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What type of mouthwash do i use for myTongue piercing

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kim Capehart
20 years experience Dentistry
Mouth rinse: Scope is not the optimal anti-bacterial rinse like listerine or salt water rinses or magic mouth rinse or other rinses. Please consult your dentist.
Dr. Albert E. Klitzke
9 years experience Dentistry
Yes: Mouth rinses are made to be safe in the mouth even if there are small cuts. Tongue piercings are a new cause of breaking teeth that i see in my pract ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Behram Dalal
31 years experience Dentistry
Get to a : Drug store and get some hydrogen peroxide and mix it 50/50 with water. Do yourself a favor and consider losing the piercing. It will only lead to gu ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Wright
33 years experience Dentistry
Hydrogen Peroxide: Hydrogen peroxide is always a good alternative.
Dr. Daniel Wolter
30 years experience Dentistry
Take It Out: Removing the piercing is the only true way to clean the area. Since that's probably not an option, you're on the right track with non-alcoholic mouthw ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lawrence Kessler
56 years experience Periodontics
Mouthwash: Only if you are allergic to something in the mouthwash or possibly to the piercing of your tongue maybe the implant is irritating your gum every ti ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. David May
Dr. David May answered
30 years experience Dentistry
You could, but: I would stay away from all alcohol containing mouthwashes until it is healed. For now you could just use the saltwater.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. SHERYL POMERANCE
41 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Mouthwash: the mouth rinse is aiding in cleaning the wound created by the piercing. since alcohol is "drying", it may irritate the area. If you are feeling no ir ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kiyan Mehdizadeh
9 years experience Dentistry
Listerine: Listerine really does work fantastically, but the alcohol is irritating. Crest pro health is a good second choice that has no burning taste. Mouth was ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anna Guarna
35 years experience Dentistry
Depends: Check with your dentist/hygienist. However, if your mouth is healthy you should be able to use any toothpaste brand. For mouthwash, try using an alcoh ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Don't overdo it: Can? Yes. Should? Unlikely. Why would you want to? For most individuals even using one mouthwash is actually unnecessary. There are exceptions for spe ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
None available: Gum disease (periodontal disease) cannot be treated and cured with mouthwash. You need to see a dentist to have your teeth cleaned and a treatment pla ... Read More

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