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ELI5 Explain Like I'm 5: Bite sized answers to stuff you should know about - in a mini podcast

Apr 9, 2021

Dentists recommend flossing all the time, but why don't they suggest the use of mouthwash as much? Can or can't you rebuild enamel with mouthwash or toothpaste products? Why does mouthwash cause a burning sensation in your mouth? Why was it named Listerine and what was the event that made it take off?


... We explain like i'm five!


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