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Treating Gum Disease

  • DO CORSODYL TREATMENT PRODUCTS CONTAIN ANY ALCOHOL?

    Our Mint and Original mouthwashes contain 7% alcohol, as does our Corsodyl spray. Corsodyl dental gel contains 4% alcohol. If you prefer not to use an alcohol based treatment mouthwash, choose Corsodyl 0.2% Mouthwash (alcohol free).

  • HOW LONG WILLTHE CORSODYL TREATMENT MOUTHWASHES LAST ONCE THEY HAVE BEEN OPENED?

    As long as you keep the mouthwash in the conditions described on the pack, i.e. below 25┬░C, our Mint & Original mouthwash will last until the expiry date indicated on the pack label. Corsodyl 0.2% Mouthwash (alcohol free) should be used within 3 months of opening.

  • CAN CORSODYL PRODUCTS CAUSE STAINING?

    When using our treatment mouthwashes, you should avoid drinking tea or coffee immediately after use. This is because they contain tannins which can react with the mouthwash and cause temporary discolouration of the tongue and teeth. Don't worry, this won't last. Tongue staining disappears after treatment stops and tooth discolouration is normally removed by daily brushing. If the tooth discolouration remains, this can be removed by a simple scale and polish by your dentist or hygienist.

    To minimise staining replace:

    • Tea / coffee
    • Cola drinks

    With:

    • Light coloured herbal / fruit tea
    • Lemonade / fruit juice

    Avoid smoking especially soon after use and cut back as much as possible.

  • IS THERE ANYTHING ELSE I SHOULD KNOW ABOUT USING CORSODYL TREATMENT MOUTHWASHES?

    Yes, you should note the following:

    Using some toothpastes immediately after using Corsodyl treatment mouthwashes may stop it working properly. Avoid this by using Corsodyl at a different time of day, or use toothpaste first, rinse thoroughly with water and wait 5 minutes before using Corsodyl.

    You can also use Corsodyl Toothpaste as your regular toothpaste as this is designed to be used alongside our treatment mouthwashes.

    In a few cases side effects may occur:

    • If you get a rash, swelling of the mouth or face, or have difficulty breathing, stop using the mouthwash and seek immediate medical help. These effects may be symptoms of a severe allergic reaction which is very rare.
    • If you get irritation of the mouth, soreness or swelling of the inside of the cheeks, stop using the mouthwash and tell your dentist. These effects should go away when treatment is stopped.
    • You may notice a change of taste or slight burning sensation when you first use the mouthwash. This usually goes away with continued use.
    • If peeling of the skin inside the mouth occurs, dilute the mouthwash with an equal amount of water.

    If you experience any of these side effects or any other, please consult a doctor, dentist or pharmacist.

  • CAN I USE CORSODYL TREATMENT PRODUCTS TO TREAT GUM DISEASE IN CHILDREN?

    Children who are 12 years or older can use the Corsodyl treatment mouthwashes, spray or gel, following the same directions as for adults. However Corsodyl should not be used by children under 12 years old, unless recommended by a dentist.

  • DO CORSODYL PRODUCTS CONTAIN TRICLOSAN?

    Corsodyl products do not contain triclosan.

PROTECTING AGAINST GUM DISEASE

  • ARE THERE ANY SIDE EFFECTS TO USING CORSODYL DAILY MOUTHWASH?

    Stop using Corsodyl Daily and seek immediate medical help if you get a rash, swelling of the mouth or face or have difficulty breathing. These effects may be symptoms of an allergic reaction which is very rare.

    As with any other oral care product, if irritation occurs discontinue use.

    Temporary discolouration of teeth may occur, which can be removed by twice daily brushing or by your dentist or hygienist.

  • DOES CORSODYL DAILY MOUTHWASH CONTAIN ALCOHOL?

    No, our Daily mouthwashes are alcohol free.

  • WHAT FLAVOURS OF CORSODYL DAILY MOUTHWASH ARE AVAILABLE?

    Corsodyl Daily Mouthwash is available in Fresh Mint, Cool Mint and Icy Mint flavours.

  • WILL CORSODYL DAILY MOUTHWASH STAIN MY TEETH?

    Temporary discolouration of teeth may occur, which can be removed by twice daily brushing or by your dentist or hygienist.

    You can avoid staining by not drinking tea, coffee or red wine, especially up to one hour after use, and by twice daily brushing with toothpaste.

  • DO CORSODYL DAILY PRODUCTS CONTAIN TRICLOSAN?

    Corsodyl products do not contain triclosan.