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Prevident Sensitive Mild Mint is a fluoride toothpaste that contains 1.1% sodium fluoride, which is a mineral that helps to prevent tooth decay and strengthen tooth enamel.
The toothpaste is used to prevent dental caries and manage sensitivity in teeth. Prevident is specially formulated for persons with sensitive teeth and gums, and it has a gentle mint flavor.
Use and Dosage
Prevident Sensitive Mild Mint is Toothpaste that can help relieve tooth sensitivity within 2 weeks of use, while also helping to prevent cavities and promote remineralization of teeth. You brush with this toothpaste twice daily, or as directed by your dentist. It should never be swallowed, so make sure you spit out after use. Make sure to supervise your child to prevent swallowing.
To use Prevident Sensitive Mild Mint toothpaste, you should apply a pea-sized amount of the toothpaste onto a soft-bristled toothbrush. You should brush your teeth at least twice a day for two minutes each time, or as directed by your dentist or healthcare provider. After brushing, spit out the toothpaste and rinse your mouth thoroughly with water.
Avoid eating or drinking for 30 minutes after using sodium fluoride to allow your teeth to absorb the fluoride. Follow the product instructions or ask your provider if you should rinse your mouth out after using it.
Common Side Effects of Prevident Sensitive Mild Mint (Sodium Fluoride):
- Pain and aching of bones
- White, brown, or black discoloration of the teeth
Serious Side Effects of Prevident Sensitive Mild Mint (Sodium Fluoride):
- Black, tarry stools
- Bloody vomit
- Increased watering of the mouth
- Nausea or vomiting
- Shallow breathing
- Stomach cramps or pain
- Unusual excitement
- Watery eyes
Forms and Strength
Prevident Sensitive Mild Mint (Sodium Fluoride) is available in the following forms and strength:
Prevident Sensitive Mild Mint: Toothpaste
- The toothpaste is available by prescription only, so it should only be used under the guidance of a healthcare professional.
- The product should not be swallowed, as it contains fluoride which can be toxic in large amounts.
- Overuse of fluoride toothpaste can lead to dental fluorosis, which is the discoloration and pitting of teeth due to excessive fluoride intake.
- Sodium fluoride, the active ingredient in this toothpaste, can be dangerous to children if they accidentally swallow a large amount.
- Individuals who are allergic or sensitive to any of the ingredients in Prevident Sensitive Mild Mint should not use it.
- If sensitivity or other dental issues worsen while using it, stop using it and consult a dentist or healthcare provider.
- The toothpaste may interact with other medications or dental products, so inform your healthcare provider about all medications and products you are using.
- The toothpaste is not recommended for use in children under 6 years old, as they are at a higher risk for swallowing it.
- Individuals with kidney disease should use the Toothpaste with caution, as they may be more susceptible to the negative effects of fluoride.
- If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, consult your healthcare provider before using the Toothpaste.
- The toothpaste can cause skin irritation or allergic reactions, so discontinue use if you experience any adverse effects.
- Keep it out of the reach of children and pets to prevent accidental ingestion.
- Store the toothpaste at room temperature and avoid exposing it to excessive heat or cold.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Is Prevident Sensitive Mild Mint toothpaste effective for everyone with tooth sensitivity?
Prevident Sensitive Mild Mint toothpaste may not be effective for everyone, as there are many different causes of tooth sensitivity. However, it can be a good option for those with sensitive teeth and gums who are looking for a fluoride toothpaste that is gentle and effective.
Is Prevident Sensitive Mild Mint toothpaste safe for daily use?
Yes, Prevident Sensitive Mild Mint toothpaste is safe for daily use. Brush your teeth twice a day with a fluoride toothpaste to help protect against cavities and maintain good oral health.
Can children use Prevident Sensitive Mild Mint toothpaste?
Yes, children can use Prevident Sensitive Mild Mint toothpaste, but parents should supervise their brushing to ensure they are using a pea-sized amount and not swallowing the toothpaste.
Does Prevident Sensitive Mild Mint toothpaste replace a visit to the dentist?
No, Prevident Sensitive Mild Mint toothpaste does not replace a visit to the dentist. See your dentist regularly for check-ups and cleanings to maintain good oral health.
It's important to purchase Prevident Sensitive Mild Mint from verified Canadian pharmacy.