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Did you know that mouthwash is a common product used to help clean out your smile when brushing and flossing treatments and not available? Although mouthwash can help improve your oral hygiene daily routines, it should never be used as a substitute for brushing and flossing, but only as a supplemental tool to enhance your oral health care.

The most popular form of mouthwash for improving oral health care is with therapeutic mouthwash, when can target plaque buildup, cavities and bad breath. In many instances, therapeutic mouthwash can even reduce the speed of tartar and prevent and reduce gingivitis from taking hold in your mouth.

Often times, mouthwash can be most effective after eating. You can use mouthwash as a product designed to remove debris and bacteria that may begin to collect in your mouth. Furthermore, it should be used after eating when brushing and using toothpaste may be too abrasive for your sensitive teeth. With mouthwash, you can easily rinse away various bacteria and food particles with the nonabrasive benefits of mouthwash.

To learn more about therapeutic mouthwash, or to schedule an appointment for your teeth and gums at Blissful Dental, call our dental office in Lanham, Maryland, at 301.552.2662. Dr. Brenda E. Howard and our team want to help you find your healthy smile.