Posted by : Razib smile Wednesday, July 10, 2013
What Is Mouthwash ?
A mouthwash is generally regarded as medicated liquid used for cleaning or treating diseased states of the oral mucous membrane.
But most of the mouth washes are used to maintain oral hygiene as well as cosmetic purpose.
Uses of Mouthwash :
1) It is use for the comfort of the patient as it is helpful in painful conditions of oral disease .
2) Mouthwash is used to maintain oral hygiene -it has some germicidal effect.
3) Mouthwash acts as a scavenger for cleansing mouth.
4) Cosmetically it is used to remove bad odour of mouth.
In dentistry , mouthwash is used as following --
a) For rinsing and spraying purpose after operative procedures.
b) Following instrumentation.
In the cases , the use of mouthwash adds comfort to the patient and makes the patient to feel that his mouth is clean and cure due to pleasant taste , odour and colour of the mouthwash.