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Are you aware of your mouthwash options? Do you know which mouthwash you need for your oral health needs? If not, then you have come to the right place! Mouthwash comes in various types that each do something different depending on what you are in need of.

To help you navigate through your mouthwash options, our dentists, Dr. Sudi Rafieian and Dr. Marshall Olech in Chicago, Illinois, are happy to share some information with you on the subject.

Here are some mouthwash facts and benefits to help you:

The benefits of therapeutic mouthwash include:

-Therapeutic mouthwash can eliminate germs that cause bad breath.

-Therapeutic mouthwash can help slow the rate of tartar buildup.

-Plaque buildup and debris can be washed away and neutralized with therapeutic mouthwash.

-Therapeutic mouthwash has been shown to be effective in the treatment and prevention of gingivitis, an early stage of gum disease,

The benefits of cosmetic mouthwash include:

-Cosmetic mouthwash can freshen your breath

-Cosmetic mouthwash has been shown to temporarily control and mask issues and problems related to bad breath.

-Cosmetic mouthwash products sometimes contain teeth whiteners to help brighten your smile by removing minor surface stains and discolorations. For the most effective whitening treatments, visit your dentist for professional whitening tray treatments.

If you have questions about any of your oral health care needs, please call us today at 312-642-5107. Our dental team at Chicago Bright Smiles is happy to help you. If you think it’s time for a dental checkup or cleaning, be sure to schedule one with us, so we can help keep your smile healthy.