Cold And Flu Season

5 Effective Care For Your Mouth

During cold and flu season, it is essential not only to focus on treating general symptoms, but also to pay attention to oral health.

The common cold and flu are highly contagious and mainly affect the respiratory tract. While cold symptoms are usually milder and improve within a week to 10 days.

Differences between the signs and symptoms of a cold and the flu

The flu and colds, both affecting the respiratory system, present symptoms that can be easily confused.

Sneezing can cause bumps on teeth, leading to possible breakage or damage, especially if you lose control over the sneeze.

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How can I protect my mouth from the cold or flu?

Remember to brush at least twice a day, spending at least two minutes each session.

Mouthwashes with cetylpyridinium chloride, chlorhexidine in low concentrations, or diluted hydrogen peroxide may be helpful in reducing bacterial.

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