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Ok to use toothpaste w/ mouthwash in it after extraction?



Junior member
Aug 18, 2018
My dentist told me not to use mouthwash and to do salt water rinses instead. I've diligently been following all his instructions, but today I JUST realized while looking at my toothpaste label that I've been using a toothpaste with mouthwash contained in it! I haven’t had too much pain but I'm so worried now because I heard the alcohol in mouthwash increases the chances of a dry socket.

Have I just put myself at a really big risk of a dry socket? This is the specific brand I've been using: https://ca.crest.com/en-ca/products/...ope-toothpaste
No you haven't done any harm, crack on with it if you like the taste.