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Which mouthwash is better at whitening: Listerine or Crest?

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Teethwhiteningathome.com rated both Listerine Whitening Restoring Fluoride Rinse and Crest 3D White Multi-Care Rinse a 3.5 out of 5 in whitening ability. Listerine Whitening Pre-Brush Rinse was rated a 3 in whitening ability.

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Women's Day rated Listerine Whitening Pre-Brush Rinse 2.6 out of 5 for whitening ability. Listerine Whitening Pre-Brush Rinse and Listerine Whitening Restoring Fluoride Rinse both use hydrogen peroxide as a bleaching agent. Listerine Whitening Restoring Fluoride Rinse and Crest 3D White Multi-Care Rinse contain the same three bleaching agents that are found in Crest Whitening strips, but the rinse is only in contact with the teeth for a very short time, which may not be sufficient for removing stains.

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