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mouthwash

a medicated aqueous solution, used for gargling and for cleansing the mouth
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"Current treatments consist of using steroids in the form of mouthwashes, creams or ointments, but these are often ineffective due to inadequate drug contact times with the lesion.
For example, make sure your mouthwash is free of drying agents such as alcohol and sodium lauryl sulfate (a harsh detergent found in most toothpastes and some mouthwashes).
The results showed <acceptable use of interdental toothbrush and mouthwashes.
Kowitz et al.(37) have reported the irritating effect of mouthwashes to the oral mucosa by demonstrating the occurrence of epithelial peeling, mucosal ulceration and inflammation, gingivitis, and petechiae in twenty fifth of 104 dental and dental hygiene students who used 20 ml of a mouthwash for five seconds, twice daily, during a 2-week period.
Mouthwashes can inhibit dental plaque, and are widely used to maintain oral hygiene.
The new items include an at-home treatment for people with tooth sensitivity, new mouthwashes for children and new toothbrushes with detachable heads that prompt regular replacement.
The oral care industry is segmented into five categories which include toothpaste, toothbrush, toothpowder, mouthwashes, other oral care products such as dental flosses and chewing gum.
has introduced its first line of children's mouthwashes, expanding on its portfolio of toothpastes and toothbrushes designed specifically for children.
Earlier studies have found that found some mouthwashes were more dangerous than wine or beer because they contained higher concentrations of alcohol, as high as 26 per cent proof.
The researchers said that on the basis of their review they "believe that there is now sufficient evidence to accept the proposition that alcohol-containing mouthwashes contribute to the increased risk of development of oral cancer".
New Delhi, March 15 -- In India, the oral care sector is segmented into five products categories which include toothpaste, toothbrush, toothpowder, mouthwashes; others oral care products such as dental flosses and oral care chewing gum.
Personal-hygiene products include deodorants, shampoos, face and body washes, shaving-related items, toothpastes, mouthwashes, and hand sanitizers.