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What should I do if I get redness on the skin around my mouth?

If you get redness on the skin around your mouth, try changing toothpastes. Ingredients in some toothpastes could irritate your skin. One study found that toothpastes containing propylene glycol and sodium lauryl sulfate (SLS) were more likely to irritate the skin than other toothpastes tested. If the problem doesn't go away after you change toothpastes, see your dentist.

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