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All that said, small amounts of sodium or the alcohols, phenols, or peroxides in mouthwash are not going to accumulate over time.
Researcher Kaumudi J Joshipura said that most of these antibacterial ingredients in mouthwash are not selective.
To activate the formula, simply shake the bottle, gargle the mouthwash and rinse to remove 24 times more bacteria for a healthier mouth.
The study inclusion criteria consisted of being over the age of 18, having been under mechanical ventilation for over 48 h, having had no more than one intubation attempt, no facial or oral trauma, no contra-indications to neither mouthwash use nor to 30[degrees] bed head elevation, no history of HP allergies, and no evidence suggesting VAP or aspiration.
Whilst this is a small study of short duration, the results suggest a potential benefit of the polyherbal mouthwash in improving gingivitis as reflected by the decreased scores of MGI, MQH and GBI.
Looking for the right mouthwash is case-to-case basis.
Since many people cannot remove dental plaque properly and mechanical plaque control alone is not enough, chemical plaque controlling such as mouthwash can be suggested.
According to Alok Saxena, Managing Director, Elder Pharma, “Among Oral Care products, the mouthwash category has seen high penetration levels with substantial market expansion even in rural and semi-urban areas.
Interestingly enough, before 1920, one brand wasn't even a mouthwash but an antiseptic used to clean floors and more worryingly doubled as a cure for gonorrhoea.
The gel and mouthwash of LSO and chlorhexidine were formulated with similar color and taste and the identification of each substance was concealed from the postgraduate student in charge of applying the treatment, and from the study participants, until the clinical trial was concluded.
Market Share of Major Players in India Mouthwash Market