Question by WOODSEY NILES: What is the best mouth wash for your overall dental and oral health?
Which mouth wash is best for your dental health? I ask specifically which is best for your overall health, because I know there are products which target bad breath. Some of them do that very well, but are they the best for your overall dental health?
So, which mouth wash is best overall?
Answer by dragonsong
The Gorn King – for OVERALL DENTAL AND ORAL HEALTH? Skip the regular mouthwashes and use hydrogen peroxide as your mouthwash.
if you look at the list of ingredients in most tooth whitening products (including the strips) you may notice that the tooth whitening ingredient is some form of Hydrogen Peroxide. Hydrogen peroxide will not only whiten your teeth it also kills the bacteria in the mouth that causes cavities and bad breath.
Every morning and before bed after brushing and flossing use Hydrogen Peroxide as your mouth wash. You can buy hydrogen peroxide (3% in the brown bottle) at your local drugstore for about $ 2 for a 32 ounce bottle. Mix ½ ounce hydrogen peroxide with ½ ounce hot water and swirl in your mouth for about 1 minute (hydrogen peroxide is odorless and tasteless but it FOAMS and may sting your mouth a bit). After swirling, spit out the hydrogen peroxide (DO NOT SWALLOW) and then rinse your mouth out several times with cool water. A 32 ounce bottle will last about one month.
Using hydrogen peroxide will prevent cavities, whiten your teeth and freshen your breath at a fraction of the cost of regular mouthwash.
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