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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.
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The protocol for the two testing days was identical with the exception of the type of mouth rinse given.
However, no significant difference was observed on comparing Prodent and Sensodyne Oral antiseptic mouth rinses with control group (p>0.05).
Owing to its robust antibacterial property and substantivity, chlorhexidine remains the gold standard among the mouth rinses. Various studies have corroborated the superiority of chlorhexidine as a preprocedural mouthrinse over quartenary ammonium compounds and herbal extracts in reducing the viability of the bioaerosol.
* Combined results of 13 trials found an average 23% reduction in decayed, missing, and filled teeth (rather than tooth surfaces) in permanent teeth with the use of fluoride mouth rinse compared with a placebo or no mouth rinse.
The aim of this study is to determine the effec- tiveness of an essential oil mouth rinse (Listerine(R)) on 4-day interproximal plaque regrowth compared to Chlorhexidine and Sterile water.
Given the above and considering the Guidelines of the National Policy to Oral Health Promotion (BRASIL, 2008), which propose that the actions and services must result from an adequate knowledge of the health reality of each location, to construct then an effective resolution practice, this study evaluated the Simplified Oral Hygiene Index (SOHI), a few moments before applying the mouth rinse with NaF at 0.2% in children of a primary school in the city of Nova Aurora, Parana State, by means of disclosing bacterial plaque, taking into account the presence of bacterial biofilm on the teeth.
Using an antiseptic mouth rinse to supplement mechanical plaque removal can produce an antimicrobial effect throughout the mouth.
The present study used a maltodextrin mouth rinse. There is no clear evidence for the presence of maltodextrin receptors in the oral cavity (Feigin et al., 1987).
When Chlorhexidine is used as a mouth rinse the mode of action is purely topical.
Harris Teeter will carry 10 PROXI items, hand soap and foaming hand soap, body wash for women and body wash for men, kitchen disinfectant cleaner, bathroom disinfectant cleaner, multi-purpose disinfectant cleaner, daily shower cleaner, mouth rinse and toothpaste.
According to the company, a number of dentists consider The Natural Dentist Healthy Gums Mouth Rinse an effective over-the-counter solution for their patients undergoing chemotherapy.
Consider using a mouth rinse, get some fluoride in there - and be sure to see a dentist regularly." (ANI)