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Listerine toothpaste

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Corben
Cosmetic Dentistry 40 years experience
Chlorine Dioxide: Using a toothpaste containing chlorine dioxide will kill gram negative aneurobic bacteria that usually cause bad breath. The chlorine dioxide will als... Read More
Dr. Joel Doyon
Cosmetic Dentistry 36 years experience
Brushing technique: It's not so much the brand of toothpaste and listerine, it's how you brush effectively to reduce bacterial populations. Discuss with your hygienist pr... Read More

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David May
Dentistry 30 years experience
Yes: You can use it before or after.
Dr. John Thaler
Prosthodontics 41 years experience
Should be: Should be okay. Remember, listerine may have up to 19% alcohol. This combined with the toothpaste is a lot on your teeth and tissues. Just try a littl... Read More
Dr. Arman Dayan
Cosmetic Dentistry 33 years experience
Yes: But you should rinse first and then use the toothpaste.
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 23 years experience
No, it shouldn't: Whitening toothpastes all work the same way in that they contain mild abrasive to help remove surface stains. They don't really whiten like oxidizing ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Karsant
Dentistry 39 years experience
? Listerine: Tolerance? How do you mean. If you mean it is not as effective it may be that you need to see a dentist for a complete evaluation of your gums and sup... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 40 years experience
In what way ?: Listerine is a mouthwash, and it does not restore carious lesions. Brushing and flossing correctly is your best defense, and the mouthwash will help y... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 54 years experience
Insignificant: In the total amounts used. Soap and detergents are worse as they clog the openings for drainage.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Wineman
Dentistry 40 years experience
While film: After using an antiseptic mouth rinse like listerine, occasionally the alcohol can cause the buccal mucosal tissue to slough. May seem like it is peel... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Teitelbaum
Dentistry 32 years experience
Try head & shoulders: Have you gotten 30% alcohol in your eyes? Keep the listerine in your mouth. You can always try apple cider vinegar for your scalp. Google it.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 54 years experience
Both similar: I would put both of them in basically the same category. Discuss with your own dentist whether you need them at all and if so which one he\she would... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Wineman
Dentistry 40 years experience
Listerine w/alcohol: It depends-mouthwashes are antiseptic, many use 25-28% alcohol to give it the bite and zing when using. Some patients prefer a mouth rinse that is alc... Read More

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