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March 18, 2021 News NewsOral Health

Certain Mouthwashes Might Stop COVID-19 Virus Transmission

by Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Researchers at Rutgers School of Dental Medicine have found evidence that two types of mouthwash disrupt the COVID-19 virus under laboratory conditions, preventing it from replicating in a human cell. The study, published in the journal Pathogens, found that Listerine

March 9, 2021 Feature DentistryGeneral DentistryOral Health

Mouthwashes and Their Use in Dentistry: A Review

by Frank Poppolo Deus; BSc; Aviv Ouanounou, BSc, MSc, DDS, FICD, FACD, FICO

Abstract Mouthwashes are aqueous topical medications that function by rinsing and gargling inside of the mouth. There are multiple mouthwashes available over the counter and by prescription with a wide range of active ingredients that can be used as an

March 4, 2021 News NewsOral Health

Study Shows Commonly Used Mouthwash Could Make Saliva Significantly More Acidic

by University of Plymouth

The first study looking at the effect of chlorhexidine mouthwash on the entire oral microbiome has found its use significantly increases the abundance of lactate-producing bacteria that lower saliva pH, and may increase the risk of tooth damage. A team

November 18, 2020 News NewsOral Health

Mouthwash Can Kill COVID-19 in 30 Seconds, Preliminary Lab Study Finds

by CTV News

A new study has found that over-the-counter mouthwash can kill coronavirus within 30 seconds of exposure in a lab setting. The study, conducted by researchers at Cardiff University, found that mouthwash containing at least 0.07 percent cetylpyridinium chloride (CPC) showed “promising

July 10, 2020 News NewsOral Health

CBD Mouthwash Could be Just as Effective as Prescription Oral Rinse

by Regina Leader Post

Time to spit out your over-the-counter mouthwash. According to a new industry-sponsored study, CBD-infused mouthwash was just as effective at killing oral bacteria and offered “a much safer, efficient and natural alternative to alcohol and/or fluoride containing mouthwashes.” CBD-infused mouthwashes also

September 5, 2019 News News

Mouthwash Use Could Inhibit Benefits Of Exercise

by University of Plymouth

Exercise is known to reduce blood pressure — but the activity of bacteria in our mouths may determine whether we experience this benefit, according to new research. An international team of scientists has shown that the blood pressure-lowering effect of

July 9, 2018 News News

Chlorhexidine Effectiveness Limited in Preventing Oral Procedure Infections

by University of the Basque Country

The human mouth is colonised by a huge variety of bacteria. When surgical procedures such as a tooth extraction are carried out, the bacteria can pass into the bloodstream causing bacteraemia that is generally transient. What is not yet clear

November 26, 2011 News Decay assessment and prevention

Bam, biff, kerpow, krunch!!

by ken

Could it be?  An end to S. Mutans? Image via Wikipedia UCLA clinical study leads to “smartbomb” mouthwash that destroys S. mutans In a recent clinical study, 12 subjects who rinsed just one time with the experimental mouthwash experienced a

July 28, 2011 News General NewsPeriodontologyPharmacology

Mouthwashing moms less likely to have a preemie

by ken

By Kerry Grens – July 28, 2011 (Reuters Health) – Expectant mothers who have gum disease are less likely to deliver their babies prematurely if they use mouthwash throughout their pregnancy, a new study suggests. Pregnant women with gum disease,

March 24, 2011 News General NewsPharmacotherapeutics

UK woman dies in dentist’s chair after allergic reaction

by ken

Published March 23, 2011 NewsCore   An investigation is underway into the death of a British woman who collapsed in the dentist’s chair after using mouthwash. Sacha Rumaner, 30, from Brighton, in southern England, was having her teeth cleaned at