The new research follows on from findings that mouthwash can reduce the cardiovascular benefits of exercise

A new study from scientists at the University of Plymouth has offered the first insights into the long-term effects a chlorhexidine mouthwash has on the oral microbiome. The research suggests one week of mouthwash use alters the oral microbiome, lowering saliva pH, increasing acidity and heightening the risk of tooth damage.

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