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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of stannous fluoride Dent.

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10 Total User Reviews

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1-5 of 5
Condition: Prevention of Tooth Plaque
5/15/2012 9:51:46 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I also had that thick whiteness form on my teeth an hour or so after using Crest Pro Health. I had to stop using it after a couple of days as I felt that whatever that stuff was that formed on my teeth, gums and lips was also starting to clog my throat.

Condition: Prevention of Tooth Plaque
9/16/2011 3:27:24 AM

Reviewer: Andy, 19-24 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Used crest pro health care. Did not experience any of the peeling reactions others have had, but it was gritty even after rinsing and, even worse, it made everything I ate taste absolutely terrible. Even water! Emailed crest they said the grit was normal and the taste side effects were the stannous flouride. Sent me a coupon for free crest toothpaste... Much better.

Condition: Prevention of Tooth Plaque
9/15/2011 5:07:55 PM

Reviewer: Joy from Kissimmee, FL, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have used Crest Pro Health only ONE TIME. Please do not use this product. For 2 hours immediately after using this product, I had excessive areas of a white thickness substance which formed on my tongue (especially) and lips and I had to keep pulling it off. Also, between all of my teeth at the gumline was the same which I had to floss off. It was horrible. I called Crest and although non-s ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Prevention of Tooth Plaque
6/5/2011 1:49:37 PM

Reviewer: Gloria, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Crest Pro-Health toothpaste has caused an allergic reaction that is very annoying. Tiny blisters have formed on my bottom lip and chin, followed by peeling of all the skin affected. After three separate bouts, I have narrowed down this reaction to using Stannous Flouride in this toothpaste. I will report this to the FDA.

Condition: Prevention of Tooth Plaque
1/31/2011 11:50:59 PM

Reviewer: elkrunrockies, 75 or over Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Crest Pro Health toothpaste has in it stannous fluoride - irritated my mouth and lips - lost a layer or two of skin - do not use Crest Pro Health

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