Frequently Asked Questions

What is the difference between fluoride mouthwash and povidone-iodine mouthwash products?

Fluoride mouth rinse does not reduce plaque but protects your teeth from acids produced by bacterial plaque. Povidone-Iodine mouthwash minimises the buildup of plaque and the reduction in gingivitis (gum disease).

What is the difference between ORASYL Orange and ORASYL Green?

ORASYL Orange’s main ingredient is Povidone-Iodine, while ORASYL Green’s main ingredient is Chlorhexidine Digluconate. While both have antiseptic properties, the active ingredient of Povidone-Iodine is known to have a wider virucidal spectrum, based on vitro tests.

What is Povidone-Iodine and how does it work?

It is a common antiseptic that is typically used to treat inflammatory conditions of the mouth. Its antiviral and antibacterial properties can be used to kill germs that reside in the mouth.

What is Chlorhexidine Digluconate and how does it work?

It is a germicidal antiseptic mouthwash that reduces the bacteria in the mouth. It works by decreasing the number of bacteria in the mouth, reducing redness and swelling of the gums when you brush.

Do I still need to brush and floss my teeth when I use ORASYL?

Yes, ORASYL mouthwashes are not a replacement for daily tooth brushing and flossing of teeth in your daily oral hygiene routine.

Does ORASYL whiten your teeth?

No, ORASYL mouthwashes are not formulated for whitening teeth.

It states that ORASYL Orange is anti-viral and anti-bacterial, how effective is it in killing bacteria?

Our active ingredients Povidone-Iodine and Chlorhexidine Digluconate are known to have a broad antimicrobial spectrum. Individual response varies.

Does ORASYL contain essential oils?

No, ORASYL is formulated to contain as little ingredients as possible.

Is ORASYL Halal?

Yes, we use mostly natural ingredients, and it is alcohol-free.