Stannous Fluoride Oral Rinse

Stannous Fluoride 0.63% Concentrate Oral Rinse is a stable, water-free concentrate containing 0.63% stannous fluoride for dilution to 0.1% stannous fluoride.  This is a treatment rinse, not a mouthwash. Active Ingredients:  Stannous Fluoride 0.63% (w/w) (provides 0.1% (w/v) stannous fluoride when mixed). Stannous Fluoride Oral Rinse – Clinical Pharmacology Topical application of fluoride to theContinue reading “Stannous Fluoride Oral Rinse”

Chlorhexidine

Paroex is an oral rinse containing 0.12% Chlorhexidine gluconate (1,1′-hexamethylene bis [5-(p-chlorophenyl) biguanide] di-D-gluconate) in a base containing deionized water, propylene glycol, glycerin, polyoxyl 40 hydrogenated castor oil, mint flavor, potassium acesulfame, FD&C Red #40 and D&C Red #33. Paroex ® is a near-neutral solution (pH range 5-7). Chlorhexidine gluconate is a salt of Chlorhexidine and gluconic acid.Continue reading “Chlorhexidine”

What These 11 Drinks Do to Your Teeth

1. Wine When it comes to wine, red is better for dental health, but no variety is necessarily good for your teeth. 2. Beer While there isn’t a lot of data on how beer affects your teeth, some evidence suggests that it could actually be beneficial. 3. Vodka Vodka has a pH around 4, butContinue reading “What These 11 Drinks Do to Your Teeth”

10 Things You Don’t Know About Your Teeth

1. Your teeth are uniquely yours Your teeth are like your fingerprint: They’re uniquely yours. This is why dental records are sometimes used to identify human remains. Even identical twins don’t have identical teeth. 2. They’re a bit like icebergs About a third of each tooth is underneath your gums. This is why keeping yourContinue reading “10 Things You Don’t Know About Your Teeth”

Common Mouth Problem

Cold Sore  Also called fever blisters, you don’t get cold sores from fevers or colds but they can be triggered by them. The virus that causes cold sores is usually passed via a kiss, shared utensils, or other close contact. Over-the-counter creams and ointments may help discomfort and speed healing. Frequent sores may require a prescription.Continue reading “Common Mouth Problem”

Dental Implant

What Are Dental Implants? Dental implants are replacement tooth roots. Implants provide a strong foundation for fixed (permanent) or removable replacement teeth that are made to match your natural teeth. What Are the Advantages of Dental Implants? There are many advantages to dental implants, including: • Improved appearance. Dental implants look and feel like your ownContinue reading “Dental Implant”

Common dental problems to be aware of

Cavities Cavities may start on the surface of a tooth and then spread to the softer inner layer. Help protect yourself from cavities by cutting back on sugar and sweets, or by eating sugar-free foods. And be sure to brush every day with fluoride toothpaste. Demineralization It’s a big word, but it just means theContinue reading “Common dental problems to be aware of”

Opalescence

For use with customized take-home whitening trays, Opalescence PF tooth whitening gel offers many options for patients. With its easy syringe delivery, Opalescence PF whitening gel is easily customizable for each patient’s individual situation. The gel contains 20% water to prevent dehydration, and the sticky, viscous formula helps keep the gel and tray in place.Continue reading “Opalescence”

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