Adding a rinse to your oral hygiene routine ensures a more comprehensive clean, but does the burning sensation mean the mouthwash is working or is it a symptom of something else?
Most mouthwashes are formulated to kill bad breath germs and help fight plaque bacteria, but the burning sensation you feel? That’s alcohol*. Look for a gentler, yet effective clean with an alcohol-free mouthwash. You’ll experience less burn and fewer harsh symptoms that alcohol can cause. Additionally, mouthwashes infused with an antibacterial agent help fight plaque below the gum line for a clean that’s instantly refreshing and effective.
*Alcohol is not a necessary ingredient for an effective mouthwash.
Dependent on your specific oral care needs, there are a variety of non-alcoholic mouthwash options available:
If you’re looking to brighten up your smile with just a swish, try Crest 3D White Mouthwash.
For children ages six and up, add a Crest bubble gum or strawberry-flavored rinse to their daily routine for a clean that’s fun and effective.
To get an instant hit of freshness that leaves you with that just-from-the-dentist clean try Crest Pro-Health Clinical Rinse.
To reduce symptoms of dry mouth try adding Crest Moisturizing Oral Rinse to your oral hygiene regimen
If you’re sensitive to mint-infused flavors, opt for a mouthwash that’s milder in flavor. Most kids’ rinses come in a variety of flavors that don’t leave your mouth with a burning sensation. Flavors include strawberry, bubble gum, and more.
It’s important to use mouthwash as a complementary component to your daily oral care routine, not as replacement. Be sure to brush twice a day for two minutes at a time and floss at least once to keep your oral health in check.
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