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Can I rinse my mouth with clorox to help fight gum disease?

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Dr. Joseph Woods
Pathology
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In brief: No. Do not.

Clorox is a cleaning product for the house and has bleach, making it dangerous.
Please do not do it. Please see my comment for good products to fight gum disease. Again, please do not use clorox.

In brief: No. Do not.

Clorox is a cleaning product for the house and has bleach, making it dangerous.
Please do not do it. Please see my comment for good products to fight gum disease. Again, please do not use clorox.
Dr. Joseph Woods
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Dr. Joseph Woods
Toothpaste has agents in it, like fluoride to prevent tooth and gum (Gingiva) disease. Mouthwashes, like Listerine are also good since they kill bacteria. Many brands are effective. Common toothpaste brands are Colgate, Crest, and Listerine. Listerine and Scope are common mouthwash brands.
Dr. John Francis
Dentistry - Periodontics

In brief: Please no!

Clorox is toxic. Mouthrinses such as listerine are made for this; but they are to help prevent it, not treat it once you have the disease.
They won't help make it better then.

In brief: Please no!

Clorox is toxic. Mouthrinses such as listerine are made for this; but they are to help prevent it, not treat it once you have the disease.
They won't help make it better then.
Dr. John Francis
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