The FDA is cracking down on mouthwash manufacturers. The makers of Listerine Total Care Anticavity Mouthwash, CVS Complete Care Anticavity Mouthwash and Walgreen Mouth Rinse Full Action have been chastised for advertising that their products can remove plaque or prevent gum disease. The FDA says that consumers can use these products to reduce the likelihood of developing cavities but there is no reliable data to suggest that they will protect gums.
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