What does Duraphat do to your teeth?

Colgate Duraphat Varnish works in two ways: Prevents caries. Contact with enamel results in the formation of calcium fluoride on the tooth surface, providing a fluoride reservoir for protection against cariogenic acid attack. Provides relief from dentine hypersensitivity.

Is Duraphat toothpaste good for teeth?

Duraphat has a 76% reduction in root carious lesions, making it great for people who are especially susceptible to developing these types of decay – with 5000 ppm Fluoride you can rest easy knowing that this toothpaste will help protect against any risk!

Is Duraphat good for gum disease?

The Colgate Duraphat 5000 toothpaste’s high fluoride content helps to mitigate these risks and can help prevent both dental cavities and gum disease.

How often should I use Duraphat toothpaste?

The directions on the pack will tell you how often to use the toothpaste – it will be either two or three times a day. It is recommended that you use the toothpaste to brush your teeth after meals, and that you do not drink anything or use a mouth rinse for at least 30 minutes afterwards.

Does Duraphat have side effects?

Like all medicines, Duraphat® Toothpaste can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them. In some rare cases (i.e. less than 1 in 1000 people treated) allergic (hypersensitivity) reactions can occur e.g. rash, itching, swelling and redness. Burning oral sensation has also been reported.

What are the side effects of Duraphat toothpaste?

Who should use Duraphat 5000?

Colgate Duraphat 5000ppm fluoride toothpaste is suitable for adults and children over 16 years of age who may be at risk from tooth decay including patients with: Active tooth decay or a history of tooth decay.

Should you wet your toothbrush before applying toothpaste?

Wetting before softens toothbrush bristles and rinses off debris. Wetting after ensures the toothpaste melts into your toothbrush so it doesn’t roll off. Not wetting your toothbrush means there aren’t extra steps between applying toothpaste and brushing.

What happens if you swallow Duraphat toothpaste?

swallowed the toothpaste If you constantly swallow too much of the toothpaste over several months and years, you may experience dental fluorosis (stained or speckled appearance of the dental enamel and enamel fragility) or bone fluorosis (osteosclerosis; increased density of your bones).

What is the composition of Colgate Duraphat 1mL suspension?

COMPOSITION 1mL suspension contains 50mg sodium fluoride, equivalent to 22600 ppm F, in an alcoholic solution of resins. 2. INDICATIONS For the treatment of dentine hypersensitivity. 3. METHOD OF APPLICATION Colgate ® Duraphat ® Varnish Single Dose is designed to be applied by the dental professional, and is not for self-medication by the patient.

Can you use Colgate Duraphat on your teeth?

Colgate ® Duraphat ® Varnish Single Dose is designed to be applied by the dental professional, and is not for self-medication by the patient. 4. CONTRAINDICATIONS Ulcerative gingivitis and stomatitis.

What is Duraphat 50mg/ml dental suspension?

Duraphat 50mg/ml Dental Suspension is to be applied by the dentist. Before applying Duraphat, excess plaque should be removed and the teeth dried. Duraphat is applied as a thin layer to the most susceptible areas of dentition using a brush, probe or swab.

What is Colgate Duraphat varnish?

Colgate Duraphat varnish is clinically proven to be effective against dentine hypersensitivity for 30 days with just one application 1. It is tinted for easy isualization and sets rapidly on contact with saliva, making it quick and easy to apply. It is clinically proven in the prevention of caries 2 Prevents caries.