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Toothpaste and floss are two of many wonderful dental instruments that are at your disposal as a lifelong dental health devotee. Mouthwash is one product you might want to deliberate on using.

Using mouthwash could be an awesome addition to your oral health routine if you have a hard time with rancid breath. Though it’s in no way a total replacement for brushing, rinsing with mouthwash has a few of the same effects, namely getting rid of plaque and cavity-instigating, food debris from your oral cavity. Mouthwash can be very powerful, but we still suggest brushing twice per day and flossing each day!

Though rinsing with mouthwash is intended to control plaque and clean your oral cavity, there are several beneficial side effects of using mouthwash. Mouthwashes can whiten chompers and make breath smell better. They may also assist canker sore relief through impermanent numbing. With mouthwashes that contain fluoride, cavity control is a beneficial side effect.

To learn more about all of the positive outcomes associated with using mouthwash, please ring our San Francisco, California, office now at 415-647-7077 to pencil in your next checkup with Dr. Barry Kinney. We’ll pencil in your appointment so that we can begin getting you the smile you want.