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mouth·wash

 (mouth′wŏsh′, -wôsh′)
n.
A flavored, usually antiseptic solution used for cleaning the mouth and freshening the breath.

mouthwash

(ˈmaʊθˌwɒʃ)
n
(Medicine) a medicated aqueous solution, used for gargling and for cleansing the mouth

mouth•wash

(ˈmaʊθˌwɔʃ, -ˌwɒʃ)

n.
a solution, often containing an antiseptic or astringent, for cleaning the mouth.
[1830–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mouthwash - a medicated solution used for gargling and rinsing the mouthmouthwash - a medicated solution used for gargling and rinsing the mouth
solution - a homogeneous mixture of two or more substances; frequently (but not necessarily) a liquid solution; "he used a solution of peroxide and water"
Translations
غُسُولُ الْفَمِغَسول للفَم،مُنَظِّف الأسْنان
ústní voda
mundskylmundvask
suuvesi
vodica za ispiranje usta
munnskol
マウスウォッシュ
구강 청결제
ústna voda
munvatten
น้ำยาล้างปาก
dung dịch súc miệng

mouthwash

[ˈmaʊθwɒʃ] Nelixir m bucal

mouthwash

[ˈmaʊθwɒʃ] neau f dentifricemouth-watering [ˈmaʊθwɔːtərɪŋ] adj [dish, recipe] → qui met l'eau à la bouche

mouthwash

[ˈmaʊθˌwɒʃ] ncollutorio

mouth

(mauθ) plural mouths (mauðz) noun
1. the opening in the head by which a human or animal eats and speaks or makes noises. What has the baby got in its mouth?
2. the opening or entrance eg of a bottle, river etc. the mouth of the harbour.
verb (mauð)
to move the lips as if forming (words), but without making any sound. He mouthed the words to me so that no-one could overhear.
ˈmouthful noun
as much as fills the mouth. a mouthful of soup; He ate the cake in two mouthfuls.
ˈmouth-organ noun
a small musical instrument played by blowing or sucking air through its metal pipes.
ˈmouthpiece noun
1. the piece of a musical instrument etc which is held in the mouth. the mouthpiece of a horn.
2. the part of a telephone etc into which one speaks.
ˈmouthwash noun
an antiseptic liquid used for cleaning out the mouth.

mouthwash

غُسُولُ الْفَمِ ústní voda mundskyl Mundwasser στοματικό διάλυμα enjuague bucal suuvesi rince-bouche vodica za ispiranje usta collutorio マウスウォッシュ 구강 청결제 mondspoeling munnvann płyn do ust elixir oral, líquido para limpeza bucal жидкость для полоскания рта munvatten น้ำยาล้างปาก gargara dung dịch súc miệng 漱口水

mouth·wash

n. antiséptico bucal; enjuague.

mouthwash

n enjuague m bucal, colutorio
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Germicidal mouthwashes such as chlorhexidine do reduce bacteria in the mouth but can also cause staining and an unpleasant taste.
Added benefits in mouthwashes, such as bad breath control, alcohol-free and vitamin-enriched formulas are encouraging consumers to trade up to higher value products.
The oral care industry is segmented into five categories which include toothpaste, toothbrush, toothpowder, mouthwashes, other oral care products such as dental flosses and chewing gum.
15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Colgate is proud to introduce its first line of kids' mouthwashes, expanding on its portfolio of toothpastes and toothbrushes designed specifically for kids.
Then there are the fluoride- based and potassium nitrate- based mouthwashes for those with tooth sensitivity.
Earlier studies have found that found some mouthwashes were more dangerous than wine or beer because they contained higher concentrations of alcohol, as high as 26 per cent proof.
The researchers said that on the basis of their review they "believe that there is now sufficient evidence to accept the proposition that alcohol-containing mouthwashes contribute to the increased risk of development of oral cancer".
Chlorhexidine, an antiseptic element in the mouthwashes, destroys certain microbes that produce nitrite, thus interfering with the proper dilation of blood vessels and blood flow, researchers, while explaining the occurrence, said.
It is, however, one of the most effective mouthwashes for gum problems.
Mouthwashes may also contain fluoride to help prevent decay and will help to wash away particles of food.
Many mainstream mouthwashes contain ingredients that you definitely don't want to swallow, or even put down the drain.
It is my understanding that all mouthwashes contain some alcohol and if used within 20 minutes of a test then the likelihood is that the test will be positive.