Saturday, August 29, 2009

Dental Products

The following is taken from this helpful website:

Below is a listing of the gluten-free status of many over-the-counter and in-office dental products. Although many products are gluten-free, there are a few that could cause a problem for a patient with Celiac disease.

Arestin (Orapharma, Inc.) "ARESTIN® does not contain any gluten, red or yellow dye or nuts or nut by-products." 4/19/07

Blistex"Thank you for your interest in the Blistex gluten free products. Attached is our most current listing and as you can see, we have a large variety of products that are gluten free. " 4/23/07 (Product list is at the end of this page)

Bosworth
"All our Dental products are Gluten free. " 4/25/07

Colgate "All Colgate products are gluten free." 4/25/07

Colgate Palmolive "We do not intentionally add gluten to the following Colgate Palmolive products. However, we cannot guarantee that the ingredients used are not exposed to any glutens. Sorbitol is an ingredient which can be grain derived and may be found in toothpastes. Our sorbitol is corn-derived." 4/25/07

Crest (Procter & Gamble) "There is no gluten in any of our Crest Whitestrips products, the Crest Night Effects, Crest toothpaste varieties or Gleem toothpaste. None of our current Crest toothpaste versions, Crest Whitestrips versions, or Crest Night Effects contains gluten. In addition, none of the ingredients used in Glide dental floss contains gluten. Although we do not directly add ingredients that contain gluten to Crest Pro-Health Rinse or to Crest Whitening Rinse, it's possible these products could contain trace amounts. We recommend you contact your doctor before using these rinse products if you have questions or concerns about gluten. " 4/23/07

Denticator "None of our products contain gluten.(Festival and FangDango Prophy Paste) 4/23/07

Dentsply/Caulk "our products are gluten free." 4/24/07

3M ESPE Dental"We do not intentionally add gluten in the manufacture of our products. We do not analyze for gluten and therefore, do not make any claims of being gluten-free." 4/19/07

Fixodent"We don't add gluten to Fixodent, but it's possible there may be a trace amount in the product due to the raw materials used to make it. " 4/21/07

Fluor-a-Day "Our complete line of Fluor-a-day, sodium fluoride chewable tablets and drops are gluten-free." 4/24/07 GC America, Inc. "To the best of our knowledge, none of our products contain gluten." 5/18/07

GlaxoSmithKline
"We do not provide a list of gluten free products as formula changes or manufacturing site changes may occur. We ask that consumers call us about specific products to ask this question. As far as Polident tablets are concerned, they are a gluten free product." 4/25/07

Glitz Dental "There is absolutely no Gluten in any glitz Prophy Paste." 5/23/07

Kerr Corp."All Kerr products are gluten free." 4/24/07

Oral-B"No Gluten: Phophy Paste Stages Tooth and Gum Care --All the other product we cannot be excluded as a processing aid in the manufacture of raw materials. We DO NOT guarantee are gluten-free. If a consumer has a sensitivity or other concern about gluten, we suggest they do not use the product." 4/26/07

Pascal Dental"Pascal’s complete line of fluorides, whether take home or in-office, are gluten free." 4/23/07

Premier Dental Products"a plant manager from one of our manufacturing faculties has celiac disease so no gluten ever enters the plant. Our prophy paste, varnish and whitening products do not contain any gluten" 4/23/07

Salivart (Gebauer Company) "Salivart is made up of corn starch, which is not gluten producing; therefore, Salivart is gluten-free." 5/3/07

Saliva Substitute(BI Roxane, Inc) "The only over the counter dental product that we manufacture is Saliva Substitute. According to the information provided by our suppliers, the ingredients in Saliva Substitute do not contain gluten." 4/27/07

SDI Limited"None of SDI's products contain gluten and there are no gluten materials stored in our Manufacturing areas. However, we can not fully guarranty that every raw materials we bring in are free of traces of gluten. To do this would be a very expensive excercise. To play it safe, we recommend the product be tested on the patient by a specialist before use." 4/24/07

Sensodyne "Thank you for contacting us regarding Sensodyne® toothpaste. Although we do not add gluten to any of our Sensodyne® products, our raw materials suppliers could not guarantee that they are gluten-free. Therefore, Sensodyne® may contain trace amounts of gluten. If you are looking for a sensitive toothpaste that is gluten-free, you may want to try Aquafresh® Sensitive® Maximum Strength toothpaste, which is completely gluten-free. We appreciate your taking the time to contact us." 6/26/07

Septodent"Septodont - Novocol anesthetics have no hidden ingredients. Also, Gluten is not an ingredient in our Anesthetics." 4/24/07

Sultan Healthcare "All of our products are considered gluten free. Our flavorings contain ethyl alcohol (corn base) to enhance the flavors at less than 1% of the total formulation. Our Pina Colada flavor contains no alcohol and is availed in Topical anesthetic, prophy paste, APF fluoride gel and Neutral Fluoride Gel. We are currently applying for certification from the Gluten-Free Certification Organization." 4/24/07

Tom's of Maine"Only two of our products contain gluten: Natural Moisturizing Hand Soap liquids (Contains wheat protein) Natural Moisturizing Body Wash (Contains wheat protein) All other Tom's of Maine products are alcohol-free and do not contain casein or caseinate, MSG, wheat, oats, barley, rye, malt, spelt, kamut, HPP, or HVP. None of our flavor oils are grain-distilled. We do not use flour of any kind in our manufacturing process for conveyor belts or for any other purpose. Our containers are not dusted with flour before filling. We hope that this provides you with the information you need to make a healthy choice." 4/23/07

Young Dental "Gluten is not an ingredient that we add to our paste. However we cannot make an allergen statement because we have not gathered the appropriate certification from each raw material supplier."
4/23/07

Zilactin (Blairex Laboratories) "All Zilactin products distributed by Blairex Laboratories do not contain ingredients derived from wheat (glutten), barley, rye, oats, or spelt." 4/23/07



Blistex GF List
PRODUCT NAME FORMULA NUMBER
Blistex Lip Ointment 066-9920
Fruit Smoothies (Orange Cream) 014-9809
Blistex Lip Balm Mint 017-9608R
Blistex Lip Balm Berry 030-9713R
Blistex Medicated Lip Balm 030-9822R
Fruit Smoothies Melon Medley 031-9885
Fruit Smoothies Triple Tropical 031-9887
Fruit Smoothies Peaches & Cream 063-9898
Blistex Lip Balm Herbal Answer 069-9871
Blistex Lip Tone Color-Phase 075-9847
Complete Moisture 079-9877
Fruit Smoothies Strawberry/Banana 082-9891
Blistex Lip Tone (U.S.) 099-9872
Silk & Shine 100-9879
Fruit Smoothies Berry Explosion 100-9881
Clear Advance 101-9888
ProCare 112-9894
ProRelief 112-9895
Blistex Lip Balm Ultra Protection SPF 30 117-9862
Blistex Spa effects Grapefruit/ Rosemary/Eucalyptus Uplifting 123-9806
Blistex Spa effects Cucumber Melon Renewing 123-9807
Blistex Spa effects Plum Vanilla Relaxing 123-9808
DCT-SPF-20 094-9535
Lip Medex 073-8407R
Lip Revitalizer 039-9946
Herbal Answer Gel 060-9949
Lip Infusion 124-9816
Cherry Splash 016-9840
Gentle Sense 124-9817

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