Clinically proven to prevent & reduce plaque, gingivitis & bad breath. Listerine Antiseptic is the mouthwash dentists recommend most for healthy gums. This proven Listerine technology, combined with fluoride for cavity protection, can be found in Listerine Essential Care Toothpaste. Kills germs that cause plaque, gingivitis & bad breath. Helps prevent & reduce gingivitis. Removes stains. Fights plaque. Helps prevent cavities. Freshens breath.