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What are the best mouthwash is to use to help canker sores?

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Dr. Paul Brand
Dentistry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Canker sore rinse

We've had the best luck using a prescription mouthwash called chlorhexidine, which is an antibacterial mouthwash that tends to decrease the severity and longevity of canker sores.
Ask your dentist if this makes sense for your condition, because canker sores are like an auto-immune condition, aren't "cured" as much as managed with things like this rinse and avoiding foods that trigger.

In brief: Canker sore rinse

We've had the best luck using a prescription mouthwash called chlorhexidine, which is an antibacterial mouthwash that tends to decrease the severity and longevity of canker sores.
Ask your dentist if this makes sense for your condition, because canker sores are like an auto-immune condition, aren't "cured" as much as managed with things like this rinse and avoiding foods that trigger.
Dr. Paul Brand
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Best product

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In brief: Best product

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Cheryl Widdis
Dentistry
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In brief: No alcohol rinse

Please use a mouthwash that does not contain alcohol.
Anything acidic can cause more pain.

In brief: No alcohol rinse

Please use a mouthwash that does not contain alcohol.
Anything acidic can cause more pain.
Dr. Cheryl Widdis
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Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine

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Dr. Diane Minich
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In brief: Magic Mouthwash

Not something you can buy otc, but rather a prescription from your physician or dentist: http://en.
Wikipedia.Org/wiki/magic_mouthwash.

In brief: Magic Mouthwash

Not something you can buy otc, but rather a prescription from your physician or dentist: http://en.
Wikipedia.Org/wiki/magic_mouthwash.
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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