What is Dentagel?
There are a variety of kinds and brands of fluoride topical products available. Some brands are not included in this leaflet.
Dentagel is used to protect teeth from decay, cavities, and gum diseases. The medicine also helps build tooth enamel, get rid of plaque bacteria from the teeth and gums, and reduce sensitive tooth pain.
Side effects of Dentagel
Contact a medical professional immediately. If you are experiencing symptoms that indicate an allergic reaction, like hives, trouble breathing, and swelling of your lips, face, tongue, throat, or face, Consult your physician if your sensitivities do not improve or if they become worse. More minor side effects might be more likely, and there may be no side effects whatsoever.
This isn't a complete list of all the side effects. Others could happen. Contact your physician to seek medical advice on adverse effects. You can report symptoms to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
Follow the instructions on the label and packaging, or use only according to your doctor or dentist.
Before taking this medication
You shouldn't use a dentagel if you are allergic to it. If you're using a prescription toothpaste, notify your doctor or dentist if you suffer from kidney disease. taking Dentagel when you are nursing or pregnant.
Don't use Dentagel on an infant without the recommendation of a dentist or a doctor. Certain types of fluoride-based topical products shouldn't be used by children younger than certain ages.
How to take Dentagel?
Take note of and follow the instructions in the package of the Dentagel product. Consult your dentist or the manufacturer of the product if you are unsure about these directions. Do not ingest dentagel. It's intended for use on gums and teeth. The preventive treatment gel for fluoride is not recommended to be used as an everyday toothpaste. Don't allow a small child to make use of Dentagel without the assistance of an adult. Dentagel rinse or gel can stain your teeth. Regularly brushing your teeth can prevent this.
Do not eat, drink, or ingest anything, or wash your mouth thoroughly for 30 minutes after taking Dentagel. Do not use the dentagel rinse to treat sensitivity in your teeth for longer than four weeks, unless the dentist or physician advises you to. Stop taking Dentagel and contact your dentist or doctor if you feel your tooth sensitivity persists or gets more severe. Storage at room temperature is far from heat and moisture. Avoid freezing. Avoid extreme heat.
Do I be concerned if I miss a dose?
Utilize the dose as fast as you are able, but take a break from the dose you missed if it is close to time for the next dose. Don't take two doses at once.
What will happen if I take excessively?
Get medical attention immediately or contact the Poison Help Line at 1-800-222-1222. Overdose symptoms can occur in the event that you ingest large quantities of fluoride when you are using it.
The symptoms of an overdose can consist of vomiting, stomach pain, diarrhea, burning in the mouth, and a sore tongue. More serious signs of an overdose may include severe stomach cramps and the coughing up of blood.
What should be avoided?
Do not swallow a dentagel. Take it out immediately after use.
Interaction with other drugs
Dentagel, which is a mouthwash, is unlikely to be influenced by other medications that you are taking. But there are many drugs that interact with one another. Be sure to inform your healthcare professionals about all medications you are taking, which include prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal remedies.