A 39-year-old member asked:
can i use salt water as an alternative to mouthwash?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Gary Herskovits answered
39 years experience Dentistry
Yes: Its better for you. Or use mouth wash without alcohol, .
Answered on Nov 14, 2012
Dr. Jerry Gordon answered
Specializes in Dentistry
Don't Recommend: I only recommend salt water to reduce swelling in the mouth caused by infection. Use a Fluoride containing mouth wash if you are cavity prone or listerine if you have a gum problem. See your dentist for suggestions.
Answered on Jun 25, 2014
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