Biotene toothpaste contains natural salivary enzymes to boost and replenish the oral defense system. Clinically proven to inhibit harmful microorganisms associated with gingivitis and oral irritations. Biotene does not contain sodium lauryl sulfate which can be harsh on sensitive gum tissue.
This product is BIOTENE DRY MOUTH FLOURIDE TOOTHPASTE - FRESH MINT ORIGINAL
NEW IMPROVED pH BALANCE - The older version is no longer available
You may not realize you suffer from dry mouth until it causes serious dental problems. If you are experiencing some of the following problems, it may be due to dry mouth.
Constant dry feeling
Sore or bleeding gums
Dry mouth is commonly associated with use of medications, including chemotherapy.
Only Biotene Dry Mouth Toothpaste contains beneficial Bio- Active enzymes found in saliva to help maintain the oral environment and help provide protection against dry mouth.
How to use: Use in place of your regular toothpaste. Rinse toothbrush in water before applying Biotene. Brush for two minutes, rinse lightly. For best results, use first thing in the morning, after eating, and at bedtime. It is important not to skip brushing because the enzymes in Biotene can fully help give your mouth a healthy balance of bacteria. Use a soft toothbrush.
If your mouth is sore:
•Take small bites of food, chew slowly, and sip liquids with your meals
•Avoid sharp, crunchy foods that could scrape or cut your mouth
•Try a teaspoonful of Oral Balance moisturizing gel prior to meals to assist with swallowing
Oral complications that can occur during cancer treatments:
•Mucositis/Stomatitis: Mild to severe inflammation and ulceration of the mucus membranes
•Infection: Bacterial, viral and fungal can result from damage to the mucosa from chemotherapy/radiation.
•Dental decay and demineralization: can result from the quality and quantity of saliva from cancer treatments.
•Bleeding: from the decreased platelets