A Gargle a Day Can Keep COVID Away
Paying attention to your oral hygiene can pay off by protecting you from the virus
It’s nearly a year after COVID-19 first hit our country, but it continues to prove to be an uphill battle. Just when we thought we had a shot at bouncing back from its perilous effects, three new variants of the virus have sprung to life and now pose an imminent threat to the country. These new strains of COVID-19 are known to be more transmissible. Therefore, stricter measures must be put into place. And now that the new variant from the UK has been first reported to be here in Metro Manila yesterday, we must all be more vigilant and practice a more intense health routine at home.
Defense against the virus doesn’t start when you leave the safety of your home and stop when you come back inside. It continues even when you’re inside the house as part of your daily hygiene. Aside from sanitizing your things when you get home, taking a shower after going out, and keeping your hands clean, paying attention to your oral hygiene can also increase your chances of keeping yourself safe from the virus. Since your mouth is one of the main gateways to your body, your oral hygiene is one of the first lines of defense against COVID-19 at home. Brushing your teeth and flossing won’t be enough to protect you from potential risks of contracting COVID—you have to reach the back of your throat where the virus incubates. Gargling with a medical- and dentist-approved mouth rinse like Orahex-AF is a necessary step to improve your oral hygiene.
Orahex-AF has a broad antimicrobial spectrum of action. It has bactericidal and bacteriostatic properties to minimize growth of bacteria, fungi, yeast, and viruses, reducing infection in the oral cavity and pharynx. It stays in the mouth longer than other rinses by binding well onto the gums, teeth, tongue, and inner cheek. It’s also alcohol-free so it doesn’t sting, and it’s safe and well-tolerated by mouth tissues.
Because of its myriad of benefits, Orahex-AF has gained popularity among parents. As protectors of their families, these parents are ensuring their kids are safe from COVID-19 by turning to Orahex-AF and practicing good oral hygiene at home:
The first step to keeping your family safe from COVID-19 starts at home. Gargle with Orahex-AF everyday and see how having good oral hygiene can come a long way.