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Prevident 5000 Plus Spearmint is a prescription-strength toothpaste that is used to prevent tooth decay. Its active ingredient is 1.1% sodium fluoride, which works by helping to strengthen tooth enamel and prevent the breakdown of tooth structure caused by acids produced by bacteria in the mouth.
The fluoride in Prevident 5000 Plus Spearmint can penetrate the enamel and promote remineralization, or the repair of weakened areas of the tooth. This helps to prevent cavities and reduce tooth sensitivity.
Use and Dosage
Prevident 5000 Plus Spearmint is toothpaste to be used as directed by your doctor/dentist, usually twice daily (in the morning and evening).
Apply a thin ribbon of the toothpaste to a soft-bristled toothbrush and brush your teeth thoroughly for a minimum of 1 minute. Do not swallow the toothpaste. After use, spit it out. For children using the gel form of the toothpaste, they should rinse their mouth immediately after brushing, while adults should avoid rinsing, eating, or drinking for 30 minutes after use for the best results.
Unless advised by your doctor or dentist, do not use Toothpaste for an extended period beyond 4 weeks. If you have sensitive or painful teeth, it could be a sign of a severe issue requiring dental attention.
Common Side Effects of Prevident 5000 Plus Spearmint (Sodium Fluoride):
- Allergic reactions
- Dental fluorosis (a cosmetic condition that affects the appearance of tooth enamel)
- Gastrointestinal discomfort such as nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea
- Pain and aching of bones
- Seizures or muscle spasms (in severe cases of overdose
- Tooth discoloration
- White, brown, or black discoloration of the teeth
Forms and Strength
Prevident 5000 Plus Spearmint (Sodium Fluoride) is available in the following forms and strength:
Prevident 5000 Plus Spearmint: Toothpaste
- Prevident 5000 Plus Spearmint is a prescription-strength toothpaste that contains 1.1% sodium fluoride and should only be used under the guidance of a dentist or physician.
- Prevident 5000 Plus Spearmint may not be suitable for use in pediatric patients under the age of 6, unless recommended by a dentist or physician.
- Prevident 5000 Plus Spearmint may interact with other medications or herbal products, so keep a list of all the products you use and inform your healthcare provider.
- Prevident 5000 Plus Spearmint you are using a prescription toothpaste, you should inform your dentist or doctor if you are using any other medications or herbal products.
- Follow the instructions for use carefully and do not swallow the toothpaste.
- Some side effects may include stomach upset, nausea, or vomiting, so if you experience any unusual symptoms, you should contact your dentist or pharmacist.
- Prevident 5000 Plus Spearmint may cause tooth or gum sensitivity, especially if you have a history of sensitive teeth or gums.
- You should avoid eating, drinking, or rinsing your mouth for at least 30 minutes after using Prevident 5000 Plus Spearmint to maximize its effects.
- If you accidentally swallow a large amount of the toothpaste, you should seek medical attention immediately.
- Prevident 5000 Plus Spearmint may cause white spots or discoloration on teeth if used excessively or incorrectly.
- You should not use Prevident 5000 Plus Spearmint if you are allergic to any of its ingredients.
- You should store Prevident 5000 Plus Spearmint at room temperature and keep it out of reach of children.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Can I use Prevident 5000 Plus Spearmint if I am allergic to mint?
Prevident 5000 Plus Spearmint contains spearmint flavoring, so if you are allergic to mint, you should consult with your healthcare provider before using it.
Can children use Prevident 5000 Plus?
Children under the age of 6 should only use Prevident 5000 Plus under the guidance of a dentist or physician.
Is Prevident 5000 Plus Spearmint available without a prescription?
No, Prevident 5000 Plus Spearmint is a prescription-strength toothpaste and is not available without a prescription from a dentist or physician.
It's important to purchase Prevident 5000 Plus Spearmint from verified Canadian pharmacy.