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Could I use listerine instead of peridex (chlorhexidine gluconate)?

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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management

In brief: Not recommended

Peridex (chlorhexidine gluconate) is a Rx rinse that is recommended and is more effective than Listerine due to its lasting effect after the rinse has been used.
Peridex (chlorhexidine gluconate) actually continues to kill bacteria for up to 60 minutes after rinse.

In brief: Not recommended

Peridex (chlorhexidine gluconate) is a Rx rinse that is recommended and is more effective than Listerine due to its lasting effect after the rinse has been used.
Peridex (chlorhexidine gluconate) actually continues to kill bacteria for up to 60 minutes after rinse.
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin
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In brief: Not the same

Speak to your treating dentist regarding your concerns about using peridex (chlorhexidine gluconate).
If you have periodontitis, better treat it now than later... It will be more expensive in the long run.

In brief: Not the same

Speak to your treating dentist regarding your concerns about using peridex (chlorhexidine gluconate).
If you have periodontitis, better treat it now than later... It will be more expensive in the long run.
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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