Facts About Mouthwash

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Your dentist, Dr. John Phillips, encourages you to rinse your mouth with mouthwash regularly. This is because doing so can help your smile and oral health in more ways than you might realize. However, you might not make rinsing with mouthwash a priority if you don’t know much about it. So, our dentist is happy to tell you all about mouthwash today by sharing some mouthwash facts. Those facts are:

-Mouthwash is a liquid that is swished around in the mouth for a certain amount of time. It cleans the teeth, gums and tongue, and it is also known as mouth rinse and oral rinse.

-There are many different types of mouthwash available, like fluoride mouthwash, antibacterial mouthwash and cosmetic mouthwash. Fluoride mouthwash strengthens the teeth to help prevent cavities. Antibacterial mouthwash removes plaque from the smile to help prevent gum disease. Cosmetic mouthwash freshens the breath and sometimes whitens the teeth.

-If you want a mouthwash that improves your oral health and smile, it’s best to use fluoride or antibacterial mouthwash.

-It’s best to rinse your mouth daily. The instructions on the mouthwash label will help you properly use the product. Please make sure not to swallow it.

Do you have any questions about mouthwash in Chickasha, Oklahoma? If so, please contact our dental team at your earliest convenience. All you need to do is reach out to 29th Street Dental Care by dialing 405-222-0222 and we will be more than happy to give you the information you’re looking for!