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What is the active ingredient in MI Paste?

What is the active ingredient in MI Paste?

MI Paste uses calcium and phosphate to replenish these minerals in your teeth and strengthen them. MI Paste is unique in that is it the only product for professional use that contains the active ingredient RECALDENT™, a special milk derived phosphopeptide that binds calcium and phosphate to tooth surfaces.

What’s the difference between MI Paste and MI Paste Plus?

What is the difference between MI Paste & MI Paste Plus? MI Paste does not contain fluoride and is recommended for children under six years of age and pregnant women. MI Paste Plus offers the same great benefits of regular MI Paste; it is enhanced with a patented form of fluoride.

Does MI Paste have side effects?

A very common side effect is sensitivity. MI Paste brings a rapid desensitizing effect through rapid protein binding deposition of calcium and phosphate ions within the exposed tubules. Steve came in with discolored teeth and was treated with in-office power whitening.

Can I use MI Paste everyday?

It is recommended to brush at least twice a day, both morning and night or as directed by a dentist. Because MI Paste ONE has a low-level abrasive, it is safe to use daily and will not be harsh on delicate tooth surfaces.

Is MI Paste good for receding gums?

It has many different applications which could be helpful to you. Generalized sensitivity – If you experience tooth sensitivity due to acid erosion, gum recession, abrasions from brushing too hard or abfractions from clenching your teeth, MI paste can help minimize those uncomfortable sensations.

Is MI Paste the same as tooth Mousse?

MI Paste is not toothpaste, but rather a treatment for enamel that is applied to the teeth after routine brushing and flossing. In fact, in Australia where this product was developed, they call it Tooth Mousse.

Is MI Paste Plus safe?

MI Paste Plus is safe and easy to use both in office and at home, and can even be claimed on a patient’s insurance as fluoride treatment. It also does not irritate dry mouths caused by certain medications. Use MI Paste Plus: For patients who experience tooth sensitivity.

Can MI Paste reverse cavities?

If the demineralization process predominates, this carious lesion progresses to form a cavity. Remineralization (deposition of tooth mineral) can repair or arrest the caries lesion if caught in a timely manner. This can prevent cavity formation and the need to restore the tooth with a restoration.

Is potassium nitrate good for your teeth?

The most common potassium nitrate dental uses involve treating DH, as the compound is known to help reduce tooth sensitivity by calming the nerve fibers in the teeth.

Can you drink water after MI Paste?

When applying MI Paste/MI Paste Plus it is best not to disturb the topical creme, not having anything to eat or drink (including oral rinses) for 30 minutes to maximize the uptake and benefits of MI Paste/MI Paste Plus.

Can I leave MI Paste on overnight?

At home application can be either clean finger application or custom tray. MI Paste Plus can be left on overnight.

Does MI Paste Remineralize teeth?

Once that the MI paste is applied on your teeth, it binds with the present bacteria, plaque, biofilms, and any connective tissue in order to release calcium and phosphate and make the process of remineralization possible.

Is MI Paste FDA approved?

MI Paste received FDA 510K Clearance to sell and market MI Paste on October 20, 2004 (KO42200). MI Paste Plus received FDA 510K Clearance on April 12, 2007 (KO70854). Both MI Paste and MI Paste Plus have FDA 510K Clearance as a prophy paste and for treating hypersensitivity.

How long does it take to see results from MI Paste?

After three weeks of applying MI Paste each evening before bed, a reduction in the enamel opacity can be seen. After seven weeks of the same treatment, the opacities have been converted to normal translucent enamel.

Can you swallow MI Paste Plus?

After brushing your teeth, you take a pea-sized amount on your finger, and apply it to the outside surfaces of your teeth, using your tongue afterwards to help spread it around. MI Paste™ is safe to swallow, so don’t worry about that. You can just leave it on until it naturally dissipates.

How much potassium nitrate is in Sensodyne?

5% potassium
Sensodyne potassium formulations contain 5% potassium nitrate (KNO3). Potassium is an ingredient that is clinically proven to reduce dentin hypersensitivity: Potassium ions can travel into exposed dentin tubules from the tooth surface to reach internal nerves.

Is it OK to swallow MI Paste?

What are the side effects of potassium nitrate in toothpaste?

A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is unlikely, but seek immediate medical attention if it occurs. Symptoms of a serious allergic reaction may include: rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing.

Does Sensodyne have potassium nitrate?

Sensodyne toothpastes contain one of these active ingredients that work to relieve tooth sensitivity with twice daily brushing: potassium nitrate or stannous fluoride.

Does mi paste or mi paste plus contain gluten?

We confirm that MI Paste/MI Paste Plus does not contain gluten. It contains nothing other than the ingredients listed on the tube and box. Why is propylene glycol in MI Paste/MI Paste Plus? Propylene glycol is used in oral pastes as a thickening agent. It is digestible and the body turns it into lactic acid.

How much fluoride is in mi paste plus?

MI Paste Plus contains 900 parts per million (ppm) fluoride ions a level just below that found in normal adult-strength toothpastes (1000 ppm).

What does GC mi paste plus do?

MI Paste Plus is the only product that gives you the correct bio-available ratio of 5-calcium, 3-phosphate and 1-fluoride, which provides the ultimate enamel strengthening. Specially designed for patients at high risk for dental caries and dental erosion, MI Paste Plus enhances mineral uptake without encouraging the formation of calculus.

What is the active ingredient in mi paste?

The active ingredient in MI Paste, RECALDEN (CPP-ACP) is milk derived. RECALDENT (CPP-ACP) is a complex of casein phosphopeptides (CPP) and amorphous calcium phosphate (ACP). Calcium phosphate is highly insoluble, however the peptides are able to maintain the calcium and phosphate in an ionic form, preventing the formation of insoluble calcium