Certain minerals play a very important role in our oral health. These minerals have many benefits such as helping our tissues and bones to prevent any infection and reduce bacteria. Important minerals that provide benefits to oral health are:
- Calcium—teeth and jaw bones are mostly made out of calcium. Calcium helps keep teeth enamel and the jaw strong and healthy.
- Iron—the main role of iron is to transport oxygen throughout our body, so a lack of iron can contribute to infections and bacteria in our mouth due to the lack of oxygen flow in our body.
- Zinc—zinc helps to prevent the growth of bacteria and the build-up of plaque along our gum line.
- Magnesium—magnesium helps to build strong enamel for ther teeth and helps prevent the formation of cavities.
- Potassium—it works with magnesium to prevent blood from becoming too acidic. It also improves bone mineral density.
- Fluoride– provides remineralising action and protects enamel making it more resistant to tooth decay.
We offer the following range of products for oral care:
|0084||Calcium lactate 5-hydrate||Tooth remineralization|
|1459||di-Potassium oxalate 1-hydrate||Tooth remineralization|
|1443||Potassium chloride||Sensitivite teeth-desensitiser|
|3819||Potassium chloride GMP||Sensitivite teeth-desensitiser|
|0855||Potassium chloride, free-flowing||Sensitivite teeth-desensitiser|
|1062||Potassium nitrate, free-flowing||Sensitivite teeth-desensitiser|
|0607||Strontium acetate 1/2-hydrate||Tooth remineralization|
|2770||tetra-Sodium pyrophosphate||Tooth remineralization|
|1748||tetra-Sodium pyrophosphate 10-hydrate||Tooth remineralization|
|1441||tri-Potassium citrate 1-hydrate||Sensitive teeth-desensitiser|
|0446||Zinc acetate 2-hydrate||Fresh breath and anti-plaque|
|3512||Zinc acetate 2-hydrate GMP||Fresh breath and anti-plaque|
|0788||Zinc acetate anhydrous||Fresh breath and anti-plaque|
|2566||Zinc chloride anhydrous||Deodorizer|
|1069||Zinc citrate 2-hydrate||Anti-plaque and anti-microbial agent|
|1059||Zinc citrate 3-hydrate||Anti-plaque and anti-microbial agent|
Fluoride is a mineral that was first added to toothpaste over a century ago. High fluoride content provides remineralising action and protects enamel: the fluoride is absorbed into the enamel of the teeth and it makes teeth stronger and more resistant to decay caused by acid and bacteria. Although there are various types of fluoride used in oral care, sodium fluoride toothpaste is the most effective product.
Sodium fluoride also happens to be the most common form of fluoride in mouthwashes.
We offer sodium fluoride GMP (our code 3533) to guarantee safer and more controlled quality of the toothpaste.
Free-flowing potassium nitrate
Many toothpaste manufacturers add potassium nitrate to their toothpastes to avoid the pain of sensitive teeth and gums as it helps alleviate this pain. It is the main ingredient in sensitivity toothpaste.
Tooth hypersensitivity happens when there is damage to the enamel, irritating the nerve cells and making teeth vulnerable to hot, cold and acidic food and liquids. Within the nerve cells of the teeth there is a higher amount of potassium ion concentration on the inside and higher sodium ion concentration on the outside. When sensitivity and pain are experienced, potassium ions shift from the inside to the outside of the cell and vice-versa.
Potassium nitrate is filtered into the surface of the enamel of the teeth, reaching the nerves inside and blocking the signals that the nerves in the teeth send to the brain.
Teeth can be sensitive for several reasons, mostly due to enamel decay. Others have cracks in their teeth or cavities, and some have worn away their gums, exposing the delicate nerve endings to food or beverages.
We offer free-flowing potassium nitrate (our code 1062) with no need to add an anti-caking agent. The main advantage for the free-flowing potassium nitrate version is:
- increased productive manufacturing time
- decreased risk of operator injury