Frequently asked questions
What is the active ingredient in Freshclor mouthwash?Open or Close
Freshclor contains a powerful, patented ingredient- Stabilized Chlorine Dioxide.
What is stabilized chlorine dioxide?Open or Close
Stabilized chlorine dioxide is an aqueous solution comprising sodium chlorite and stabilizers. When the pH of stabilized chlorine dioxide is lowered from a neutral pH, molecular chlorine dioxide is released from the aqueous solution. This mechanism of action of stabilized chlorine dioxide has bactericidal and bacteriostatic effects on the microbial ecology of aerobic, facultative and anaerobic pathogenic bacteria.
How does Freshclor work?Open or Close
Freshclor mouthwash contains a powerful patented ingredient - Stabilized Chlorine Dioxide. When Freshclor is exposed to the acidic areas where plaque has formed, the chlorine dioxide is released.Once released, the chlorine dioxide kills 99.9% of harmful bacteria in seconds that cause gum disease and destroys the bad breath causing volatile sulfur compounds.The chlorine dioxide in Freshclor is a strong oxidizer. It oxidizes the molecules that cause bad breath, and destroys them. Unlike other products, Freshclor does not cover up the unpleasant bad breath; it basically eliminates it.Chlorine dioxide in Freshclor is also an effective antimicrobial. Freshclor kills 99.9% of harmful bacteria associated with gum disease and inhibits their re-growth. Thus Freshclor freshens breath, promotes healthy gums and provides complete oral health.
What are the benefits of Freshclor mouthwash?Open or Close
- Kills 99.9 % of harmful bacteria in seconds
- Reduces plaque
- Promotes healthy gums
- Freshens breath
- Enhances oral healing
- Controls infection in the mouth
- Provides complete oral health
What are the advantages of Freshclor mouthwash over chlorhexidine mouthwash?Open or Close
- Freshclor doesn't cause brown discoloration of teeth and other oral surfaces.
- Freshclor doesn't alter the taste.
- Freshclor doesn't interfere with fibroblasts which are associated with healing whereas chlorhexidine intereferes with fibroblast activity.
- Freshclor is compatible with foaming agents like sodium lauryl sulphate. Freshclor mouthwash can be rinsed immediately after brushing unlike chlorhexidine mouthwash.
- Freshclor doesn't irritate gums or cause allergic reactions.
- Freshclor is free from alcohol.
- Freshclor is safe for long term use without any side effects.
How to use Freshclor mouthwash? Open or Close
Dosage and directions for use:
- Use Freshclor mouthwash twice a day-morning and night after brushing.
- Swish mouth thoroughly with undiluted 10 ml of Freshclor mouthwash for 30 seconds and then spit out or as directed by your doctor.
- For best results, don't eat or drink for at least 10 minutes.
Frequency of rinsingOpen or Close
- Twice a day to maintain oral health.
- For bad breath one can use Freshclor mouthwash more than twice a day to freshen breath. (Freshclor is safe to use several times as per requirement.)
Is it safe to use Freshclor for bad breath in children?Open or Close
Freshclor is very safe to use in children for treating bad breath. Active ingredient in Freshclor is stabilized chlorine dioxide and doesn't contain alcohol like other conventional mouthwashes. It has a refreshing mint flavor and can be used by all ages to freshen their breath. Freshclor can also be used for long term without any side effects like staining of teeth and oral surfaces, alteration of taste or causing any allergic reactions in the mouth unlike chlorhexidine mouthwashes. Freshclor is very safe to use in children and adults.
What about the safety of the ingredient, sodium chlorite in Freshclor mouthwash?Open or Close
Sodium chlorite (stabilized chlorine dioxide) in Freshclor is the safest and most effective oral-care agent available for use in dental-care products. The active ingredient in Freshclor is a stabilized molecular form of chlorine dioxide.Chlorine dioxide has been used in water purification for over fifty years and has been certified safe by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Chlorine dioxide in mouth rinses, toothpastes and gels are totally safe for use in the mouth and solves many of the problems inherent in competitive mouth rinses, toothpastes and gels. This ingredient is registered with the Environmental Protection Agency as an excellent bactericide, fungicide, and antimicrobial agent.