A company earns the ADA Seal for its product by providing evidence that the product is safe and effective. The ADA Council on Scientific Affairs carefully evaluates the evidence according to the Guidelines for Participation in the ADA’s Seal of Acceptance Program
. In addition, there is a specific guideline for this product category called Cleansers for Removable Appliances
which includes, but is not limited to, the following criteria:
- Tests showing that cleanser will not adversely affect appliances and their component materials under conditions of actual use.
- Clinical studies demonstrating that the cleanser does not affect the oral tissues and effectively removes stains.