Should I use Listerine every day?
For best results, Listerine mouthwash should be used twice a day. Please see directions of use on the product label.
Is Listerine Zero as effective as alcohol containing Listerine?
Both Milder Taste and alcohol containing Listerine mouthwashes with essential oils are proven to help clean teeth by reducing plaque bacteria in clinical studies.
Does Listerine prevent tartar build up?
Listerine Stay White, Listerine Total Care and Listerine Total Care Milder Taste help to reduce tartar build up and can help maintain naturally white teeth.
Do you use Listerine before or after brushing?
Listerine mouthwash is especially effective when used twice a day after you brush your teeth. Please see directions of use on the product label.
Does Listerine replace flossing?
Listerine can reach in between teeth however we recommend that you discuss specific oral care regimens like dental flossing with your dental healthcare professional.
Does Listerine kill bacteria in your throat?
We do not recommend gargling with Listerine mouthwash.
Does Listerine whiten teeth?
Listerine® Advanced White Milder Taste is proven to whiten teeth , it’s able to remove stains from teeth and prevent them so you can have whiter teeth in just 1 week.
Does Listerine kill viruses?
Listerine mouthwash is not recommended to help kill viruses. We recommend you seek the help of your health care professional should you be experiencing a viral infection.
Are you supposed to rinse your mouth after Listerine?
The effects of rinsing the mouth following Listerine mouthwash use has not been studied. We therefore do not recommend rinsing the mouth following Listerine mouthwash use.
Is Listerine an antibacterial mouthwash?
Yes! Our Listerine mouthwashes contain essential oils to fight plaque bacteria making them antibacterial mouthwashes.
Should Listerine be diluted?
We have not studied the effects of using Listerine mouthwash that has been diluted. We therefore do not recommend diluting Listerine mouthwash prior to use.