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mouth rinse

[mouth′rins]
a solution for cleaning or treating the oral mucosa and controlling dental caries. A typical therapeutic mouth rinse may contain sodium fluoride, glycerine, alcohol, detergents, and other ingredients. Some mouth rinses only remove loose debris and add a fragrance to mask mouth odors.

mouth rinse

A flavored or medicated solution swirled in the mouth, used to treat halitosis, oral infections, apthous ulcers, stomatitis, or dental biofilm (plaque).

CAUTION!

Some alcoholics may occasionally abuse alcohol-based mouth rinses.
See also: rinse
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