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How can mouthwashes and rinses help me with my dental care?

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Mouthwash can do more than simply freshen your breath -- it can ward off gum disease. But that’s only if you use a bacteria-fighting rinse. A product with fluoride can help prevent tooth decay. Rinsing with an alcohol-based mouthwash isn’t good for children under 6, who are likely to swallow the liquid. Ask your dentist which type is best for you.

From: Your Guide to Dental Care Products WebMD Medical Reference

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Reviewed by Michael Friedman on January 25, 2017

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