A bad taste in the mouth and other oral symptoms are symptoms of Th1 diseaseAny of the chronic inflammatory diseases caused by bacterial pathogens. and immunopathologyA temporary increase in disease symptoms experienced by Marshall Protocol patients that results from the release of cytokines and endotoxins as disease-causing bacteria are killed.. Along with brushing and flossing, there is the option to use mouthwash regularly. Marshall ProtocolA curative medical treatment for chronic inflammatory disease. Based on the Marshall Pathogenesis. (MP) patients should use a mouthwash which contains Cetylpyridinium Chloride (CPC) as an active ingredient.

Mouthwashes containing CPC can reduce dental inflammationThe complex biological response of vascular tissues to harmful stimuli such as pathogens or damaged cells. It is a protective attempt by the organism to remove the injurious stimuli as well as initiate the healing process for the tissue. and pain. Some common brand name products are:

  • Scope Outlast
  • Viadent Advanced Care Oral Rinse
  • Oral-B Anti-Plaque Alcohol-Free Mouthwash – available in the United Kingdom
  • Crest Pro-Health and Pro-Health Night (some have concerns about it staining teeth)

Take a look at the ingredients of the store or generic brands where you shop. There may be a low cost product that still has CPC as an ingredient.

MP patients should avoid using mouthwashes which contain additives, namely FD&C Yellow #5 (a preservative) or Tartrazine, E102. A few of the more popular mouthwashes that contain these additives are:

  • Scope (even the blue version contains yellow dye #5)
  • Cepacol (contains 0.05% CPC and yellow dye #5)
  • Listerine
  • ACT

Medicated mouthwashes

Medicated mouthwashes are usually prescribed by a dentist for specific conditions, such as gum infections, ulcers, or after gum surgery. These may contain Chlorhexidine Gluconate, which has pronounced antiseptic properties. These inhibit the formation of plaque and calculus, thus helping to maintain oral health in those individuals having an excessive tendency to form plaque.

These mouthwashes are to be used only for a short time, as prescribed by a dentist, as prolonged use may cause undesirable side effects. Mouthwashes containing Cetylpyridinium Chloride may be more effective than those containing Chlorhexidine Gluconate.

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These are good:

A real ultrasonic toothbrush - not one with vibrating bristles but one which also 'vibrates' ultrasonically - will help dislodge the plaque really quickly. Not sure if there are any in Australia, but we can get them in the USA from:


more info here: https://www.ultrasonex.com.hk/su100.htm

and here: https://www.ultrasonex.com.hk/info.htm


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