This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
Dublin: 7 °C Thursday 13 December, 2018

Do you wet your toothbrush before you put toothpaste on it?

Twitter’s at it again.

TWITTER, AS PER usual, is asking the hard questions today.

A wild debate has broken out as to what is the correct procedure when it comes to brushing your teeth.

giphy (7)

We can lay the blame firmly at the feet of Twitter user Ty’Ana, who started the debate with this tweet.


Some said they applied the toothpaste first.


The argument there, however, is that your brush ends up being really dry.


Some people don’t even bother applying toothpaste to the brush – they bypass the step entirely by SQUIRTING IT DIRECTLY INTO THEIR MOUTHS.



Who the hell taught you how to brush your teeth?

Someone reckons they have the whole method cracked though.


The standard method of application and procedure, surely?

Twitter user Hannah Mills reckons we’re codding ourselves doing this though, by making the toothpaste slippery.

But why wet it first? Wetting it after does the same thing plus wetting first makes the toothpaste slippery when you put it on.”

But people are simply not here for hard bristles.

Tweet by @BLKR Source: BLKR/Twitter

So, this begs the question – do you wet your brush before putting toothpaste on it?

Poll Results:

DailyEdge is on Instagram!

  • Share on Facebook
  • Email this article

Read next:


This is YOUR comments community. Stay civil, stay constructive, stay on topic. Please familiarise yourself with our comments policy here before taking part.
write a comment

    Leave a commentcancel


    Trending Tags