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As an adjunct to brushing and flossing, Listerine® is a mouth rinse that can kill a broad spectrum of bacteria.5,6 Adding Listerine® to a dental care regimen can therefore reduce plaque levels significantly more than brushing and flossing alone;7 indeed, Listerine® has demonstrated plaque reduction in 9 studies of at least 6 months’ duration conducted over the last 20 years.7–15


In one six-month study in which patients were evaluated for a number of measures including Plaque Index, the adjunctive use of Listerine® produced an incremental whole-mouth plaque reduction of nearly 52% when added to brushing and flossing.7


Read about LISTERINE®’s mode of action here.


Also, be sure to read about specific LISTERINE® products, to see the evidence that is specific for each product.