Friday, November 23, 2018

3 Types of Mouthwashes for Your Teeth

No one likes bad breath, or intentionally wants to have bad breath. Yet somehow bad breath develops for many reasons such as forgetting to brush our teeth or simply neglecting to care for our oral health.

Our mission at TLS Orthodontics is for you to feel comfortable and welcomed in our office. Our warm and comfortable family atmosphere allows for us to develop healthy routines, alongside with our patients on taking care of our teeth before, during and after orthodontic treatment.

Most people do not know the different types of mouthwash and each of their different purpose. Mouthwash is an essential part of a good oral hygiene routine, that often goes unnoticed.

1. Fluoride Mouthwash:
You’ve heard how fluoride helps your teeth. Well fluoride in mouthwashes, does just that and helps protect your teeth from cavities and tooth decay.

2. Antiseptic Mouthwash:
This is the most common type of mouthwash that is found is most households. You may probably have some in your cabinet. This type of mouthwash contains alcohol and used to eliminate bad breath and fight infections in your mouth. Along with brushing your teeth and flossing, all three work together to fight bad breath and bacteria.

3. Cosmetic Mouthwash:
The only benefit of this mouthwash, to your oral health care is to mask bad breath.

Next time you are shopping for a type of mouthwash, pay attention to which type you are buying. If you have any questions on orthodontic treatment or oral health care routines, please do not hesitate to contact us.

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