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Subject Seminar

Mouth Wash
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By

Dr. Ajay Chavan

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Mouth Wash

Contents

Introduction Objective Definition History Types Active ingredients Method of preparation Cross reference
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Own Research View

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Why

A product used to enhance oral hygiene It may be used to help remove mucus and food particles deeper down in the throat It contains active ingredients that kill bacteria and prevent them from attacking your teeth 3/5/12 Mouth Wash 33

Introduction

The oral care market in India is valued at over Rs 4500 cr.

This

segmented

into

mouthwashes,

toothpastes, powders.

toothbrushes and tooth

Mouthwash category market size in India


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is at around Rs. 85 cr.( compare to


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Contd

Mouthwash cosmetic

product product,

is it

more is

like

a as

therapeutic rather than daily use and sold prescription and OTC brand both.

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Objective

Brief

introduction

and

discussion

regarding Mouth Wash.

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Definition

These are aqueous solution with a pleasant taste and odour used to make clean and deodorize the buccal cavity.

They

contain

antibacterial

agents,

alcohol, glycerin, sweetening agents, flavoring agents and coloring agents used by swishing the liquid in oral cavity.
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History

The first known references to mouth rinsing is inAyurvedaandChinese medicine, about 2700 BC, for treatment ofgingivitis.

Hippocratesrecommended a mixture of salt,alum, and vinegar.

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Types

In general there are three types of mouthwashes

Antibacterial Mouthwash Fluoride mouthwash Remineralizing mouthwash

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Antibacterial Mouthwash

Reduce the bacterial population of the mouth.

actively fight plaque and protect your teeth against decay, reduce plaque by up to 25%.

These products have a fresh taste and


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improve breath odor.


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Fluoride Mouthwash

For

people

who

are

particularly

susceptible to tooth decay.

Help to improve the fluoride layer on tooth enamel

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Remineralizing Mouthwash

Designed purely to combat bad breath.

Help repair various lesions in the mouth.

Freshen mouth, mask stale odours and


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Active ingredients

Mouthwashes are generally composed of diluents, antibacterial agents, soaps, flavorings, and colorants. Dilutant - deionized water 50%, Alcohol 20%. Antibacterial agents - Phenols, Thymol, Salol, Tannic acid, Hexachloraphene, Chlorinated Thymols, and Quaternary Ammonium compounds 3/5/12 Mouth Wash 1313

Contd

Chlorinated parachlormetacresol

phenols have both

like an

antibacterial effect and a desired flavor.

Thymol, which is obtained from volatile oils, is used at low concentrations and in conjunction with other ingredients.
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Contd

Hexachloraphene is substantive to the mucous membrane which makes it ideal for longer lasting formulas.

Quatemary compounds are often used because of their non-toxic and nonirritant
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nature.

They

are

effective
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against plaque.
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Flavorants such as Peppermint, Menthol, Methyl salicylate, and Eugenol are commonly used. The most common colors, blue and green, are the result of adding governmentally approved and certified FD&C dyes. Some mouthwash formulas also include a synthetic Mouth Wash detergent to give extra 3/5/12 1616

Method of Preparation

All raw materials are heated and cooled to rapidly combine. These material mixed with dilutant (Water or alcohol). Then flavoring and coloring material are added and mixed. Packed in suitable container.
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CHLORHEXIDINE MOUTHWASH 0.2%

Composition
Sr.no. 1 2 3 4 5 6
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Chemical Entity Glycerol Glycerol Chlorhexidine Gluconate Thymol Flavour Water, Purified
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Proportion 10 - 30% w/v 10 - 30% v/v < 10% w/v < 10% w/v < 10% w/v to 100% v/v
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Physical and Chemical Properties


Appearance / Odour: A clear, colorless slightly foaming liquid with characteristic mint odour. pH: 6.0 - 8.0 Solubility: Miscible Percent Volatiles: Approximately 10% v/v Refractive Index: 1.35 1.36 Specific Gravity : 0.995 1.015 g/mL @ 20
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Natural Mouthwash

Completely chemical free Composition

Tea tree oil : A natural bacteria fighter Essential oils of clove : Excellent antiseptic and also gum toner.

No preservatives.
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Magic Mouthwash

It is commonly prescribed for conditions such as chemotherapy/radiation-induced mucositis, canker sores, mouth pain, etc. It is to combination of ingredients with different potential mechanisms of action to treat a variety of oral conditions. There is not a standard formulation for magic mouthwash
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Contd

There are numerous magic mouthwash formulations. Most contain at least three ingredients. A combination of an Antibiotic (to reduce the bacterial flora around the lesion), Antihistamine (for local anesthetic effect), Antifungal (to stop any fungal growth), Steroid (to reduce inflammation), a local Anesthetic/pain reliever, or an 2222 Antacid (to 3/5/12 Mouth Wash

Cross Reference

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Own Research View

Herbal mouth wash can also be prepared with plants like Jatiphala, Pugaphala, Karpura, Tambula as these plants are describe in Charaka Samhita as mukasugandhikar dravya

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Summary

Necessity of Mouth wash. Definition, History, Thee Types. Ingredients and method of preparation with some example.

Ayurvedic correlation.

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Conclusion

Mouthwash is a liquid oral product designed to freshen breath.

It also helps to kill bacteria and whiten teeth


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References

Remington Pharmaceutical Science R.M.Mehata Charaka Samhita Astang Hrudaya Internet.

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THANK YOU

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