Mouthwash: Is It Really Necessary?

Using mouthwash makes some people feel like their mouth is really fresh and clean! These mouth rinses come in a variety of types and flavors—from whitening mouthwashes to those that claim to fight dry mouth and tooth decay.

There are two main types of mouthwash: the kind you purchase at the store, usually marketed to fight germs and bad breath, and the kind your dentist prescribes. These therapeutic mouthwashes could be used to fight oral thrush, gum disease, or contain fluoride for a stronger smile.

But is mouthwash really necessary for a healthy smile?

An article by Dr. Kime Whitman. Originally published by Your Dental Health Resource.

Read the full article here: Mouthwash: Is It Really Necessary?


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