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Northeast Delta Dental's
Professional Preventive Products List

Northeast Delta Dental has no commercial affiliation with any of the companies included on this list.  The listing is provided for informational purposes only, and does not constitute an endorsement of the products listed, or the claims made for their safety or efficacy.

Xylitol

(Natural sugar substitute with decay preventing properties)

Company Name:  B Fresh Gum
Website:  www.bfreshgum.com
Contact Information:  800-555-1276
Products:  100% Xylitol sugar free gum and mints.  Assorted flavors.
How and where to buy:  Online purchases may be made at www.bfreshgum.com. Products are also available at Whole Food Markets, Wild Oats Natural Marketplace, Henry's Sun Harvest Stores, and the Vitamin Shoppe.

Company Name:  Dr. John's Candies ®
Website:  www.drjohns.com
Contact Information:  888–375–6462
Products:  Assorted All Natural hard and soft candies, gourmet chocolates, mints, gum, and drink mixes - all sweetened with efficacious amounts of USA Xylitol.  Also available, Cavity Fighting Herbal Lollipops.   Dr. John's SimplyXylitol® Plan provides clear education for effective use of its' xylitol treats to improve oral health..
How and where to buy:  Products are sold direct to dentists or consumers by phone or online. Discounts may be available.

Company Name:  Ideal®
Website:  www.idealsweet.com
Contact Information:  Email option from website
Products:  Ideal® No Calorie Sweeteners – Granulated sugar substitutes with Xylitol, maltodextrin, and sucralose. Available in bulk or individual packets.
How and where to buy:  Online purchases at website or on www.amazon.com. Discount coupons may be available.

Company Name:  MOUTH KOTE
Website: www.parnellpharm.com
Contact Information: Email option from website
Products: MOUTH KOTE, contains water, xylitol, sorbitol, Yerba Santa, citric acid, natural lemon–lime flavor, ascorbic acid, sodium benxoate, and sodium saccharin.
How and where to buy: Online purchases at Amazon.com, CVS, or Walgreens.

Company Name:  Xlear® Inc.
Website:  www.xlear.com
Contact Information:  877–599–5327
Products:  Spry gum, mints, toothpaste, mouth rinse, and nasal spray. Xylosweet granulated sugar substitute made from 100% Xylitol available in bulk or packets.
How and where to buy:  Purchase online at website. Some products are available at select retail stores in Northern New England. Retail outlet search tool available on website.

Company Name:  Global Sweet®
Website:  www.globalsweet.com
Phone:  800–601–0688 (USA); 508–252–5294
Address:  125 Tremont Street, Rehoboth, MA 02769
Products:  Real birch Xylitol; Xylitol gum and mints
How and where to buy:  Purchase online at website or by phone

Company Name:  Epic®
Website:  www.epicdental.com
Phone:  800–494–3742
Address:  PO Box 1221, Provo, UT 84603
Products:  Xylitol gum, mints, sweeteners, toothpaste, and mouth rinse
How and where to buy:  Purchase online at website or by phone. Discounts available for dental offices.

Company Name:  The Spry Dental Defense System®
Website:  www.xlear.com/xylitol-gum.aspx 
Phone:  877–599–5327
Products:  Xylitol gum, Xylitol Mints, Xylitol Candy, and Xylitol Toothpaste.  Clinical studies have repeatedly shown dental benefits when regularly consuming products sweetened with Xylitol.
How and where to buy:  Products are sold at most retail stores.

The following gums contain Xylitol as the first ingredient and may be found at retail stores:

  • Mentos Sugar-free Chewing Gum
  • Altoids Sugar-free Chewing Gum
  • Starbucks "after coffee gum"

Products for Dry Mouth

(Help improve comfort and function and may lower risk of dental decay)

Company Name:  Biotene®
Website:  www.biotene.com
Products:  Saliva substitutes, mouthrinse, toothpaste, and gum. Patients can take the Dry Mouth Quiz to assess risk. Discounts may be available online. Resources for dental professionals available on website.
How and where to buy:  Biotene products are available at many major retailers and online shopping sites such as CVS, Walgreen's, Walmart, and www.amazon.com. Coupons may be available online.

Company Name:  OneCoat
Website: www.oracoat.com
Contact Information: Email option from website
Products: XyliMelts for Dry Mouth, all natural, great tasting mild–mint flavor, oral adhering discs with 500 mg Xylitol.
How and where to buy: Online purchases at Amazon.com. Rite Aid stores.

Caries Susceptibility Tests

www.cariscreen.com  CariScreen® Caries Susceptibility Test
www.gcamerica.com  Saliva-Check® MUTANS Streptococcus Mutans Rapid Detection Kit
www.gcamerica.com  Saliva-Check® Buffer Kit

Periodontal Salivary Diagnostics

www.oraldna.com  MyPerioPath® & MyPeriolD® PST® & OralRisk®HPV

Risk Assessments

www.mydentalscore.com  for your patients to self-evaluate their oral health
www.previser.com  an online clinical risk assessment for use in the dental office.  Assessment modules include periodontal disease, caries, and oral cancer.
www.carifree.com  has simplified caries risk assessment tool and multiple products for preventing tooth decay.  Sells to patients and professionals including Xylitol products.
www.aapd.org  American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry CAT (Caries risk assessment tool).
www.perio.org  periodontal disease risk assessment.

Prescription Medications

Doxycycline 20mg (Periostat)
Chlorhexidine Gluconate (Perioguard or Peridex) mouthrinse
Fluoride toothpaste (Fluoridex or Prevident 5000)
*When writing prescriptions, remember that generics increases the likelihood that patients will fill the prescription and follow your recommendations.  Also, you may want to consider having products available in your office.  It can reduce costs and promote the compliance among patients.

Remineralization Products

www.gcamerica.com  MI paste
www.pronamel.us  Sensodyne ProNamel toothpaste

*Note:  Some toothpaste made for desensitization may also be effective in the remineralization process.  These products should not be used at the same time as prescription fluoride gels or pastes.  Best results occur when using one product in the morning and the other product at night.