Mouthwash:

mouthwash

Mouthwash is a oral hygiene product essential for a good control of bacterial plaque.
Even if everyone has one, sometimes, we dont know why, when and how to use it.
There are different types of mouthwashes prescribed depending on the patient's condition. The most used are chlorhexidine and hexetidine.

Some types of mouthwash, such as fluoride rinses, can help protect teeth against bacteria and acidity if you use them after you have thoroughly brushed and floss your teeth.
Here are the main reasons for using mouthwashes :

Pain Relief

Mouthwashes contain anti-inflammatory elements that reduce all signs of inflammation including: swelling bleeding redness.
These have the effect of reducing pain by promoting the process of healing.
You dont have to use it if you dont have any teeth or gum problems that prevents you from brushing your teeth properly.

Let the product act for 30 seconds in the mouth before spitting it out and Do not exceed 2 weeks of use!
Note that mouthwashes are not for children under 6 or 7 years old due to the RISK of ingestion!

Disinfection

Mouthwash contain elements that act against bacteria, among them: chlorhexidine and hexetidine.

When to use them? Mouthwashes treat infections and inflammations related to the mouth.
They are also recommended after periodontal or oral surgery, trama or ulceration of mucosa to prevent the development of an infection.
What to expect? In case of infection, mouthwashes are used as a complementary solution. They relief swelling, pain and eliminate bacteria inaccessible to brushing. However, mouthwashes alone is insufficient. They are associated if necessary with antibiotics.
How to use them? two to three mouthwashes a day during two weeks.

Prevention

Mouthwashes prevent cavities and bacterial plaque by increasing the resistance of tooth enamel and by their antibacterial action.

When to use them? Mouthwashes are intended for people with cavities. They are also useful to people with orthodontic treatment who can easily develop dental caries.
What to expect? prevent cavities and bacterial plaque.
How to use them? routinely rinse after each meal for 2 weeks (If you abuse the product, side effects may occur).
Precautions: to keep the fluoride in the mouth, avoid rinsing your mouth after use.

Bleeding

When to use them? Mouthwashes are suitable for people whose gums bleed when brushing.
If so, brush the teeth with soft bristle toothbrush associated with a mouthwash for better plaque control and gingival health.

What to expect? There is a decrease in bleeding and an improvement in the appearance of the gums after 10 to 15 days.
Direction of use: Use it once or twice a day for two weeks.

Halitosis (bad breath)

When to use them? If you notice your breath has been less than fresh lately or want to extend the benefits of brushing and keep your gum healthy.

What exactly to expect? The refreshing effect is felt immediately and lasts a few hours.


Be careful to follow the Prescription and not to leave within reach of Children