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If you are looking for a way to spruce up your daily oral hygiene care, you might consider adding an effective mouthwash which is ideal for your unique oral needs. Mouthwashes can serve a variety of purposes, based on their ingredients for treating certain conditions. Let’s take a closer look at what they can do!

1- The best way to find out which kind of oral rinse would serve your particular needs best is to check with your dentist and receiving an examination. No matter what your needs are, you will be best served by choosing a product that has passed rigorous testing for safety and effectiveness. These products will carry the American Dental Association’s ADA Seal of Acceptance on them so you will know that the claims made on the packaging are accurate.

2- Certain kinds of mouthwashes are designed to freshen your breath, such as minty cosmetic mouthwashes, for example.

3- If you have an excess of dental plaque and oral bacteria, an antiseptic mouthwash is a good choice.

4- If you have problems with tooth decay, using a fluoride mouthwash can actually strengthen tooth enamel.

5- If you need extra teeth whitening, there are mouthwashes that have active ingredients to help whiten your smile.

You can enhance your daily brushing and flossing routine with the help of a mouthwash that is suited to your needs. Combined with routine dental cleanings, your smile will be on track for strong oral health. If you would like to know more about finding a mouthwash to support your smile, our dentist, Dr. Garth Collins is eager to help. You can call our Garth Collins, DDS team at 916.985.2550 to see us in Folsom, California. We look forward to seeing you!