Iodine Effective At Inhibiting Decay-Causing Bacteria

This article indicates that iodine is as effective (at 10% PVP-I, which is 1% available iodine) as any other mouthwash substance. The BIG advantage: iodine is natural. Your body NEEDS it. Your salivary glands REQUIRE it. This is not true of chlorhexidane (an invented antiseptic) nor sodium hypochlorite (household bleach).

Inhibitory Antiseptic Mouthwashes v s. mutans-sanguinis-l. acidophilus