LISTERINE® And Oral Health
Understanding the Safety and Uses of Alcohol in Mouthrinses
Dispel myths about alcohol-containing mouthrinses, and learn much more about the key findings of 30 long-term scientific studies examining the safety and science of Listerine® Antiseptic.
Video: Dentists explore new research on reducing supragingival plaque
Dentists Marie Jackson, member of LISTERINE®’s Advisory Board, and Michael Lynch Global Director of Oral Care Scientific Engagement of Johnson & Johnson Consumer, Inc., discuss new research on reducing supragingival plaque.
Efficacy of professional flossing, supervised flossing and mouth rinsing regimens on plaque and gingivitis
Why you should feel confident recommending LISTERINE® Antiseptic.
New Patient Education Materials
LISTERINE® SMART RINSE® Bubble Blast Flavor has been named the 2022 Oral Care Product of the Year. Find our children's brochure and other free patient education materials here.
Flossing: Part of a Comprehensive Approach to Daily Oral Care
See the benefits of flossing as part of a comprehensive oral health regimen to fight plaque buildup and help reduce the risk of gum disease and tooth decay.
Germ Killing Power with Powerful Clinical Proof: More Than a Century of Heritage
See why LISTERINE® Antiseptic is the #1 recommended brand by dentists and hygienists.
The Oral Microbiome: The Role of Dental Plaque Biofilm and LISTERINE® Antiseptic in Oral Health
Learn how LISTERINE® Antiseptic helps cultivate a healthy equilibrium among microorganisms in the oral cavity.
Antimicrobials (Essential Oils in LISTERINE® Antiseptic) vs Antibiotics: Important Characteristics and Differences
Learn why LISTERINE® Antiseptic doesn’t lead to bacterial resistance.
Clearing Up The Myths About Antiseptic Mouthrinse–With Science
Dr. Michael Lynch, the Global Director of Scientific Engagement of Oral Health at LISTERINE®, and Kara Vavrosky, RDHEP, discuss the science of LISTERINE® Antiseptic Mouthwash.
Other Featured Content
Summary: This resource from the American Dental Association describes two main types of mouthrinse: cosmetic and therapeutic. Background: While not a replacement for daily brushing and flossing, use...
Antimicrobial mouthrinse as part of a comprehensive oral care regimen
Summary: Antimicrobial mouthrinses often are used as part of daily oral care to reduce plaque and gingivitis. Although several safety factors have been associated with long-term use of...
Home Oral Care
Summary: When designing a home-care plan for patients, the American Dental Association (ADA) Council on Scientific Affairs created a comprehensive resource to help dentists facilitate home oral care...
The effect of mouthrinses on oral malodor: A systematic review
Summary: This literature review looked at the impact and treatment effects of mouthrinses on oral malodor. The paper reviewed PubMed-MEDLINE, the Cochrane-CENTRAL, and EMBASE through February 10,...
Adjunctive benefit of an essential oil–containing mouthrinse in reducing plaque and gingivitis in patients who brush and floss regularly: A 6-month study
Summary: This study sought to better understand the role of an essential oil (EO)–containing mouthrinse in reducing plaque and gingivitis in patients who brush and floss regularly. Authors: N....
Meta-analysis of the effect of an essential oil–containing mouthrinse on gingivitis and plaque
Summary: The purpose of this meta-analysis was to evaluate the combined effectiveness of mechanical methods with essential oil–containing mouthrinses (MMEO) versus mechanical methods (MM) alone in...