A 57-year-old male asked:
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how many days you do peridex (chlorhexidine gluconate) mouthwash after simple dental implant on 2 upper molar teeth. would warm salty water wash be better.

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Dr. John Thaler
40 years experience Prosthodontics
7-10: Typically 7-10 days to decrease bacterial presence. Warm salt water is also fine in addition to peridex (chlorhexidine gluconate). I would not do less than 5 nor more than 10. Good Luck.
Answered on Jun 2, 2020
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Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
First week only: Peridex (chlorhexidine gluconate) should be used as directed the first week only.
Answered on Feb 15, 2016
Dr. Justin Nelson
15 years experience Pediatric Dentistry
7-10: I like to state "7-10days please"....mostly because patients will only do 3-4days which is fine and I like warm salt rinses too if the patient does not like the peridex (chlorhexidine gluconate).
Answered on Dec 3, 2017

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