Brushing only cleans 60% of the surfaces of your teeth leaving plaque bacteria in the hard to reach places such as between your teeth. That is why dentists and hygienists recommend additional oral hygiene aids such as floss and mouthwash.
Used twice daily, Listerine Coolmint is proven to kill up to 99.9% of bacteria in the mouth, reduce plaque by up to 56% more than brushing alone, provide 24 hour fresh breath protection and maintain healthy gums.
The active ingredients are Eucalyptol, Menthol, Methyl Salicylate and Thymol. The other ingredients are water, alcohol, sorbitol solution, flavoring, poloxamer 407, benzoic acid, sodium saccharin, sodium benzoate, FD&C green no. 3
Brush twice every day. After each brushing session, use 20ml (approximately 3/4 capfuls) to rinse your teeth and gums. Gargle for 30 seconds. Do not swallow. Do not dilute.