Does Rinsing with Water After Sugary Snacks Prevent Cavities?

Alternatives to Swishing with Water that are Actually Effective

  1. Swish with a re-balancing mouth rinse Water Rinseto correct drops in oral pH.
  2. Target your oral bacteria specifically and limit their acid production. One option is to use xylitol products to reduce bacteria’s ability to process sugars.

About the author

Scott Frey is a reknown Orthodontist, professional speaker, and founder of the More than Smiles Movement. Follow him on Twitter.

Serving Chesapeake, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Suffolk, Virginia Beach and Hampton Roads

Changing lives, one Smile at a time


Giving you the tools you need for great oral health

2 refreshing ebooks on the ideal oral health routine, dental health tips for new moms, and more.

Customized alerts to keep your child’s dental development on track and quarterly updates on the latest oral health solutions.

A chance to win 1 year of Free Toothbrushes delivered to your home for your children aged 12 or younger.

Ask the expert

Haven’t found what you are looking for?

Send us a Tweet or an Email and we’ll provide the answers you seek.