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Monday, March 10, 2014
Dental and Oral Health (Seniors)
Are there any benefits to gargling with listerine? How many times a day is best? How many seconds each time
Listerine is not recommended for use by the elderly because of its alcohol contents and phenolic compounds, since alcohol dries the soft tissue of the mouth.
Abdel Rahim Mohammad, DDS, MS, MPH, FAAOM, FACD
Clinical Professor of Geriatrics
College of Dentistry
The Ohio State University