Colgate® FluoriGard Daily Mouth Rinse

Daily fluoride mouth rinse, listed in the British Dental Formulary and available for prescription under the NHS.

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  • Overview

    Colgate® FluoriGard Daily Rinse is a daily fluoride mouth rinse providing supplemental topical fluoride to prevent dental caries.

    • Clinically proven to reduce caries1
    • Listed on the Dental Practitioners' Formulary (BNF) as sodium fluoride mouth wash 0.05%


    • Contains sodium fluoride 0.05% w/w (225ppm F)
    • Available on the Dental Practitioner's Formulary (BNF)
    • Great-tasting mint flavour


    • Clinically proven to reduce caries1
    • Proven efficacy
    • Suitable 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
    1Marinho et al, (2002) Cochrane Database, Syst Rev, No. 3


  • Indications

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  • Information


    Usage: At-home use for the prevention of dental caries. lsquo;Delivering better oral healthrsquo; guidance states ‘For those aged 8 years upwards with active caries prescribe daily fluoride rinse’1

    Product benefits: Contains sodium fluoride 0.05% w/w (225ppm F), Colgate® FluoriGard Daily Rinse is clinically proven to reduce caries.1 Available on the Dental Practitioners' Formulary (BNF).

    Mode of action: Sodium fluoride reduces caries by inhibiting demineralisation and promoting remineralisation of the tooth surface. Active ingredients: Sodium fluoride 0.05% BP w/w (225ppm F)

    Directions for use: Advice to patients according to ‘Delivering better oral health’ guidance document states ‘rinsing with water, mouthwashes or mouth rinses (including fluoride rinses) immediately after toothbrushing will wash away the concentrated fluoride in the remaining toothpaste, thus diluting it and reducing its preventive effects. For this reason rinsing after toothbrushing should be discouraged1



    1 Delivering better oral health –An evidence based toolkit for prevention. Published by Public Health England, 2014.
    2 Marinho et al, Fluoride mouth rinses for preventing dental caries in children and adolescents (2002) Cochrane Database, Syst Rev, No. 3

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