Dental Tips & Tricks

Mouth Rinse

Mouth rinses can have therapeutic benefits or only cosmetic in nature. But some have both attributes. In general, some therapeutic rinses with fluoride have been shown to actually fight cavities, plaque and gingivitis formed in your mouth. On the other hand, cosmetic rinses merely treat breath odor, reduce bacteria and/or remove food particles in the mouth. They do nothing to treat periodontal disease or prevent gingivitis. It is, however, generally agreed that the use of mouthwash does not eliminate the need for brushing adn flossing

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