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Totally different: Cetylpyridinium chloride is an antiseptic, it kills bacteria. Fluoride is a mineral that makes teeth more resistant to acid when it is incorporated into the tooth enamel and also makes it harder for the bacteria to stick to the teeth. You can't say one is better then the other because they are totally different products that are used for totally different things. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is cetylpyridinium chloride safe? I have mouth spray that has 0.075% in it and it says 2 sprays but I do 5 or more. Is this bad? Can I use everyday?
Safe mouth spray: Cetylpyridinium chloride is a compound used in mouth washes, toothpastes, and lozenges to fight bacteria. It doesn't eradicate them all, as some are normal to be in your mouth. The spray can reduce gingivitis and reduce plaque. It is safe, even at 5 sprays a day. However, regular dental care is also needed to assure dental health. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11505791. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer