue cleaner strong, and free from germs. Exposing them to sunlight from time to time prevents the growth of mould on the wooden handle.

Choose the right Bamboo Toothbrush

There are hundreds of different brands of bamboo toothbrushes and tongue cleaners. To make them last longer, there are a few things to keep in mind while purchasing them. Buy toothbrushes and cleaner that are naturally treated with antibacterial substances like Neem. This is a plus point that reduces the problems in bamboo toothbrushes and tongue cleaners. Choose a brush with proper ergonomic design such as the ‘S’ curve or ‘C’ curve handle. This enhances the reach of the toothbrush by helping it reach your inner teeth properly

Rate of change

Like any other normal toothbrushes and tongue cleaner, they need to change from time to time. When cared adequately, bamboo toothbrushes and tongue cleaners last for up to 3 months. It is essential to replace them from time to time to maintain good oral health.


These are a few tips on how to care for  your Bamboo Toothbrushes and tongue cleaners. Like any other products, they remain strong and last long if taken care.