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Do you ever wonder why our dentist strongly encourages you to rinse your mouth daily? If so, our dental team is happy to help you understand why! Rinsing can benefit you, your smile and your oral health in many ways. In fact, rinsing with mouthwash can:

-Help you prevent cavities: If you use fluoride mouthwash, the natural mineral dives into the tooth enamel and strengthens it. This gives the teeth the ability to fight decay-causing bacteria. Rinsing also helps you prevent cavities because it washes the mouth and cleans the substances your toothbrush and floss could not clean.

-Help you prevent gum disease: If you use antibacterial mouthwash, it kills the bacteria in the mouth. This is helpful because that bacteria causes plaque, and plaque causes gum disease. It’s important to prevent plaque buildup and wash plaque away as much as possible.

-Help you have a more attractive smile: Rinsing can wash away food particles that were stuck between your teeth. It can also whiten your smile if you use cosmetic mouthwash, and it can give you the fresh breath you want!

Do you have any questions about rinsing with mouthwash in Davison, Michigan? If so, please contact The Art of Dentistry when you have the opportunity. All you need to do is dial 810.653.3503 and our dental team will be happy to give you the answers and information you’re looking for. Dr. Ronald A. Williams and our team are excited to hear from and help you!