A few months ago I found out that my gums were swelling up so my dentist recommended I use a mouthwash to help fight off the gingivitis. My dentist recommended I use Scope. The first time I used it I found that my mouth and gums felt really good and clean. I used it continually twice a day for a few weeks and had noticed that my gum swelling had gone down and people remarked that my breath always smelt minty fresh. Personally I think the product had a great taste and my breath stays minty fresh for many hours at a time. The cap itself it childproof which is a nice feature when you have children in the house because the product does contain alcohol. By using Scope on a regular basis I have found my gums to be in excellent shape and my breath smelling great, so if you are having either of these problems I recommend you trying using this product.