Superior efficacy in arresting and reversing caries

Colgate® Maximum Cavity Protection plus Sugar Acid Neutralizer™ Toothpaste—proven efficacy to arrest and reverse caries by 20%.

  • Participants

    Male and female children aged 9 to 13 years, from 5 schools in Chengdu with at least one visible white spot lesion on the buccal surface of 1 of the 6 upper anterior teeth.

  • Methodology

    3 to 5 images per subject were taken of the upper anterior teeth, using a QLF imaging system, so that clear views of any lesions could be captured.

    Images were taken at baseline, and after 3 and 6 months use of the assigned

  • Conclusion

    A new dentifrice containing 1.5% arginine, an insoluble calcium compound, and 1450 ppm fluoride provides statistically significantly superior efficacy in arresting and reversing buccal caries lesions than a conventional 1450 ppm fluoride alone.

  • Publication

    The Anti-caries Efficacy of a Dentifrice Containing 1.5% Arginine and 1450 ppm Fluoride as Sodium Monofluorophosphate Assessed Using Quantitative Light-induced Fluorescence (QLF)

    W. Yin, D.Y. Hu, X. Li, X. Fan, Y.P. Zhang, I.A. Pretty, L.R. Mateo, D. Cummins, R.P. Ellwood

    In: J Dent. 2013; 41S: 22-28