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Sensodyne Toothpaste (Fresh Impact, Fresh Mint)

GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare
ADA Seal Statement 
"The ADA Council on Scientific Affairs’ Acceptance of Sensodyne Toothpaste (Fresh Impact, Fresh Mint) is based on its finding that the product is safe and has shown efficacy in helping to prevent tooth decay, and to relieve sensitivity in otherwise normal teeth, when used as directed."
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Brief Description of Product, Indications and Directions for Use 
  • Helps prevent cavities
  • Helps reduce tooth sensitivity
  • Provides sensitivity relief in as little as two weeks
  • Available in Fresh Impact and Fresh Mint flavors
  • Builds increasing protection against painful sensitivity of the teeth to cold, heat, acids, sweets, or contact
  • Freshens breath
  • Directions
    • Adults and children 12 years of age and older:
    • Apply at least a 1-inch strip of product onto a soft bristle toothbrush
    • Brush teeth thoroughly at least 1 minute twice a day and not more than 3 times a day. Or as recommended by a dentist or doctor. 
    • Make sure to brush all sensitive areas of the teeth. 
    • Minimize swallowing. 
    • Spit out after brushing. 
  • Children under 12 years: Ask a dentist or doctor
Active Ingredients:
Potassium nitrate 5% for antisensitivity, sodium fluoride (0.15% w/v fluoride ion) for anticavity

Inactive Ingredients:
water, sorbitol, hydrated silica, glycerin, cocamidopropyl betaine, flavor, xanthan gum, titanium dioxide, sodium saccharin, sodium hydroxide, sucralose, yellow 10 (Fresh Mint), blue #1 (both) 
Label Warnings 

Stop use and ask a dentist if

  • The problem persists or worsens.  Sensitive teeth may indicate a serious problem that may need prompt care by a dentist.
  • pain/sensitivity still persists after 4 weeks of use

Keep out of reach of children. If more than used for brushing is accidentally swallowed, get medical help or contact Poison Control Center right away.

Company Information 
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GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare 184 Liberty Corner Road Warren, NJ 07059