AP-24® ANTI-PLAQUE FLUORIDE TOOTHPASTE


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This cavity-fighting formula features a patented plaque-fighting agent that helps remove plaque and debris as you brush. The gentle formula freshens breath with vanilla mint and leaves a clean, fresh-mouth feeling that lasts all day.
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Brightens and whitens teeth. AP-24® Whitening Fluoride
Toothpaste lightens teeth without peroxide while pre-
venting cavities and plaque formation. This gentle, vanilla
mint formula freshens breath and provides a clean, just-
brushed feeling that lasts all day.
BENEFITS
• Lightens teeth without peroxides.
• Provides a long lasting, smooth, clean, fresh-mouth feeling.
• Refreshing, vanilla mint flavor.
KEY INGREDIENTS
• Proprietary blend of hydrated silica and alumina (alu-
minum hydroxide)—a unique combination of mild abra-
sives that polishes and smoothes teeth without eroding
enamel.
• AP-24®—a plaque-fighting agent of medical-grade
dimethicone and surfactants. AP-24® is a long chain that
can wrap around teeth and hold tightly to leave your
mouth feeling slicker and fresher longer.
• Sodium monofluorophosphate—approved form of fluo-
ride that can be used to fight cavities.
USAGE/APPLICATION
Adults and children 6 years of age and older: brush teeth
thoroughly, preferably after each meal, at least twice a
day, or as directed by a dentist or physician. You can also
alternate with AP-24® Anti-Plaque Fluoride Toothpaste.
Instruct children under 6 years of age in good brushing
and rinsing habits (to minimize swallowing). Supervise
children as necessary until capable of using without
supervision.
Children under 2 years of age: consult a dentist or physician.
WARNING: Keep out of reach of children under 6 years
of age.
LABORATORY TEST
A stain reduction test was performed to determine the
percent increase in tooth brightness. The whitening
effects were measured after brushing with toothpaste.
AP-24® Whitening Fluoride Toothpaste resulted in a 63
percent increase in tooth brightness.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What is the RDA of AP-24® Whitening Fluoride
Toothpaste?
RDA (Relative Dentin Abrasivity) is the scale used to
measure relative abrasivity of toothpastes. This scale
starts at 0 and is open-ended. According to the
American Dental Association, any product that falls
below 250 is considered safe and effective for everyday
use.† The RDA value of AP-24® Whitening Fluoride
Toothpaste is 103, which falls far below the 250 limit for
daily use.
†http://www.ada.org/en/member-center/oral-health-
topics/toothpastes
1. [ADA] Council on Dental Therapeutics. Abrasivity of current
dentifrices. J Am Dent Assoc 1970;81(11):1177-8.
2. Gonzalez-Cabezas C, Hara AT, Hefferen J, Lippert F.
Abrasivity testing of dentifrices—Challenges and current state
of the art. Monogr Oral Sci 2013;23:100-7.
3. St. John S, White DJ. History of the development of abrasivity
limits for dentifrices. J Clin Dent 2015;26(2):50-4.
4. Hunter ML, Addy M, Pickles MJ, Joiner A. The role of tooth-
pastes and toothbrushes in the aetiology of tooth wear. Int Dent
J 2002;52:399-405.
Are AP-24® products ADA approved?
AP-24® products are not ADA (American Dental
Association) approved. There are no requirements for
dentists to use ADA products, nor is ADA approval
required to indicate a quality product.

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