Most band students are healthy and unlikely to be put at risk by being in band, but players can be at risk in situations that make them especially prone to infection, due to cleanliness.
OAP's Oral Health Blog
Bad breath is a serious insecurity for children, which can lead to anxiety, bullying, and other behavioral issues. Children who suffer from bad breath are more likely to be excluded from social activities, which can lead to depression and low self-esteem. Children are often insecure about their breath, which can lead to reluctancy speaking or even interacting with others. This is because they are not aware of the causes of bad breath.
Just as your toothbrush will accumulate a lot of bacteria and debris, so does the holder. Besides cleaning the outside of your toothbrush holder, you should also take this opportunity to clean out any debris from inside of the brush holder.
Research indicates that 57% of Americans feel insecure about their teeth, which causes them to cover their mouth when they laugh. Furthermore, 50% of them will always try to smile with their mouths closed. Smile is a simple act that can change the way you feel. It's a natural reflex to make your face look more pleasant and happy. When you smile, it triggers the release of endorphins in your brain, which will make you feel better.