Many dental professionals believe that twice-daily brushing with a fluoride toothpaste provides enough fluoride for cavity protection. But if you're prone to cavities, you can use a fluoride mouthwash in addition to brushing and flossing your teeth.
Some studies have shown that mouthwashes with fluoride can supplement daily brushing with fluoride toothpastes, especially in areas where drinking water is not supplemented with fluoride. These mouthwashes are effective in strengthening the enamel of your teeth and protecting your teeth from acid damage; however, the mouthwashes have not demonstrated significant effectiveness against plaque-induced gingivitis or even more severe forms of gum disease. Yet another reason to brush and floss daily:
Switch to an electric toothbrush like the
Oral-B iO Series 9 which features Smart Pressure Control and a Gum
Care Mode to better protect and stimulate gums
Use a gum care toothpaste like
Crest Gum Detoxify which neutralizes plaque bacteria and helps
Pair your regular string floss with a cordless
irrigator like the
Oral-B Water Flosser Advanced which deep cleans and detoxifies* below the
gumline to help eliminate plaque bacteria for healthier gums
If you want to use a fluoride mouthwash follow these steps:
Chlorhexidine Mouthwash: Pros and Cons
Does Whitening Mouthwash Work?
Types of Mouthwash: Find the One That Works for You
Strengthening Teeth With Fluoride Toothpaste
The Benefits of Fluoride Toothpaste, Mouthwash, & Water
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