21 Jun

Selecting a Smart Mouthwash from London stores for fresh feeling

Do you regularly use a mouthwash? Active ingredients in a mouthwash may vary and each has its own uses. It doesn’t really control the bad breath but does help to mask the odor for a few minutes. But quite a few people still use mouthwash. So what does a mouthwash actually contain? Let’s find out!
• Most of the new generation mouthwashes contain sodium chlorite which is supposed to keep the mouth odorless for a maximum of four hours. But it’s not very effective in killing bacteria which causes the bad breath.
• Some mouthwashes contain sodium chlorite as well as zinc chloride. These are much more effective in controlling bad breath for up to 12 hours. But after that bacteria rebounds again to produce stale gases.
• A few other common ingredients used in mouthwashes are sodium bicarbonate, alcohol along with flavoring oils, sorbitol, urea, boric acid, propylene glycol, dchloride and chlorophylin, cinnamon, methyl salicylate, menthol, anethole, thyme, certified colors, cetylpyridinium and resorcinol. But there are is a very high chance that quite a few of the ingredients can cause allergic reaction and problems in adults so do be careful.
• Antimicrobials like cetylpyridinium chloride, sanguinarine, chlorhexidine, phenolic compounds can actually cut down the amount of bacteria in the mouth controlling bad breath.By now you must have realized that there’s no substitute for good oral hygiene and brushing. There are so many varieties in London stores that it can be confusing so try to use a mouthwash only on the recommendation of your London dentist who can get you a medicated mouthwash for your specific needs.