Your Morning Mouthwash Could Really be Bad for You
by Deirdre Blake
posted Apr 24 2014 7:54AM
Most of us finish up our morning brushing routine with mouthwash, but that may not be the best thing.
Dentists say regular brushing, flossing and professional cleanings are best for your teeth and gums. Swishing with mouthwash can kill germs for the short-term, but the alcohol in it can dry out your mouth and increase the growth of bacteria.