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GUM® PerioShield™ Oral Health Rinse

SKU# 1775P
GUM® PerioShield™ is a breakthrough next-generation oral rinse. A proprietary active ingredient (delmopinol 0.2%) in GUM PerioShield breaks down plaque, making it easier to remove and also creates an invisible barrier that blocks plaque from forming on your teeth and gums. It is clinically proven to help reduce plaque build-up and bleeding gums by up to 36%!1
Product Attributes
    Safety Data Sheet.
    Clinically Proven Proprietary Ingredient
    The only rinse containing the proprietary active ingredient delmopinol 0.2%
    • Significantly slows the formation of new plaque biofilm1-4
    • Inhibits the ability of bacteria to produce polysaccharides which are necessary for bacteria to thrive and proliferate
    • Interferes with biofilm formation, making the plaque deposit loosely adherent, so it is easier to remove5,7
    • Contains just 1.5% alcohol
    • Maintains the normal flora necessary for a healthy mouth2,9
    • Delmopinol has been evaluated in 29 scientific studies
    • Safe and effective for long-term use9*
    Indications for use
    • G•U•M® PerioShield™ helps to remove and prevent biofilm build-up on teeth and gingiva that can lead to gingivitis 
    • Inhibits biofilm formation in patients with gingivitis and serves as an adjunct to normal mechanical oral hygiene practices where this has proved inadequate
    Protects Teeth and Gingiva from Harmful Plaque
    Disrupts   Coats
    Coats and Disrupts
    G•U•M® PerioShield™ Oral Health Rinse coats the teeth
    and gingiva to create an invisible protective shield. 
    The formation of biofilm is disrupted, making it
    easier to remove
    Protects   Repels
    Protects and Repels
    G•U•M® PerioShield™ Oral Health Rinse provides
    a positive charge which repels plaque from the
    tooth surface thereby reducing bacterial adhesion
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    Reduces plaque and gingival bleeding
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    Use as directed
    • Twice daily after brushing
    • Swish for 30 seconds and expectorate 
    Side effects
    • In clinical studies, some patients reported a tingling of the tongue and possible changes to taste perception
    • Both the tongue-tingling and taste alterations dissipated over the course of the first 10 days of treatment
    G•U•M® products meet the unique needs of periodontal patients
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    GUM® Chlorhexidine Gluconate Oral Rinse USP, 0.12% is indicated for use between dental visits as part of a professional program for the treatment of gingivitis. This oral rinse should not be used by persons who are known to be hypersensitive to Chlorhexidine Gluconate. The effect of Chlorhexidine Gluconate Oral Rinse USP, 0.12% on periodontitis has not yet been determined. Chlorhexidine Gluconate Oral Rinse can cause staining of oral surfaces, increase calculus formation and cause taste interference. Please see all prescribing information available with the product or on-line at
    1. Lang et al. Plaque formation and gingivitis after supervised mouthrinsing with 0.2% delmopinol hydrochloride, 0.2% chlorhexidine digluconate and placebo for 6 months. Oral Diseases 1998;4:105-113. 2. Addy et al. Meta-analyses of studies of 0.2% delmopinol mouth rinse as an adjunct to gingival health and plaque control measures. J Clin Periodontol 2007;34:58-65. 3. Hase et al. 6-month use of 0.2% delmopinol hydrochloride in comparison with 0.2% chlorhexidine digluconate and placebo. (I) Effect on plaque formation and gingivitis. J Clin Periodontol 1998;25:746-753. 
    4. Claydon et al. A 6-month home usage trial of 0.1% and 0.2% delmopinol mouthwashes. (I) Effects on plaque, gingivitis, supragingival calculus and tooth staining. J Clin Periodontol 1996;23:220-228. 5. Rundegren et al. Effect of delmopinol on the viscosity of extracellular glucans produced by Streptococcus mutans. Caries Res 1992;26:281-285. 6. Steinberg et al. The effect of delmopinol on glucosyltransferase adsorbed on to saliva-coated hydroxyapatite. Archs Oral Biol 1992 (37);1:33-38. 7. Klinge et al. Effect of local application of delmopinol hydrochloride on developing and early established supragingival plaque in humans. J Clin Periodontol 1996;23:543-547. 8. Rundegren et al. Delmopinol interactions with cell walls of gram-negative and gram-positive oral bacteria. Oral Microbiol Immunol 1995;10:102-109. 9. Data on file. *Study for safety and efficacy available for up to one year.  10. Plaque Index 2-3 on a scale from 0, for no plaque, to 3, for abundance of soft matter within gingival pocket and tooth surface.   11. Krasse et al. Decreased gum bleeding and reduced gingivitis by probiotic Lactobacillus reuteri. Swed Dent J 2006; 30: 55-60.   12. Data on file. Note 28 day results from uncontrolled extension of the 14-day clinical study as referenced in footnote 2.
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    PerioShield Oral Health Rinse Mechanism of Action
    GUM PerioShield HPS Product Evaluation

    GUM PerioShield Oral Health Rinse

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