Tuesday, December 20, 2011
Topical fluoride has been a mainstay of preventive dentistry for decades. Modern biomedical research is taking topical decay prevention to the next level. New formulations actually can replace calcium lost in the tooth structure due to early decay.
MI Paste- This paste has "amorphous calcium phosphate" a bioavailable calcium that is absorbed by the tooth like a sponge. It is edible and is a great preventive paste for at risk kids.There is also a form available with fluoride. This paste is also very effective at improving the appearance of irregular enamel. For more information click here.
ClinPro - Tri-calcium Phosphate is combined with prescription strength fluoride in this paste by 3M. It is an excellent choice for people with dry mouth, high decay rate patients, and during orthodontic treatment. For more information click here.
pHlourigel HA Nano - Xylitol is combined with prescription strength fluoride in a pH balanced formula in this product by Oral Bio Tech. The natural sweetener xylitol has been shown to inhibit decay causing bacteria in multiple studies. For more information click here.