Short and simple. The electric toothbrush is a great tool and instrumental to your oral hygiene protocol. It is the most efficacious at removing plaque, stain, tarter and really massaging the gums.
A lot of patients ask me about coconut oil for uses ranging from cooking, to cosmetic self-care and recently oil pulling. Oil pulling is a term used for using an oil just as you would a mouthrinse. There are actually a lot of studies on this topic and people swear by the process.
Your dental office suggested using Peridex or Chlorhexidine, a prescription grade, professionally dispensed mouth rinse. But why?