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Colgate Duraphat 5000ppm Fluoride Toothpaste

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Colgate Duraphat 5000ppm Fluoride Toothpaste

Colgate Duraphat 5000ppm Fluoride Toothpaste
Sodium Fluoride 1.1 % w/w (5000ppm F)

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Colgate Duraphat 5000ppm fluoride toothpaste is a high fluoride toothpaste for the prevention of dental caries in adults over 16 years — particularly amongst patients at high risk from caries.

  • Clinical studies show that higher concentrations of fluoride in dentifrice formulations compared to regular toothpaste will provide greater anti-caries benefits, with increasing in increments up to 5000ppm fluoride.
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Product Characteristics

Product Benefits

Contains 5000ppm fluoride
Delivers clinically-proven greater caries reduction than regular toothpaste — approximately 70 per cent caries reduction for a 5000ppm fluoride1
For daily use instead of regular toothpaste
Minimum disruption to patient's regular routine helps to maximise patient compliance
Great-tasting mint flavour
Helps to maximise patient compliance
Listed on the Dental Practitioners' Formulary (BNF) as sodium fluoride toothpaste 1.1% DPF)
Proven efficacy available for a wide range of patients

How it Works

Sodium fluoride applied topically after tooth eruption reduces caries by inhibiting demineralisation and promoting remineralisation of the tooth surface. It is effective on both enamel and exposed dentine.

There is a clinically-proven dose-dependent relationship between the level of fluoride in a daily toothpaste and the degree of clinical anti-caries efficacy.1

The longer the duration of topical fluoride application, the greater the anti-caries benefit.

Results of a clinical study assessing the efficacy of Colgate Duraphat 5000ppm fluoride toothpaste for at home use, found that it resulted in the hardening of:

  • 54.9 per cent of the Primary Root Carious Lesions after three months2
  • 76.1 per cent of the Primary Root Carious Lesions after six months2

1Tavss et al: American Journal of Dentistry, Vol 16, No. 6, December 2003

2Baysan et al: caries Res 2001 3:41-46

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