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Are you familiar with various oral health risks associated with the use of oral health care cleaning utensils? Although you may feel that your mouth is adequately treated, sometimes the use of a product may cause further harm, due to the fact it is being used inadequately or not at all. If you are suffering from any gingivitis, plaque buildup, cavities or bad breath, it may be in your best interest to consider the use of therapeutic mouthwash.

Whereas cosmetic mouthwash is often used only to temporarily mask bad breath and other symptoms that can arise, therapeutic mouthwash can target and eliminate bacteria responsible for causing bad breath. Furthermore, it can reduce the speed of tartar formation, freshen your breath, reduce plaque buildup and even help stave off the progression of gum disease. For additional help with your oral health care, be sure to brush twice daily and floss once a day. At times when your teeth are hypersensitive, including after meals, consider the use of mouthwash. With an effective oral hygiene routine that includes the use of mouthwash to wash away debris and bacteria in your mouth, you can help drastically improve the health of your teeth and gums.

If you would like to set up a professional cleaning treatment at Legacy Family Dentistry, you are welcome to call our dental office in Gainesville, Georgia, at 770-536-1170. Dr. Jorgensen and our entire team look forward to improving your smile.