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Most Popular Mouthwash: Listerine, Plus Alternatives

Listerine took down over 60% of your votes, easily winning the title of best mouthwash in our voting. There are several types of Listerine, and of course lots of alternatives, so let’s get into it.

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Your most recommended Listerine variants, in order:

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What’s Up With Alcohol In Mouthwash?

The presence of alcohol in mouthwash was the biggest point of contention in the comments sections of this Co-Op.

The debate over whether alcohol-containing mouthwashes are linked to oral cancer continues — it’s an issue that has been discussed since the 1970s with no definitive answers. One stumbling block has been the way the studies have been designed, according to the American Dental Association (ADA). As of now, the ADA has put its Seal of Acceptance on some mouth rinses containing alcohol after it extensively reviewed their effectiveness and safety. - Everyday Health

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Most popular nonalcoholic mouthwash: ACT


What’s Up With Fluoride?


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