Colgate® FluoriGard® Fluoride Mouth Rinse
Daily fluoride mouth rinse, listed in the British National Formulary (BNF) and available for prescription under the NHS.
Colgate® FluoriGard® Fluoride Rinse provides daily cavity protection. It does not contain alcohol making it especially suitable for children and patients who may prefer an alcohol-free mouth rinse.
- For adults and children over 6 years of age who may be at caries risk including patients with:
- Active or a history of dental caries
- Exposed root surfaces
- High sugar diets
- Orthodontic appliances
- Dry mouth
Directions for use: Suitable for patients aged 6 years and over. Use once a day, preferably at a different time to toothbrushing. Rinse 5-10 ml around and between teeth for one minute and then spit out. Do not eat, drink or rinse mouth for at least 15 minutes afterwards.
Contains: Sodium fluoride BP 0.05% w/w (225 ppm F). Other Ingredients Aqua, Glycerin, Propylene Glycol, Sorbitol, Sodium Phosphate, Poloxamer 407, Sodium Benzoate, Disodium Phosphate, Aroma, Cetylpyridinium Chloride, Sodium Saccharin, Cinnamal, CI 19140, CI 42053.
WHAT TYPE OF PATIENT IS COLGATE® FLUORIGARD® FLUORIDE RINSE SUITABLE FOR?
Colgate® FluoriGard Fluoride Rinse is suitable for any patients who may need or prefer an alcohol-free rinse including children, patients who are pregnant, patients who have religious beliefs or patients who suffer from xerostomia.
WHAT DOES COLGATE® FLUORIGARD® FLUORIDE RINSE CONTAIN TO PROVIDE DAILY CAVITY PROTECTION?
Colgate® FluoriGard Fluoride Rinse contains Sodium Fluoride BP 0.05% w/w (225 ppm F) to provide daily cavity protection.
WHAT DOES COLGATE® FLUORIGARD® FLUORIDE RINSE TASTE LIKE?
Colgate® FluoriGard Fluoride Rinse has a mint flavour, to help maximise patient compliance.
HOW DO MY PATIENTS USE COLGATE® FLUORIGARD® FLUORIDE RINSE?
For patients 6 years and over use Colgate® FluoriGard Daily Rinse once a day rinsing with 5-10 ml around the mouth for one minute before spitting out. Patients should not eat, drink or rinse their mouth for at least 15 minutes after use.
HOW DOES COLGATE® FLUORIGARD® FLUORIDE RINSE WORK?
Sodium fluoride reduces caries by inhibiting demineralisation and promoting remineralisation of the tooth surface.