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Why You Need to Brush After Using Mouthwash

Posted on 12/23/2021 by SRD Muscle Shoals
Why You Need to Brush After Using MouthwashMouthwash is helpful for rinsing your mouth and freshening your breath. When you rinse your mouth with mouthwash, plaque can be quickly removed from your teeth. This is beneficial because the accumulation of plaque can lead to deposits of tartar forming on your teeth which is a gateway to cavities. Caring for your mouth is an important first step in avoiding cavities and gum disease.

When to Use Mouthwash

Timing is everything. When to go at a stop sign, when to ask your boss a question, and when to leave the party are all important yet common decisions. Choosing when to use mouthwash is one of these decisions as well.

When patients ask us about the timing of using mouthwash, we suggest using mouthwash and then brushing your teeth. Mouthwash is useful in between brushing your teeth. However, if you are going to use mouthwash and brush your teeth, we have a suggestion for you. Use mouthwash and then brush your teeth. If you use mouthwash and then brush your teeth, the fluoride from your toothpaste will stay on your teeth and perpetuate the benefits of the fluoride. Don't wash away the hard work you just put in with your toothbrush.

Get a Dental Cleaning and Exam

Using mouthwash, brushing your teeth, flossing are all good steps toward optimal oral hygiene. However, none of these measures can replace the importance of getting a dental cleaning and exam every six months. Not only will we clean and examine your teeth, but we can also advise you with other useful tips on how to keep your mouth clean. We want to help you to have the best oral hygiene possible by establishing a solid daily routine. We care about your teeth today and in the future.
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