THE POWER OF LISTERINE®
See the science behind why LISTERINE® Antiseptic is more effective than floss against plaque above the gumline.
A COMPREHENSIVE APPROACH TO DAILY ORAL CARE
Together, brushing, flossing, and rinsing with LISTERINE® Antiseptic on a daily basis provides a comprehensive approach to oral care and an approach to cleaning that reaches nearly 100% of the mouth.2,3
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