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5 Bad Bacteria In Your Mouth That Are Secretly Hurting Your Body

Did you know LISTERINE® kills 99.9% of bacteria?

In the oral cavity ecology, there are several criminally dangerous kinds of bacteria. These are their stories.

1. Streptococcus mutans — Dental Enemy No. 1

2. The Red Complex Gang

3. Fusobacterium nucleatum — The Opportunist

4. Prevotella intermedia — The Architect

5. Actinomyces viscosus — The Inside Man

Illustrations by Chesney Lattuga / © BuzzFeed

Brushing only reaches 25% of your mouth. Luckily, LISTERINE® antiseptic kills the germs that cause bad breath, plaque, and gingivitis.

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