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Can use Colgate mouthwash if having mouth ulcer?

Can use Colgate mouthwash if having mouth ulcer?

May irritate: you can try rinsing with the Colgate mouthwash and see if it irritates your ulcer. I'd advise using Rincinol by Butler Gum to help sooth the ulcer which should normally take a little over a week to resolve. If that doesn't help your Dentist can prescribe a special mouthwash to alleviate the discomfort. If it is still persistent have your dentist examine it. Hope you feel better. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have white patches in my wisdom teeth extraction area after using colgate peroxyl mouthwash? My tongue looks white too. Normal?

Is it normal to have white patches in my wisdom teeth extraction area after using colgate peroxyl mouthwash? My tongue looks white too. Normal?

Maybe: It should go away in a short period of time... If it does not go away, stop using the mouth rinse... If it still does not go away, i would suggest seeing a dentist. ...Read more

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What are the top 3 mouthwashes?

What are the top 3 mouthwashes?

Top mouth rinses: Top in sales, effectiveness or ? There are so many on the market and they all have different ingredients and indications. In general, they are not even an essential part of good oral hygiene. Ask your own dentist to recommend the right one for you based upon your specific circumstances and needs. ...Read more

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Can "less intense" mouthwashes work as good as the others?

Some are better: Most mouthwashes have alcohol which is drying and can cause mouth cancer. At best they are cosmetic like perfume. Some like the original listerine (intense?) do have some positive effect for the gums. Not scientific but i think it tastes so bad the germs don't want to live there anymore. ...Read more

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Please advise if it's ok to use 2 different mouthwashes?

Please advise if it's ok to use 2 different mouthwashes?

Some questions 4 u:: Which ones and why? Some mouthwashes can dry out the mouth and should not even be used in the first place. What are you trying to accomplish. Discuss this issue with your own dentist. Proper brushing and flossing is substantially more important and all that is necessary in most cases. ...Read more

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Please suggest some of the top mouthwashes available?

For what reason: Some mouthwashes make teeth more decay resistant. Some help control gum disease. Some brighten. Others reduce bad breath. None replace good oral hygiene coupled with regular dental care. Ask your dentist for recommendation as to which mouthwash, if any, would work best for your needs. ...Read more

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What mouthwash is the best?

What mouthwash is the best?

ADA seal is the best: Always look for the ADA Seal mouthwash to insure that the product has been objectively evaluated for safety and effectiveness. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the scientifically proven best mouthwash?

Mouthwashes: The problem here is they all have their own "scientific" data. My take on this is somewhat complicated. Listerene is good because of a proprietary oil in their mouthwash. By brand, it is the only alcohol-containing mouthwash i recommend. The others i recommend specifically because they have no alcohol (drying of mucosa and destroy good bacteria). Non alcoholic are breath rx, act, fluorigard. ...Read more

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