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Listerine Total Care Enamel Guard is formulated to defend tooth enamel against acid erosion and the plaque bacteria, which cause caries, in three distinctly different ways; its high fluoride content remineralises and hardens enamel, its essential oils are highly active against pathogens that attack enamel and as a mouthwash it can reach all enamel surfaces more easily than a toothpaste.

Several studies [1, 2, 3] have shown that an optimum short term salivary pH level, which can be achieved by use of Listerine Total Care Enamel Guard, maximises fluoride uptake and mineral exchange.

The pH level then returns rapidly to a level well above that for acid erosion to take place.

The mouthwash contains 225 ppm fluoride which has been proven to increase fluoride levels above those for brushing with a fluoridated toothpaste alone. [4,5]

In fact, although Enamel Guard contains half the fluoride level of Sensodyne ProNamel evidence6 shows that it provides the equivalent enamel strengthening benefit.

Further studies have shown that dental plaque may constitute a barrier to fluoride uptake [7 ,8] so managing the plaque biofilm is key to helping maximise fluoride uptake and reducing the risk of caries.

It's important therefore to understand that Enamel Guard contains essential oils which have been proven to penetrate the biofilm effectively and help kill more plaque bacteria than any other daily use mouthwash.[9,10]

A six-month study by Sharma et al [11] showed that the adjunctive use of Listerine produces an incremental six-month plaque reduction of 51.9% when compared to brushing and flossing alone. Listerine also acts very quickly killing key acid-producing oral pathogens (S.mutans, P.intermedia, F.nucleatum) found in plaque biofilm in 30 seconds [12].

Unlike a fluoridated toothpaste, Listerine Total Care Enamel Guard's hydrodynamic ability enables it to reach all five exposed tooth surfaces including inter-proximal regions.

With the potential to provide all round protection for enamel, Listerine Total Care Enamel Guard is a logical adjunct to the oral hygiene regimen offering protection against acid erosion and the plaque bacteria which cause caries.

For more information and a free sample of Listerine Total Care Enamel Guard, please contact Johnson & Johnson on 0800 328 0750.

References
1.                     Arnold et al. Effect of pH of amine fluoride containing toothpastes on enamel remineraliszation in vitro.  BMC Oral Health 2007, 7; 14.
2.                     Steinberg L et al. J Dent Res 1996; 75 : (IADR abstracts).
3.                      Lussi et al. Erosive tooth wear: diagnosis, risk factors and prevention  2006.  Am J Dent Dec; 19(6):319-25.
4.                     Duckworth RM, et al 2009.  Effects of rinsing with mouthwashes after brushing with a fluoridated toothpaste on salivary fluoride concentration.  Caries Res 2009; 43:391 – 396.
5.                     Duckworth RM, Horay C, Huntingdon E, Mehta V.  2009.  Effects of flossing and rinsing with a fluoridated mouthwash after brushing with a fluoridated toothpaste on salivary fluoride clearance.  Caries Res 2009; 43:387 – 390.
6.                      Data on file - McNeil.
7.                      Alves ARB et al 1993.  Clinical and laboratory evaluation of the ability of fluoride gels to reach approximal dental regions.  Braz Dent J; 4(2): 119-126.
8.                      Watson PS et al. Penetration of Fluoride into natural plaque biofilms. J Dent Res 2005. 84: 451-455.
9.                      Data on file – McNeil
10.                   Fine DH et al 2001. Comparative antimicrobial activities of antiseptic mouthrinses against isogenic planktonic and biofilm forms of antinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans. J Clin Periodontol 2001; 28: 697-700
11.                  Sharma N et al. Adjunctive benefit of an essential oil-containing mouthrinse in reducing plaque and gingivitis in patients who brush and floss regularly; a six-month study.  JADA 2004: 135; 497-505.
12.                   Pan et al 2000. Determination of the in situ bactericidal activity of an essential oil mouthrinse using a vital stain method. J Clin Periodontal; 27: 256-261.

 Posted on : Mon 8th - Nov - 2010

 

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