How Do Other Mouthwashes Compare to Listerine?A recent study compared the effects of certain commercially available mouthwashes on the bacteria that cause decay and the (bio)films they develop on teeth.
Mouthwash StudyFour mouthwashes were studied, one of which contained chlorhexidine gluconate, and another was Listerine. The mouthwashes were applied to the bacteria biofilms and then the viability of biofilms investigated.
Listerine Prevents Tooth DecayIt was found that the bactericidal potency of Listerine was significant, and could be used to prevent decay.
Source: Oped Dent J., 2012;6:23-30
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