Anyone have any thoughts, observations and recommendations related to mouth washes and toothpastes?
I've mainly been using Listerine but wondering if I should switch to an Alcohol free MouthWash
I've recently tried Corsodyl which tastes really foul but I think it's pretty good.
I also saw SuperDrug currently have a 2 for 1 offer on their range which includes an alcohol free one for sensitive teeth which tastes much nicer. It also has more then double the fluoride of the Listerine I was using.
As for toothpaste just trying the night time version of this
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12-12-2008 09:40 AM #1
Alcohol-free Mouthwash & Toothpastes
12-12-2008 03:01 PM #2
Listerine is viscous stuff, dentists I don't know don't like it but for no particularly good reason.
Any particular reason for switching to alcohol free?Growls
12-12-2008 03:02 PM #3
Corsodyl stains the teeth so use with care.(\__/)
12-12-2008 06:57 PM #4
As for the Alcohol I think it's mainly in there to give the mouthwash a longer shelf life, improve taste and cleaning action - but some people can find it dries out their mouths too.
12-12-2008 07:07 PM #5Boards Champion
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dental PH is great! its whats recomended by piercists after oral piercings.
13-12-2008 01:19 AM #6
Crest makes an alcohol one. Alcohol based mouthwashes hurt burn a bit but that one had a weird texture to it and I wasn't a fan so I'll just stick with the Act.Of all the mistakes you've made, the best are yet to come.
07-08-2009 08:16 PM #7
I saw I first posted about 8 months ago thought a follow up would be handy ..
Just tried Corsodyl Daily Defence - a mint version with about a quarter of the active ingredient of the regular version - also tastes foul!!!
Weird thing is boots have their own brand version which is even more expensive!!
Anyway I have to say even though regular Corsodyl tastes horrid and stains your teeth brown if you've not brushed really well beforehand - it really works wonders for dry mouth problems
Shame there's no one decent mouthwash product does does everything without the drawbacks.
07-08-2009 10:35 PM #8
Dentyl is alcohol-free and tastes good, especially the Clove one! Listerine just burns, don't touch itpiss the taking is someone realise u point this at is it
07-08-2009 10:47 PM #9
08-08-2009 03:40 AM #10