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Can scope mouthwash contain alcohol?

Can scope mouthwash contain alcohol?

Yes: Most mouthwashes contain alcohol. Some contain more than others. Alcohol has a slight disinfectant ability but it is there as a solvent. Scope will contain alcohol unless noted as alcohol free. There are several mouthwashes that do not contain alcohol, like crest prohealth. ...Read more

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Is there alcohol in scope mouthwash?

Is there alcohol in scope mouthwash?

Mouthwash: Scope like many mouthwashes may have alcohol as a component some up to 23 %. There are mouthwashes available with out alcohol such as biotene , or ones that say they are alcohol free. ...Read more

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Does periogard (chlorhexidine gluconate) burn your tongue?

Does periogard (chlorhexidine gluconate)  burn your tongue?

Ideally not: There are a small number of patients who develop this kind of reaction to peridex/periodard - almost like an allergic reation - discontinue use. ...Read more

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How long cab scope original mint mouthwash work?

How long cab scope original mint mouthwash work?

Unknown: The cleaner your mouth, the longer it will last. Brush and floss first the use the mouth wash to get the longest effect. ...Read more

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Will scope mouthwash give a chewing gum-like residue after you rinse with it?

Will scope mouthwash give a chewing gum-like residue after you rinse with it?

No: You do not haveto brush after using scope. Scope does not cause cavities. Listerine has special moutwashes to fight cavites, bad breath, and gun disease. I am not familiar with the scopeline of mouthwashes. Good luck. Remember, mouthwash is not a substitute for a dental cleaning. ...Read more

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Adenoid/ tonsillectomy post, healing wounds with antiseptic sprays? Recommendations? Is Tom's alcohol free mouthwash ok?

Adenoid/ tonsillectomy post, healing wounds with antiseptic sprays? Recommendations? Is Tom's alcohol free mouthwash ok?

Ask pediatrician: This is absolutely a great question to ask the Dr who treats your child. No reason to guess. Until you hear from the Dr., ask your pharmacist. Best! ...Read more

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Crest pro-health or scope whitening mouthwash, which is better?

Crest pro-health or scope whitening mouthwash, which is better?

Ask your hygienist: Mouth rinse choices are very subjective and highly consumer market driven. While neither of these are near the top of my list, consider hygiene in general: assuming you floss ; use a tongue scraper daily, see your dentist regularly ; have impeccable oral hygiene to start, mouth rinse may help improve things a step further; find one that serves your specific goal, pick your favorite flavor ;-). ...Read more

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I use peridex (chlorhexidine gluconate) for gingivitis & it results naseua?

I use peridex (chlorhexidine gluconate) for gingivitis & it results naseua?

Then stop: Peridex (chlorhexidine gluconate) is a rinsing solution that is useful adjunct to good oral hygiene, brushing, flossing, and seeing your dentist or periodontist on a regular basis. While nausea is not a common side effect of this medication, if it is intolerable to you, then stop. Be sure you tell your dentist that you have modified your at home treatment. ...Read more

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Wisdom teeth removed recently, should I use periogard (chlorhexidine gluconate) rinse?

It is recommended: gently rinse your mouth with warm salt water or periogard (chlorhexidine gluconate) rinse every four hours and after meals for a week. ...Read more

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Can toothpaste and mouthwash irritate reflux?

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Use toothpaste: Use toothpaste following ada guidelines, and what your hygienist/dentist instructs you, and try not to swallow... You should be within normal limits. ...Read more

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Can daily scope mouthwash cause problems?

Can daily scope mouthwash cause problems?

Yes: If you have an allergy to one of the ingredients in the mouthwash you can have a reaction. Also, many mouthwashes contain alcohol. Using these multiple times a day can harm tissues in your mouth and lead to big trouble. In my practice i don't recommend using these products more than twice per day. ...Read more

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Can fluoride mouthwash & toothpaste stop or reverse tooth decay?

Can fluoride mouthwash & toothpaste stop or reverse tooth decay?

No: The only way to prevent tooth decay is by having a good oral care, meaning proper brushing and flossing and seeing your dentist twice a year for an exam and a professional cleaning. ...Read more

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Has anyone used chlorhexidine gluconate mouth rinse for infected gum ?

Has anyone used chlorhexidine gluconate mouth rinse for infected gum ?

Yes and: Bacteria cause gum disease. Chlorhexidine helps kill the bacteria, but it cannot reach into the pocket (deep) where the harmful bacteria reside. Look into the perio protect method to see if you can find a dentist near you who can help treat the cause so you don't have the disease effects. ...Read more

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Will cleaning extra well (flossing, brushing, tongue scrape, antiseptic mouthrinse) help the inflammation heal faster at all?

Will cleaning extra well (flossing, brushing, tongue scrape, antiseptic mouthrinse) help the inflammation heal faster at all?

Yes: I am assuming you referring to gum inflammation. If that's th e case, then yes. Good home care will cure early inflammation. If the condition persists, see your dentist or periodontist. ...Read more

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Igot my tongue peircing yesterday I'm using scope mouthwash which contains alcohol, is that okay?

Igot my tongue peircing yesterday I'm using scope mouthwash which contains alcohol, is that okay?

Mouthwash: the mouth rinse is aiding in cleaning the wound created by the piercing. since alcohol is "drying", it may irritate the area. If you are feeling no irritation, keep using it. next time try a mouth rinse that has no alcohol. ...Read more

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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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Recommended toothpaste and mouthwash?

The Answer...: The answer to your question is easily researched on the internet. You could access a resource such as www.2thtruth.Com or many others. Consumers report has written several good articles on this. ...Read more

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