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  • Mouthwash 101: What it does and how to use it
    Jun. 17, 2020

    Mouthwash 101: What it does and how to use it

    General oral health

    Mouthwash, also known as mouthrinse, offers a solution to bad breath and can also be an excellent way to supplement your oral health routine. It is designed to be held in the mouth for a period of time, swished around, and then spit out. Mouthwash typically contains antimicrobial and other ingredients designed to inhibit odor-causing sulfur compounds, as well as reduce the bacteria that cause gingivitis and gum disease.

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  • Is Mouthwash Right for You?
    Jul. 18, 2015

    Is Mouthwash Right for You?

    General oral health

    If you walk down the dental care aisle of your local supermarket or pharmacy, you'll find a dizzying array of mouthwashes, plaque-removing rinses, fluoride treatments, and similar products. Do you need one? Most rinses can effectively freshen your mouth and curb bad breath for up to three hours. However, their success in preventing tooth decay,... More »

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  • Keep Your Mouth Clean this Spring
    Mar. 26, 2015

    Keep Your Mouth Clean this Spring

    General oral health

    Doing some spring cleaning this month? While you're busy beating rugs, cleaning curtains and organizing cabinets, don't forget to check out your bathroom counter! Here are four things to add to your checklist. Replace old or worn toothbrushes. If your toothbrush or toothbrush head is more than three months old, it's time to get a... More »

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