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Do you ever wonder if using mouthwash can really help your oral care? Would a mint be enough to combat your bad breath? If you’ve ever wondered if you should add mouthwash to your oral routine, we’re happy to give you a few answers.

Fortunately, using mouthwash can be beneficial. In fact, using mouthwash can help you combat the bacteria that cause gum disease and tooth decay. Similarly, mouthwash can help if you’ve been diagnosed with gum disease. In fact, mouthwash can help you deal with plaque buildup, bacteria in your mouth, and the formation of cavities.

Mouthwash can also help with bad breath. Of course, many people rely on mints to address bad breath. Unfortunately, mints and other pocket-sized mouth fresheners don’t actually address the root causes of bad breath. Still, using mouthwash will help you fight off bacteria far more effectively than a mint can.

Still, do you ever wonder what kind of mouthwash you should invest in? Honestly, the answer depends on your unique needs. For example, if you’re prone to cavities, get a mouthwash that contains fluoride. Similarly, a mouthwash these with alcohol can help you fight off bad breath.

To learn more about how adding mouthwash to your daily routine can help you attain a healthy, attractive smile, please feel free to give Lake City Family Dental Center, PA a call at 386.752.1342. Dr. Reeve Abraben and our entire team will be happy to evaluate your unique circumstances and address any questions you may have. We look forward to hearing from you!