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1. To wash lightly.
2. A solution used for irrigation or bathing.

mouth rinse

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


Some alcoholics may occasionally abuse alcohol-based mouth rinses.

sodium fluoride rinse

A 0.05% aqueous solution of sodium fluoride also containing coloring and flavoring agents, used as a mouth rinse to help prevent dental caries.
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Drain hot water from offal and rinse it with cold water before adding it to the beef and cowhide.
* Blot the stain with cold water and mild detergent, then rinse.
Prevention is a line of condition-specific mouth rinses that help soothe and alleviate common symptoms and ailments including dry mouth, mouth sores and conditions associated with chemotherapy.
H2: The combination of mechanical energy and residual wash solution left underneath low-standoff components can overcome DI water high surface tension, enabling the DI water to penetrate underneath the components and rinse the wash solution.
Many not yet commercially available oral rinse products undergoing testing are natural or herbal products and fall within the scope of traditional medicine, which is a field of health that has expanded globally both in developing and developed countries.
To achieve this additional throughput, flight-type machines typically have prewash, wash, and powered rinse sections with final rinse and optional blower dryer(s).
Oral rinse #8 was highly cytotoxic and exhibited potent antimicrobial activity.
Have a warm shower first to remove impurities, and then finish with a fast five-minute rinse with cold water.
confirmed that supervised regular use of fluoride mouth rinse can reduce tooth decay in children and adolescents."
Table 2 and chart 2 show that along with explanation of consequences, extra oral hygiene instructions, other oral hygiene aids like brushes; fluoride rinses were recommended always when the demineralization was noticed developing during orthodontic treatment These findings are also similar to a survey (5) in which fluoride rinse with a low fluoride concentration was prescribed most often by the Dutch orthodontists.
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