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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
There is none: There is no one generally agreed upon "best mouth-wash". In my opinion, for most individuals mouth rinses are not an essential part of a good oral hyg ... Read More

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Wright
32 years experience Dentistry
Multiple: There are many options in the mouthwash category. Try vitamyr and see if it is appealing to you. It has a very strong, but natural flavor.
Dr. Clifford Marks
34 years experience Dentistry
Any: Mouth washes only temporarily take away bad breath. Like for minutes rather than hours. The best home treatment for bad breath is good daily oral hy ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
50 years experience Dentistry
Mouthwash whitening: There is no mouthwash that will whiten teeth.
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Dr. Theodore Ritota
8 years experience Dentistry
None : Mouthwash will not whiten your teeth!
Dr. Dell Goodrick
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None: Mouthwashes that claim to whiten teeth actually contain glycerin or other ingredients to assist in keeping stains from forming on the teeth. The only ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
Many are good.: Toothpaste has agents in it, like Fluoride to prevent tooth and gum (gingiva) disease. Mouthwashes, like listerine are also good since they kill bact ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Shnayder
14 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Chlorhexidine.: This is a prescription mouthwash with the best antibacterial fighting properties. Causes some mild tooth staining which can be removed with a cleaning ... Read More
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Dr. G Funari
Dr. G Funari answered
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
There : There is no strict order for brushing other than doing the upper teeth first then the lower, to remove the debris that falls down on the lower teeth, ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Herskovits
39 years experience Dentistry
Anything without alc: Anything without alcohol, if you gum bleeding, you need a Chlorhexidine rinse from your dentist.
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Sherstoff
32 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
No alcohol based.: Try and stay away from any mouth washes/rinses that contain alcohol. If you look at some ingredients, they may contain up to 20% alcohol. This does no ... Read More
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Van der Werff
38 years experience Dentistry
Chorhexidine: The Chlorhexidine kills bacteria and salt water does not... I think you will get better healing with the chlorhexidine..
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Roth
31 years experience Dentistry
Smart Mouth: In the last year i've been recommending this rinse to patients to rinse with and use in their water piks and seen amazing results even patients with p ... Read More
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