Do You Know How Mouthwash Works?

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Removing plaque from your teeth once daily is an essential part of an awesome hygiene routine. When plaque remains on pearly whites for too long, it can make tartar, which eventually leads to periodontal disease. Rinsing with mouthwash, in addition to brushing your teeth and flossing, can help you keep your oral cavity clean and healthy. Mouthwash can lessen tooth corrosion, periodontal disease (also known as periodontitis), tartar and plaque. Removing the plaque on your pearly whites by rinsing with mouthwash will diminish the amount of enamel-attacking acids that lead to cavities, and it might also lower your risk for periodontal disease.

Using mouthwash is actually pretty simple. You can flush out your oral cavity by vigorously swishing mouthwash for 30 to 60 seconds before spitting it out. Do not consume for at least 30 minutes after using the mouthwash; this will help your chompers to get the greatest advantage from using the mouthwash.

Have you had a visit at our office in Conyers, Georgia, in the last six months? Do you have any questions or concerns about mouthwash that Dr. Dexter Inniss and the Gentle Touch Dental staff could answer? Please call 770-760-7566 now to schedule your next checkup, and we’ll get you all set up. We can’t wait to see you!