Are you prone to dental decay and find that no matter how well you clean your teeth, problems still creep up when you visit our office for your hygiene examination and cleaning? For years, you have learned about brushing your teeth thoroughly for two minutes, twice daily and using dental floss a minimum of once per day to help remove lingering bacteria from between teeth. Many patients also use mouthwash as the final part of their oral hygiene routine or if they cannot brush between meals and need a minty refresher. Dr. Patel was recently highlighted in a Well+Good article discussing how mouthwash may actually be causing your oral health more harm than good. Continue reading to learn more and for the link to this interesting article.