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Mouthwash Facts In Edmond

By January 7, 2022January 28th, 2022No Comments

Mouthwash Facts In Edmond

In this post from Redbud Dental of Edmond OK, we’re going to discuss mouthwash. Many people use mouthwash to freshen their breath and help prevent tooth decay. While some mouthwash has cavity-fighting additives, it should never be considered a substitute for brushing your teeth. Good dental health is centered on regular brushing and flossing.

It is important to know what kind of mouthwash you’re using. Some merely mask bad breath, while others help reduce the bacteria that causes plaque.

If you cope with bad breath, be sure to use a mouthwash with ingredients that also help prevent tooth decay, such as fluoride. You should also understand that some of the ingredients can be dangerous, even toxic, if not used properly.

Ingredients to watch out for are chlorhexidine gluconate, ethanol, hydrogen peroxide, and methyl salicylate. If you experience throat pain, vomiting, headache, or abdominal pain after using mouthwash, seek medical help immediately.

At Redbud Dental of Edmond OK, services include family and restorative dentistry. People from Guthrie and Deer Creek trust us with their dental health! Call to schedule your next checkup today!

Contact Redbud Dental:

405-562-5412

Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

18001 N. Western Ave. Ste. 106
Edmond, Oklahoma
73012

 

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