A 49-year-old member asked:
What mouthwash is the best bang for your buck?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Mouthwash: Proper brushing removes about 65% of harmful bacteria, floss/WaterPik about 35%, and mouthwash about 1%. Choose a Fluoride-containing mouthwash. But mouthwash does not replace eith brushing or flossing.
262 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Oct 17, 2018
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.