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#200382 09-02-2020 10:47 PM
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Wanted to know your thoughts on alcohol free mouthwash made by equate

Paan #200388 09-06-2020 12:33 PM
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I've not heard of that one. I'm using Colegate Fluriogard, alcohol free mouthwashwash. It has extra fluoride in it to give me a boost. It's really mild too for the sensitive mouth. Not sure if you can get it where you are, but it might be on Amazon


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Dizz_zzey #200392 09-07-2020 06:12 AM
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I've been using the ACT Fluoride rinse (alcohol free).


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My understanding is that alcohol-free mouthwash is less irritating to radiated tissues. So it’s a good thing that people are sharing info on what they have been using.


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I haven't even started any treatment yet. Haven't even had my surgery yet but OMG the mouth pain. I don't know how you folks in radiotherapy manage.

I have been brushing my teeth by using a couple of drops of lavender or tea tree essential oil on my toothbrush. They are anti bacterial, antifungal, antiseptic and most important of all they are slightly analgesic. Just don't swallow it. I also add a few drops to warm water and use that for mouth wash.

It is so much better feeling than mouth wash or toothpaste right now. It helps some with the deathbreath from not being able to brush well due to the pain.

I use a children's toothbrush too. They are very soft and small enough to reach almost everything without too much pain.


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