Mouthwash Quiz

mouthwashbrunetteHave you long thought that mouthwash must have some secret powers, helping to keep your smile in tip-top condition? It’s true that some are formulated to contribute to the protection of your smile (from a variety of challenging oral health problems). However, it’s certainly not a magical cure-all. Let’s explore how much you know about choosing mouthwash for dental hygiene with a helpful quiz.

Quiz: True or False?

  1. True or False: To compose your dental hygiene arsenal for daily care, you need a toothbrush, toothpaste, dental floss, and mouthwash. If you leave any one product out, your cleaning will not prove successful.
  2. True or False: When used preventively, mouthwash can help you avoid the development of frustrating problems, such as bad breath, tooth decay, and gingivitis.
  3. True or False: If you think something is wrong with your smile, it’s a good idea to try mouthwash as a restorative care option to address damage and return your smile to good health.

Quiz Answers

  1. False. You certainly need a toothbrush, toothpaste, and dental floss. However, mouthwash is optional.
  2. True. This dental hygiene product contains a variety of ingredients (depending on your selection) that may target the bacteria that lead to gingivitis, tooth decay, and halitosis, while helping to strengthen your teeth.
  3. False. While we may suggest prescription-strength mouthwash for specific problems we are treating, you will not be able to repair a diseased or damaged smile with a product from the drugstore. Instead, you need to contact us as soon as possible, so we may provide an expert-level diagnosis and care to restore your oral health.