There are essentially two types of mouthrinses: 1) therapeutic 2) cosmetic
Examples of therapeutic types:
Examples of cosmetic types
Depending on your clinical situation the pH may be a factor in sensitivity or decay. For example those persons on chemotherapy are more prone to dry mouth or xerostomia and will require fluoride as well as an antibacterial agent to keep them healthy.
Below is a list of mouthrinses and the pH from their reported material and data safety reports. Give us a call to discuss what’s right for you!
Summer is here! Don't let the cold sensitivity of your teeth inhibit you from cold drinks and treats of the season. Cold sensitivity can be a sign of a more serious dental problem that can be treated. Give us a call with questions and let us help!
As we spend more time outdoors it's important to remember to use SPF protection. Remember the top of the nose, ears and lips since those areas are at higher risk for skin cancer. Come on in for your travel-size sunscreen and sunglasses and a bright smile!
Oral cancer will be diagnosed in about 115 people every day in the US alone. When caught in its early stages, there is an 80-90% survival rate! Here's some information to detect the early stages of oral cancer.
Bad breath or halitosis is caused by sulfur-producing bacteria in our mouths. The things we eat can cause bacteria to produce sulfur as a by-product. Other things that can cause bad breath are periodontal disease, tonsils, or systemic conditions.
It's a New Year which means a rollover in New insurance benefits for many who use insurance. This is a good time to get good preventative measures in place. Check out any sensitive teeth.
As the year winds up, unused insurance benefits are lost for the year. Make sure you utilize your hard-earned benefits to the maximum possible. Come in for your free Invisalign consultation and see what is possible. Call us at 310-453-3747!