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Is listerine bad for my teeth?

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Dr. Peter Eng
Dentistry

In brief: No

Listerine is not bad for your teeth, but over use can dry your gums due to the alcohol content.

In brief: No

Listerine is not bad for your teeth, but over use can dry your gums due to the alcohol content.
Dr. Peter Eng
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Dr. Franklin Allen
Dentistry

In brief: Not likely

When used as directed listerine is very safe and good at helping reduce gingivitis.
It does have alcohol (burn) which can irritate the gums if held in the mouth too long. If you have dry mouth, listerine could also make you even drier. Dry mouth, xerostomia, can cause teeth to decay very quickly.

In brief: Not likely

When used as directed listerine is very safe and good at helping reduce gingivitis.
It does have alcohol (burn) which can irritate the gums if held in the mouth too long. If you have dry mouth, listerine could also make you even drier. Dry mouth, xerostomia, can cause teeth to decay very quickly.
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