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Did you know there are types of mouthwash that can benefit your oral health and those that don’t? Well, it’s true, which is why our dentist, Dr. Shiva Hogugi, encourages you to know all you can about mouthwash. The more you know about it, the better chance you have of using the right mouthwash for your teeth, gums and smile. So, he encourages you to test your mouthwash knowledge today by taking the following mouthwash test:

1. True or False: Mouthwash can help you clean your teeth, gums and smile and boost your oral health.
A. True
B. False

2. True or False: Antibacterial mouthwash can eliminate bacteria from the mouth.
A. True
B. False

3. True or False: Fluoride mouthwash does nothing for the smile but make it whiter.
A. True
B. False

4. True or False: Antibacterial mouthwash can help you prevent gingivitis while fluoride mouthwash can help you prevent cavities.
A. True
B. False

5. True or False: Cosmetic mouthwash is only meant to freshen the breath. Some brands might even whiten the teeth.
A. True
B. False
__________________________

ANSWERS

1. A
2. A
3. B (Fluoride mouthwash strengthens the tooth enamel)
4. A
5. A

To learn more about mouthwash in West Bloomfield, Michigan, please contact Shiva Hogugi, DDS when you have the opportunity. Our dental team is here to help you in any way we can, even if it’s just by answering your questions, so please don’t hesitate to dial 248-669-5110 now! We look forward to helping you.