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LISTERINE® ZERO® Clean Mint Mouthwash

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1 week 2 days ago

Supposed to Turn my Teeth White, Not my Gums...

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Age: 18 to 24 years old
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In my life I’ve had eight regular teeth pulled, four wisdom teeth, and braces for six years. Rinsing with this mouth wash for thirty seconds was the most painful and terrifying oral experience I’ve ever had. Not only did it burn like fire, after spitting it out I noticed that much of my lower gums and the inside of my cheeks had, to my horror, turned white. Half an hour later, they had mostly returned to their normal color, but the whole bottom right side of my mouth felt like it had been hit with a numbing shot. It seems many people have had issues with this mouthwash causing their mouth skin to peel off in great strips and chunks, as well as temporary loss of taste and painful canker sores. I wish I had read these reviews before using the product.
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Response from Johnson and Johnson, Listerine, Consumer Care 1 week 1 day ago
We're so sorry to hear that! We'd like to learn more and see what we can do to help. Please give us a call at ​1-888-222-0182, M-F from 9am to 5:30pm ET. Hope to hear from you soon!
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1 week 4 days ago

Look No Further...

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Age: 35 to 44 years old
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I absolutely LOVE this formula of Listerine! It does everything that the product claims to do. The mouthwash does burn for a moment, but most do. That's how you know that germs and bacterial are being killed. The taste is mild and leaves your mouth feeling totally clean and refreshed. I have sensitive teeth and this product (in addition to my sensitive toothpaste) work extremely well together. Kudos to the makers of this formula! I have and will continue to use this Total Care Stain Remover Mouthwash and it is highly recommended. The price was reasonable for the high quality of the mouthwash. Thanks Listerine!!!!
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Pearly White
Location: 
Fall River

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1 week 5 days ago

Makes the Skin inside my Mouth Peel Off

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Age: 18 to 24 years old
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Bought this product this yesterday and used it for the first time this morning. After using it, it made the skin on the inside of my mouth, from my cheeks and gums, peel off in very large chunks. This product does the exact opposite of what it is marketed as doing, and is in fact not at all healthy for your mouth. I will never buy another Listerine product again, and would encourage anyone to never use this product either.
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Luke
Location: 
Washington

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Response from Johnson and Johnson, Listerine, Consumer Service 1 week 5 days ago
Hey there, thanks for letting us know about this! While sloughing is not a common side effect we expect from using mouthwash products, it can happen in some people. Please know that this is harmless! We'd really like to chat more and see how we can help, so give us a call at ​1-888-222-0182 from 9am - 5:30pm ET, Monday through Friday. Thanks!
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2 weeks 2 days ago

Not for Sensitive Teeth

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Age: 18 to 24 years old
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Originally, I was super excited about trying this product, however, upon using it I experienced an immediate throbbing pain as a result of one of my teeth's sensitivity to the mouthwash. I'm not exactly sure what ingredient within the product is causing the sensitivity, but I've never experienced such an intense reaction in regard to using a mouthwash. I use mouthwash daily and have for years, but I definitely won't be purchasing this one again!
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Brandi
Location: 
Cincinnati

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Response from Johnson and Johnson, Listerine, Consumer Care 2 weeks 1 day ago
So sorry to hear that, Brandi! We'd love to learn more about what happened and see what we can do to help. When you have a chance, give us a call at 1-888-222-0182, we're here from 9AM to 5:30PM ET M-F. Hope to hear from you soon!
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2 weeks 6 days ago

CANKER SORES! CONTAINS SODIUM LAURYL SULFATE!! BEWARE

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Age: 35 to 44 years old
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After my first and only use I woke up with canker sores! A quick Google searches returned that this is common with this horrible product. Sodium Lauryl SULFATE does not belong in mouthwash. I WILL NEVER BUY AGAIN. I should've checked the ingredients first.
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Location: 
Troy

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Response from Johnson and Johnson, Listeirne, Consumer Care 2 weeks 5 days ago
We're sorry to hear about this! We would about your experience using our mouthwash. Please give us a call at​ 1-888-222-0182 M-F between the hours of 9A-5:30P ET. Thank you and have a great day.
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3 weeks 10 hours ago

Gum and cheek peeling

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Age: 18 to 24 years old
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My dentist recommended the zero alcohol to me yesterday when I said I hated mouthwash because of the intense burning sensation. There was still a burning sensation, albeit not as much, but the texture of my mouth became rough immediately after, and this morning my gums and inner cheek were peeling off in white, fleshy ribbons. They now feel raw and are still coming off when I try to eat. My mother had mentioned she had issues with Listerine in the past, and considering that it seems many people have the same issue and are even mentioning teeth browning, I don't think I'll bother letting my dad try to finish the bottle.
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Steph
Location: 
Huntington Beach

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Response from Johnson and Johnson, Listerine, Consumer Care 3 weeks 9 hours ago
We want to learn more about this. Please give us a call at 1-888-222-0182. We're available Monday-Friday 9AM-5:30PM ET. When you call mention your username to our team. We hope to chat soon!
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3 weeks 6 days ago

2 nights of use, sense of taste has diminished.

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Age: 35 to 44 years old
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I bought this product to try out and after using this mouthwash for 2 nights in a row, my sense of taste seems flat. I am able to taste some things but I can definitely tell that my taste is off. I noticed there was a lot of foam as I was swishing the product around and the after taste was off-putting. I noticed after waking up in the morning, my taste was dulled. I have never experienced anything like this before with other Listerine mouthwashes. I will not be continuing this product for these reasons. I’m just sorry that I purchased the biggest bottle of this mouthwash.
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Agilis
Location: 
Stratford

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Response from Johnson and Johnson, Listerine , Consumer Care 3 weeks 5 days ago
We're sorry to hear about this! We wouldn't expect this from our mouthwash and we would like to hear more from you about this experience.Please give us a call at ​1-888-222-0182 M-F between the hours of 9A-5:30P ET. Thank you and have a great day!
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4 weeks 14 hours ago

Leaves Film in Mouth

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Age: 45 to 54 years old
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I've been using this product for a few weeks and I started noticing a film over my teeth and among the gums that I can literally pull out of my mouth. I see after doing some searching that this might be sloughing. That's worrying since I don't want the skin in my mouth to burn off using this product. I switched from the alcohol version of this mouthwash for a milder version, but this may be turning out to be a bad switch.
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minorkey
Location: 
Los Angeles

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Response from Johnson and Johnson, Listerine , Consumer Care 4 weeks 7 hours ago
We'd like to learn more about your experience using our mouthwash! Please give us a call at 1-888-222-0182 M-F between the hours of 9A-5:30P ET. Thank you and have a great day!