All these years’ people have always associated oral care with only brushing their teeth. Today, let’s take a step back and forget these conventions. Take a moment to think of all the things you put in your mouth every day…Not all of it is healthy, is it? You know what’s troubling is not only the fact that we eat so many things that aren’t exactly good for oral hygiene but the fact that there are more than a million germs left behind in your mouth, even after brushing! These are the germs which if not cleaned properly infect your mouth causing bad breath, or other mouth related diseases.
You may feel like you’ve been extremely hygienic when it comes to oral health- but the truth is that brushing your teeth doesn’t let you reach many corners in your mouth, the only way to reach them is by following the Brush- Floss – Rinse routine. It is extremely important that one goes through this routine and keeps their mouth healthy on a daily basis.
Brushing and flossing your teeth correctly is restricted to cleaning food articles or germs only on and between your teeth but have you wondered what happens to the germs in the rest of your mouth? These germs will remain in your mouth and could lead to bad breath, dry mouth and other such diseases. Making it extremely important to get rid of most of them if not all. That’s when rinsing comes in the picture; to help you complete your oral care routine. Here’s why you should use a mouthwash: An oral mouthwash will enable you to wash away the germs which brushing and flossing alone can’t reach. Using an oral mouthwash as a part of your oral health care routine on a daily basis will improve your oral health drastically.
Speaking of oral mouthwash, many people wonder which one is the best mouthwash to use. With so many in the market it’s hard to select one. Although the choice is very clear for me – it’s always been Listerine®. It cleans virtually 100% of the germs in your mouth as compared to only brushing your teeth that covers less than 25% of your whole mouth. I also like the fact that Listerine® has variants to choose from. So depending on your requirement you can choose the oral mouthwash you want.
The one I’ve been using off late is their newest flavour- Listerine® Cavity Fighter Mouthwash. It has a Flouride protective shield which protects your teeth from Cavities and other mouth related problems. What’s more is, it doesn’t leave a funny after taste like many other mouthwash do. On the contrary it leaves your mouth feeling extremely fresh and smelling amazing.
Keeping your mouth healthy may seem very elementary but the reason I’ve written about one of the simplest and most basic habits in our everyday lives is that many people do not realize the importance of it. A healthy mouth is directly proportional to a healthy body. It’s essential that in our busy lifestyle we take out a few minutes to ensure our mouth is clean and healthy.
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