NEW: A 12-WEEK STUDY REVEALS EXCITING DATA ON THE BENEFITS OF LISTERINE® ANTISEPTIC1

For all patients—including those who don’t floss well or don’t floss at all— LISTERINE® Antiseptic can help achieve better oral health.

Percent reduction in Interproximal Turesky Plaque Index at 12 weeks
Percent reduction in Interproximal MGI at 12 weeks
Percent reduction in Interproximal Bleeding Index at 12 weeks
 
 

THE POWER OF LISTERINE®

See the science behind why LISTERINE® Antiseptic is more effective than floss against plaque above the gumline.

LISTERINE® Antiseptic | 4.6x Greater Supragingival Plaque Reduction Than Flossing

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

Chart describing benefits of Brushing, flossing and LISTERINE® ANTISEPTIC as a comprehensive approach to daily oral care

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Findings of a 12-week study comparing the efficacy of LISTERINE® Antiseptic, flossing, and other oral hygiene measures on multiple oral health metrics

STUDY DESIGN

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