Why a mouth rinse is useful and important

This article has been reviewed by:
Birgit Schlee

Dental hygienist

In 2018, almost 12 million people in Germany used a mouthwash every day, around 14% of the population. Were you one of them, or are you still wondering whether it makes sense at all?

Why a mouth rinse is useful

First of all: A mouth rinse cannot replace daily tooth brushing, for example with an alkmene toothpaste. But it is a useful and important supplement, because with a toothbrush you can only reach just under 70% of the tooth surfaces.

On the remaining 30%, especially at the gumline and in the interdental spaces, harmful bacteria can collect and develop unhindered into bacterial plaque, which can lead to gingivitis and caries.

The highly effective formula of MY TEA TREE OIL Antibacterial Mouthwash with tea tree oil and fluoride can reduce bacterial plaque and protect against tooth decay and sugar acids, because it also works where the toothbrush cannot reach.

 

Accordingly, a mouth rinse is useful:

  • To reduce bacterial plaque that can lead to gingivitis and tooth decay
  • To reduce harmful bacteria where the toothbrush cannot reach
  • For exposed necks of teeth, as they can be particularly sensitive and susceptible to tooth decay
  • For braces wearers
  • For motor-impaired patients and older people with impaired vision

3-fold prophylaxis: a sensible oral hygiene strategy

A mouth rinse is therefore one of the three components of optimal oral hygiene. This consists of a triple prophylaxis of toothbrush, dental floss and mouthwash. In this way, you clean not only the tooth surfaces, but also the interdental spaces and the gum line, and reduce the formation of harmful bacteria.

You can use MY TEA TREE OIL Antibacterial Mouthwash easily after brushing your teeth by filling the cap to the mark and then rinsing vigorously for 30 seconds. The active ingredients and compounds contained in the alkmene mouthwash support the remineralization of teeth and contribute to the hardening of tooth enamel and the prevention of caries. The alkmene formulations are tested by dentists for their effectiveness: In particular, the active ingredient fluoride strengthens tooth enamel and prevents the formation of new plaque.

Die erstaunliche Wirksamkeit von Teebaumöl

This is what dental expert Birgit Schlee says about the use of tea tree oil:

“The antibacterial effect of the oil has long been known and scientifically proven by numerous studies. A rinse with tea tree oil is therefore ideal as a preventive measure against caries and gingivitis.”

In the context of tea tree oil, a mouth rinse is particularly effective because “Australia’s green gold,” as tea tree oil is also known, is a naturally pure product whose amazing effectiveness has been proven over centuries. Its effectiveness is based on the composition of its essential essences, which include over 100 components. Through the interaction of these essences, tea tree oil has an antiseptic effect against fungi, various types of viruses and against bacteria.

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