In fact, the habit of mouthwash after eating is one of many good habits. In the same way, mouthwash after eating can help people clean their mouth and teeth in time, so as to further protect their teeth. In the choice of mouthwash after eating, there are three ways.
There is a certain truth in the opinion of experts of warm water mouthwash that "cold food does not need hot water mouthwash, hot food does not need cold water mouthwash". If you often use supercooled or overheated water to rinse your mouth, it will cause or pulp spasm due to the stimulation of cold and heat, which will affect the normal metabolism of teeth, thus causing early tooth loss. Therefore, usually rinse with warm water, generally around 35 ℃ is the best.
The practice of tea mouthwash has proved that tea contains rich vitamins, which can supplement the deficiency of vitamins in human body. What's important is that tea has the effect of preventing caries and preventing the occurrence of caries. Modern research has proved that tea contains alkaline substances, which have the effect of decontamination, deodorization and anti greasy far better than ordinary water. The common use of tea mouthwash after daily meals can decontaminate, sterilize, diminish inflammation, and play a role in strengthening the teeth; the food residues attached to the gap of teeth in daily diet, such as not washing and brushing in time, are easy to be decomposed or fermented by bacteria and biological enzymes in the mouth, resulting in carcinogenic substances such as ammonia poison and nitrite. There is an active component in the tannin of tea, which has been proved to have anticancer effect in animal experiments. Therefore, it is helpful to wash the mouth with tea water in common use, and to fight against the possible carcinogens in the mouth.
Mouthwash with alcohol can prevent halitosis; mouthwash with light salt water can prevent gum or disease; mouthwash with honeysuckle, chrysanthemum, Peilan, Elsholtzia, mint and other decocted water can not only keep the mouth clean, but also have the effect of refreshing the mouth; for patients with dental disease or oral mucosal disease, mouthwash with Sanhuang water or Ophiopogon japonicus water after meals can also be used.
In addition, people who have the habit of eating fruit after eating must wash their mouth in time, because most fruits contain fruit acid and fermentable sugars, and these substances contain corrosive agents that may damage teeth, especially some more sour or sweet fruits, such as hawthorn, apple, orange, jujube, etc.
Mouthwash is the simplest way to clean teeth in our life at present. Mouthwash after meals can not only maintain oral health, but also effectively prevent the occurrence of dental diseases. The choice of mouthwash can also be carried out with tea, wine and warm water.