A 47-year-old member asked:
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docs can you explain, is listerine bad for your mouth?

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Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Listerine or: Listerine or any mouth wash\rinse can be bad if used improperly or overused. The ones with alcohol can dry you mouth out. Read labels, and ask your own dentist whether or not you really need it, which one to use, and how to use it.
Answered on Dec 30, 2013

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