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20110619.0915

When we brush our teeth, we notice residue as we rinse our mouth, don’t we?  The residue is broken-down unused toothpaste.

What I do to prevent wastage of toothpaste as residue is to press the toothpaste against my tongue.  This way, the toothpaste sinks in-between the bristles.  No more on top.  This is important.

By doing so, not only is wastage prevented but also a tube of toothpaste will last longer because you don’t have to put toothpaste through the length of the brush.  Half may be enough.

Also, I use the toothbrush handle to push the toothpaste towards the neck, and then fold the end and clip it with a clothes peg.  When nothing comes out of the tube anymore, I cut the body near the neck to scoop out the remaining toothpaste which maybe for four brushings or more.

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