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If you wish to improve your smile using a highly effective cleaning tool, consider all the benefits that can be had with mouthwash. Mouthwash products are designed to swish a liquid around in your mouth which can help remove debris and plaque buildup. Mouthwash can also help neutralize acids and eliminate bacteria responsible for several health risks. However, make sure that you’re using the right mouthwash products, as they vary in intensity, style, substance and functionality.

To make sure your mouth can continue to function as needed, be aware of several products that can be used to clean out your mouth when brushing and flossing may not be available. Although you should never use mouthwash as a replacement for your brushing and flossing care, it can be a supplemental cleaning tool that you can add to your oral hygiene routine to help add an additional layer of protection to your teeth and gums. Be aware though, not all mouthwash products are designed to improve your oral health. Some mouthwash products, including those that are designed to help whiten teeth, or cosmetic mouthwash that is designed to freshen breath, will not be able to effectively function to limit or reduce oral health risks.

However, therapeutic mouthwash has been shown to help eliminate and prevent the rise of gingivitis, which is an early stage of gum disease. Furthermore, therapeutic mouthwash can be used in the prevention of cavities, bad breath, and plaque buildup. It can even to prevent tartar from forming in your mouth.

Do you feel confident in your knowledge about mouthwash? With oral hygiene treatments from Lifetime Dental, PC, we can make sure you receive the oral health care you need. If you wish to schedule an appointment to visit us at our dental office in Gainesville, Georgia, Dr. Shue Her and our team can be reached by calling us at 770-536-6688.