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Mouth washing

Sir /madam, i want to know about oral care after every meal can i immediately wash my mouth or wait for how many minutes after eating meal And also i want to know about best mouth wash which is good for bad breath removal and how many times i can use the mouthwash?
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Dr. Saifuddin Dhoondia
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Just rinse your mouth after every meal. Use Chlorhexidine (Periogard) mouthwash for 2 months. Then discontinue and use Listerine or Colgate Plax. But remember these are secondary, primarily you maintain good oral hygiene through regular use of toothbrushing and flossing.
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Dr. Suman Makam
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Hello, Regular professional cleaning of your teeth once in 6 months,rinsing your mouth after every meal/snack with water and using a good antimicrobial mouthwash like Freshchlor twice daily will help you on the long run. Regards Dr Suman Makam Dental Arts Bangalore
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Dr. Jatin Agrawal
Dentist 10 yrs exp Indore
Immediately after eating, it's advisable to rinse with water or an antibacterial mouthwash to remove loose food particles. Tooth brushing is best delayed for at least 30 min after meals . Mouthwashes containing germ fighting ingredients like chlorhexidine can help fight bad breath. However the most common cause of bad breath is deposits on teeth. So, it would be a good idea to visit your dentist and correct the underlying cause.
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