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dentifrice

any substance, esp paste or powder, for use in cleaning the teeth

dentifrice

[′den·tə·fris]
(food engineering)
A paste, powder, or liquid preparation used to clean teeth.
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Clinical Investigation of Whitening Efficacy on Colgate Optic White Dentifrice
Our studies have found that preparation of the dentifrice slurries and a rapid separation of the aqueous phase from the dentifrice slurry is essential for accurately determining the potential availability of fluoride from fluoride-containing dentifrices.
23% APF gel one or two times and associated with the daily use of a fluoridated dentifrice was not capable of significantly enhancing surface hardness and fluoride content in bovine enamel in comparison to blocks submitted to demineralisation alone [Jardim et al.
The effect of different commercial dentifrices on enamel lesion progression: an in vitro pH-cycling study.
The new facility will complement other Rhone-Poulenc facilities that manufacture unique precipitated silicas for the rubber, dentifrice and specialty chemical markets, worldwide.
21-23) Bacteria growing in dental biofilms display an increased tolerance to antimicrobial agents, including those used in dentifrices and mouthrinses.
The activity of chlorhexidine is decreased by a number of anions including phosphate, sulfate and carboxyl groups as well as calcium, all of which are found in dentifrices.
These compounds could be incorporated into a variety of oral health care products including dentifrices, mouthwashes, chewing gum and lozenges.
Some studies have linked apthous ulcer susceptibility to sodium laurel sulfate, a powerful wetting, degreasing and foaming agent found in some dentifrices.
Sales of anti-stain/anti-plaque dentifrices grew 188 percent in 1991 over the prior year.
The consent decree entered at the United States District Court, Southern District of New York, states "significant doubts about the validity of Stookey Testing as a predictor of how Rembrandt Whitening Toothpaste, or other dentifrices with a substantially identical enzyme-based chemical composition, will perform in cleaning or removing stains from teeth in actual use .