parodontax FAQs

  • What is parodontax toothpaste?

    Healthy gums don’t bleed. If you spit blood when you brush or floss it can be a sign of gum disease. parodontax is a daily toothpaste that is clinically proven to help stop bleeding gums. Use parodontax toothpaste daily to keep gums healthy, teeth strong and breath fresh.

  • How does parodontax toothpaste work?

    Plaque bacteria constantly builds up on, around and in between your teeth. If this is not removed it can irritate the gums leading to red, swollen and bleeding gums (gingivitis). If left untreated this can get worse and may cause halitosis, receding gums and more serious gum disease.

    Unlike a regular fluoride toothpaste parodontax is specially formulated with sodium bicarbonate. As you brush, this penetrates the layer of plaque bacteria to help break it up and make it easier to remove.

    By physically removing the build-up of bacteria along the gum line, parodontax toothpaste helps to keep the seal between gums and teeth tight. It is 4x more effective than regular toothpaste at removing the main cause of bleeding gums.**

     

    **Removal of plaque compared to a regular toothpaste, with twice daily brushing. Does not apply to parodontax Whitening.

  • How is parodontax 4x more effective?

    parodontax toothpaste is clinically proven to be 4x more effective at removing the build up of plaque bacteria, the main cause of bleeding gums, than a regular toothpaste.**
     

    **Not applicable to parodontax Whitening variant.

  • How do I use parodontax toothpaste?

    Brush twice a day and not more than three times for two minutes, minimise swallowing and spit out. Not recommended for children under 12 years of age.

  • How quickly does parodontax toothpaste work to reduce bleeding gums?

    parodontax toothpaste starts to work from the first time you brush and, with twice daily brushing, significantly reduces plaque and bleeding gums after six weeks.

  • Can parodontax stop my bleeding gums from re-occurring?

    With twice daily brushing parodontax is clinically proven to help reduce bleeding gums.

  • Will my gum disease come back after I stop using parodontax toothpaste?

    If you stop using parodontax toothpaste, it can no longer work to help stop the symptoms of gum disease. Consult your dentist for advice on the most appropriate products to treat your gum disease.

  • What does parodontax toothpaste taste like?

    parodontax Complete Protection Extra Fresh toothpaste contains extra fine sodium bicarbonate to help remove plaque, which gives it a unique, improved flavour.

  • Does parodontax toothpaste contain fluoride?

    Yes. Most parodontax toothpastes contain fluoride.

    parodontax Complete Protection Extra Fresh toothpaste contain 1400ppm fluoride.

    parodontax Fluoride, Extra Fresh and Whitening toothpaste contain 1400ppm fluoride, while parodontax Ultra Clean toothpaste contains 1450ppm fluoride.

  • Is parodontax toothpaste abrasive?

    parodontax toothpaste has been specially formulated with a low abrasion formula.

  • Who should use parodontax toothpaste?

    parodontax toothpaste is designed for people with, or people who are susceptible to, bleeding gums. It helps stop bleeding gums and also brings all the benefits of a daily fluoride* toothpaste, strengthening enamel, keeping gums healthy and breath fresh.

     

    *parodontax Original toothpaste does not contain Fluoride. Please consult your dentist in the event of continuous use.

  • What are the ingredients in parodontax toothpaste?

    The main ingredients in parodontax toothpaste are sodium bicarbonate and sodium fluoride*.

     

    *parodontax Original toothpaste does not contain Fluoride. Please consult your dentist in the event of continuous use.

  • Does parodontax toothpaste come in different variants?

    Yes, parodontax Complete Protection toothpaste comes in one variant – Extra Fresh. Parodontax toothpaste comes in five variants – Fluoride, Ultra Clean, Extra Fresh, Whitening, Original.

  • Does parodontax toothpaste have a tooth whitening formulation?

    Yes, parodontax Complete Protection Extra Fresh, parodontax Whitening and parodontax Ultra Clean toothpaste all help to restore teeth to their natural whiteness by gently removing surface stains.

  • Does parodontax toothpaste stain?

    No, parodontax toothpaste effectively cleans away plaque bacteria and restores the natural whiteness of teeth.

  • Is parodontax toothpaste suitable for children?

    parodontax toothpaste is not suitable for children aged under 12 years of age. Please consult your dentist for the most appropriate oral health care for your child.

  • What symptoms can parodontax toothpaste relieve?

    parodontax toothpaste can relieve the symptoms of gingivitis, including bleeding, red and swollen gums.

     

    parodontax toothpastes (except Original) have all the benefits of a fluoride toothpaste, so it can form a part of a good oral health routine for anyone, helping to keep teeth strong, gums healthy and breath fresh.

  • Do I have to use parodontax toothpaste twice a day, every day?

    It is recommended that you brush twice daily with parodontax toothpaste to help stop bleeding gums.

  • What are the benefits of the parodontax Toothbrush?

    The parodontax Complete Protection Toothbrush has 8 benefits for healthy gums and strong teeth. It helps to remove plaque, cleans along the gum line, it’s gentle on gums and enamel, it has a compact head for hard to reach areas, offers interdental cleaning, helps restore natural whiteness.* There is a soft tongue cleaner on the back of the head and features an ergonomic handle.

    *With twice daily brushing

  • What is parodontax Daily Mouthwash?

    parodontax Daily Mouthwash is specially formulated to help protect against gum problems when used with twice daily brushing. The clinically proven formula helps remove plaque and prevent further build-up, to help keep your gums healthy. It contains fluoride to strengthen teeth and prevent cavities, and helps reduce bacteria that can cause bad breath. Use twice daily alongside parodontax toothpaste.

  • How do I use parodontax Daily Mouthwash?

    Use twice daily. Rinse with 10ml for one minute then spit out. Do not swallow and do not rinse with water. Do not drink from the bottle. Do not use if plastic wrap is missing or not intact.

  • Can I use parodontax Daily Mouthwash after brushing with parodontax toothpaste?

    To get the benefits of parodontax Daily Mouthwash it should be used twice daily alongside parodontax toothpaste.

  • Does parodontax Daily Mouthwash contain alcohol?

    No, parodontax Daily Mouthwash does not feature alcohol.

  • Does parodontax Daily Mouthwash stain?

    parodontax Daily Mouthwash may cause staining of the teeth and the tongue. This can be removed by twice daily brushing with parodontax toothpaste, or by your hygienist or dentist. You can avoid staining by not drinking tea, coffee or red wine, particularly within one hour of use.

  • What are the ingredients in parodontax Daily Mouthwash?

    parodontax mouthwash contains 250 ppm fluoride, to help prevent cavities, and low concentration chlorhexidine digluconate to reduce plaque build up.

  • Do parodontax products feature triclosan?

    No, parodontax products do not feature triclosan.

  • What is gingivitis?

    Gingivitis is a reversible form of gum disease. Gingivitis occurs when gums become irritated by plaque bacteria that builds up around, on and in between teeth. It can cause swollen, red and bleeding gums, it may also lead to halitosis and receding gums.

  • What causes gum disease (gingivitis)?

    One of the main causes of gum disease is the plaque bacteria that builds up around, on and in between your teeth. If it is not removed by regular brushing and flossing it can irritate your gums, causing them to become red and swollen, and they may bleed when you brush your teeth. This stage of gum disease is called gingivitis. If these early signs of gum disease are not treated, then it can eventually progress to one of the most serious forms of gum disease, periodontitis, which is irreversible and can lead to tooth loss.

  • What are the symptoms of gum disease (gingivitis)?

    Symptoms of gum disease (gingivitis) can include red, swollen gums, bad breath and bleeding gums when you brush or floss.

  • How can I prevent gum disease (gingivitis)?

    You can help to prevent gingivitis caused by the build-up of plaque bacteria by adopting a good oral health routine. Brush your teeth twice daily using parodontax fluoride toothpaste which is 4x more effective than a regular toothpaste at targeting the cause of bleeding gums.** Floss to remove plaque from hard to reach areas between teeth. Regularly visit your dentist as a professional may spot the signs of gum disease before you experience any symptoms.
     

    **Removal of plaque compared to a regular toothpaste, with twice daily brushing. Does not apply to parodontax Whitening.

  • Is gum disease a common problem?

    Yes, gum disease affects 50% of adults worldwide.

  • What is dental disease?

    Dental disease is a term that refers to gingivitis and periodontitis, or periodontal disease, all of which are gum disease.

  • Can brushing too hard cause bleeding gums?

    The main cause of bleeding gum is the build up of plaque at the gum line. The best way to remove this plaque is to brush twice daily with parodontax toothpaste.

  • How do I know that I need to use parodontax toothpaste?

    parodontax is designed for people who have, or are susceptible to, bleeding gums. However, it has all the benefits of fluoride toothpaste, so it can form a part of a good oral health routine for anyone, helping to keep teeth strong, gums healthy and breath fresh.