The natural way to clean the oral cavity
Dental practitioners are well aware of the detrimental impact that plaque biofilm can have on oral health. Twice daily brushing with a fluoride toothpaste and the daily use of an interdental brush are vital to a patient’s oral hygiene in order to prevent and manage oral diseases such as dental caries and periodontitis. For patients with acute dental problems or limited dexterity, mouth rinses can be used as a supplement, enabling them to protect their teeth and rinse out any bacteria.
Chlorhexidine is a key ingredient in many current mouth rinse products, but the long-term use of these solutions can result in adverse side effects such as tooth discolouration and impaired taste. These issues, combined with current patient preferences, emphasise the need for innovative, new mouth rinses comprised of safe and highly effective ingredients. As a result, scientists have looked to mother nature in order to develop Citrox, which has the potential to revolutionise many industries – including dentistry.
Manufactured using naturally-derived, non-toxic, hypo-allergenic, and non-corrosive ingredients, Citrox takes advantage of the bioflavonoids (plant-based compounds) found in plants. Scientists have discovered that bioflavonoids have the ability to modify the body’s reaction to allergens, inflammation, viruses, and carcinogens. Not only can bioflavonoids protect the body against oxidative and free-radical damage, they can also increase the strength of the capillaries, thereby regulating their permeability to prevent ruptures and protect against infection. This helps to heal wounds and support a healthy immune system.
Citrox is created using the bioflavonoids in the piths and pulp of bitter oranges, which are dried and ground into a fine powder. This is then mixed with other natural substances (organic acids) to produce a powerful anti-microbial, anti-oxidant, and anti-inflammatory agent. Citrox has now been developed as a key mouth rinse ingredient, as it has the ability to kill 99.9998% of bacteria, viruses, and fungi, making it a highly effective, natural, anti-microbial substance.
Experts at Cardiff University believe that Citrox has numerous advantages as a key ingredient in oral healthcare products, including mouth rinses. Research has revealed that Citrox is effective against dangerous pathogens such as MRSA, C. Difficile, Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, and Streptococcus. According to a study by Williams et al., Citrox combined with other supplements is more effective than chlorhexidine alone at protecting the oral cavity from a wide range of bacteria known to cause oral diseases such as dental caries and periodontitis. This is due to the substance’s ability to inactivate a variety of microorganisms by affecting multiple target sites, thereby surpassing traditional antibiotics that usually target one specific area.
Used as a vital mouth rinse ingredient, Citrox works by breaking down bacterial biofilm quickly and efficiently to ensure a fast-acting result with long-lasting, residual effects. The strength of Citrox is evident even in the presence of organic matter, and it is also less prone to bacterial resistance so that it can protect the human body against bacterial re-infiltration. This makes Citrox an extremely powerful substance that can help patients maintain good oral hygiene practises that help to prevent oral health complications.
Patients can feel confident knowing that Citrox is completely biodegradable, safe to handle, and eco-friendly. As Citrox is alcohol-free and does not contain any synthetic fragrances or colourants, it does not change the flavour of food and drink for uninterrupted taste. It also minimises the possibility of any staining on natural teeth and dental restorations, which – as we are well aware – is typical of many mouth rinse products currently available on the market. For additional peace of mind, Citrox is GMO (Genetically Modified Organism) free, does not contain any petrochemicals or allergic substances, and is not tested on animals – thus providing a truly natural alternative to traditional mouthwash ingredients.
Patients must be reminded of their responsibility to follow good oral hygiene habits at home. Those that suffer from acute dental problems can be particularly vulnerable, which is why using the most effective dental products is essential. By taking advantage of Citrox-based solutions, patients can benefit from safe, natural protection against a whole host of harmful pathogens, which will enable them to ensure their long-term oral health and general wellbeing.
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