A 29-year-old member asked:
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do you need to rinse your mouth with water after using listerine mouthwash?

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Dr. Anna Guarna
34 years experience Dentistry
No: No, but if it feels burning or uncomfortable it may be the alcohol...Try listerine zero instead of regular.
Answered on Mar 26, 2013
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Dr. Charles Kattuah
22 years experience Dentistry
Not recommended: In order to get the full benefits of listerine's antibacterial ingredients you should just spit it out.
Answered on Nov 13, 2012
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Dr. Behram Dalal
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Listerine: Should be fine. Hope this helps.
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Not sure: If you are referring to listerine, then possibly. Any mouthrinse that contains alcohol can cause dry mouth...Traditional listerine has alcohol. Try s ... Read More

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