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If you want a thorough oral hygiene routine, then it’s best to include rinsing with mouthwash. Our dentists,  Dr. Bruce Smith and Dr. Samuel Carrell, recommend this because rinsing with antibacterial or fluoride mouthwash that has been approved by the ADA can benefit you, your smile and your oral health in many ways. To elaborate, they are happy to list the benefits of mouthwash, which are:

-Fluoride mouthwash strengthens the teeth: This is because the fluoride seeps into the tooth enamel while you’re rinsing. As it seeps into the enamel, it strengthens it and makes it a tougher shell. This can help you avoid cavities and even tooth cracks.

-Antibacterial mouthwash cleans the mouth: This is very beneficial because plaque is a type of bacteria that needs to be removed from the smile regularly, otherwise, it can cause gum disease. So, rinsing with antibacterial mouthwash can clean the bacteria from the mouth and help you have a top-notch smile.

-Mouthwash freshens the breath: Everyone wants fresh breath, right? All you need to do is rinse the mouthwash for the recommended amount of time and your breath will be as good as new!

As you can tell, mouthwash can greatly benefit you, so don’t forget to rinse daily! To learn more about mouthwash in Houston, Texas, don’t be afraid to reach out to Bruce W. Smith, DDS and talk to a member of our dental team. All you need to do is dial 713-529-4364 and we will be more than happy to help you in any way we can!