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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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One of the benefits of the biodegradable Rivelin patch compared to traditional treatments like creams or mouthwashes, is that it targets the specific area, instead of the whole mouth, making it more effective.
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The study made it clear that the researchers didn't differentiate among mouthwashes, and not all mouthwashes are the same, Katz says.
Many ingredients in some commercial mouthwashes are of questionable benefit and some are just plain bad for you.
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Ingredients of mouthwashes are determined by American Dental Association (ADA) as follows: basic ingredients include water, alcohol, cleansing agents, flavoring ingredients and coloring agents.
Whilst mechanical controls such as twice daily brushing and daily flossing can help control the microbial populations, it has been proposed that additional methods are required to control bacterial plaque formation, such as with the use of antimicrobial dentrifices or anti-plaque mouthwashes. With previous studies having demonstrated efficacy of some plant extracts reducing microbial growth in subgingival plaques leading to reduction of symptoms, authors of the present study aimed to assess the therapeutic effect of a polyherbal mouthwash formulation containing Rosmarinus officinalis (rosemary), Zingiber officinale (ginger) and Calendula officinalis (marigold) in patients with gingivitis.
Conclusion: Chlorhexidine, Irsha, and Oral B mouthwashes can be used for antimicrobial effects, especially on Streptococcus mutans.
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.