11Nov, 2017

Types of mouthwash that can stain teeth

By: | Tags:

There are types of mouthwash that can stain teeth, listed below are the following: Cationic Antiseptics Produce yellow-brown staining Examples – Chlorhexidine, Cetylpyridinium Chloride (common ingredient in mouthwashes) Polyvalent Metal Salts Produce golden yellow staining Examples – Stannous Fluoride Phenolic Mouthwashes Produce yellow staining Examples – Listerine (particularly the thymol and eucalyptol ingredients) If you do use one of these mouthwashes and are concerned about increased staining, limit your rinsing to nightime only, right before bed. The staining ingredients react with dietary chromogens (staining compounds in foods and drinks) to increase the […]
READ MORE