PreviDent 5% sodium fluoride varnish from Colgate Professional has a strong desensitizing action when applied to dental surfaces, treating hypersensitivity quickly and easily. PreviDent sets rapidly on contact with saliva, resulting in patient comfort and acceptance. It leaves a thin film on teeth after application but is transparent and doesn’t leave a yellow mark. Unit-dose packaging makes application fast and easy.
Going Beyond ‘Give Kids a Smile’ With Prevention
On Friday, Feb. 3, I attended a 15th annual national kickoff event for Give Kids a Smile, an initiative of the ADA Foundation (ADAF) supported by Henry Schein , Colgate-Palmolive , and KaVo Kerr. The event at Rutgers School of Dental Medicine brought together dental students, residents, and faculty who volunteered their time to provide free dental care to local schoolchildren. It was a fun, festive atmosphere, from the magician who was entertaining the children as they waited for treatment, to the dental students who had toy models that allowed kids to pretend they were a...Read More
THE HYGIENE PERSPECTIVE - FLUORIDE VARNISH: NOT JUST FOR KIDS
When it comes to fluoride varnish, you may have grown accustomed to some patient grumbling. From the uncomfortable, gritty feeling that their last fluoride varnish treatment left behind to adult patients claiming that it’s for "kids only"—there’s certainly some skepticism in the air. But the truth, as touted by the American Dental Association, is that in-office fluoride varnish treatment is safe and effective in preventing tooth decay for both children and adults. “Risk factors do not end at age 16—they continue and even become more numerous,” said Donna Brogan, a...Read More
Tried and True
Prevident With their line of products, Colgate offers patients an array of options, including rinses, gels, or pastes. With their expansive Prevident line, which includes toothpastes, rinses, varnishes, and fluoride gels, Colgate offers an array of options. Dentists can tailor treatment to a patient?s individual preferences, convenience, and comfort/sensitivity levels. Prevident 5000 Plus Colgate PreviDent 5000 Plus is a prescriptionstrength fluoride toothpaste that combines the cleaning power of a toothpaste with prescription-strength fluoride for dental caries protection. PreviDent 5000 Plus brand of 1.1% sodium...Read More
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