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Is your mouthwash serving its purpose? Mouthwash is a variety of dental cleaner that carries a wide variety of oral health benefits. Depending on your smile’s needs, choose a mouthwash that can safely and effectively help make your smile shine and give you the oral health care you strive for. Be careful about which products to use, as some are not as helpful as they may claim.

When choosing the perfect mouthwash to compliment your smile, look for products that have been approved by your dentist or recommended for use. Also look for products the feature the ADA Seal of Acceptance, which is only given to products that meet extreme standards of excellence. Be aware that some mouthwash products are much more effective than others, so do your research before using any.

Depending on your oral health care needs, your mouthwash may be able to assist you in a variety of ways. Many types of mouthwash are designed to freshen breath, with some clinically proven to fight halitosis, also known as bad breath. Mouthwash products may also contain fluoride to fight cavities, or whitening agents to brighten your smile. Mouthwash can also be used to wash away harmful acids and food particles from your teeth and gums.

If you would like Dr. Henry Danziger and our team at Henry K. Danziger DDS to bring you in for an oral examination to determine which mouthwash treatments are best for you, please contact our dentist office in Naugatuck, Connecticut, by calling us at 203.729.0563. We can get you on the path to smiles for miles!