Orem, UT (PRWEB) February 16, 2006
As the nation celebrates National Children’s Dental Health Month, many dental professionals are doing so by actively promoting the health benefits of the natural sweetener, xylitol and integrating into their dental practices products from the xylitol-rich Spry Dental Defense System (SDDS). The SDDS (http://www.sprydental.com) features products for children and adults, including toothpaste, mouthwash, an infant tooth gel and a variety of candy, chewing gums, and mints. When used as part of daily oral care, Spry products help to promote healthier teeth and gums.
“Xylitol is an almost magical ingredient that is an ideal sweetener for children and adults,” said Shirley Gutkowski, RDH, BSDH, award winning author and international speaker on preventing dental disease. “Spry has a wide variety of 100 percent xylitol products that can truly help to fight plaque and tooth decay. As I travel across the country talking to both dental professionals and everyday people about prevention of cavities, I strongly recommend xylitol and the Spry Dental Defense System to help improve oral health. I encourage parents to start using xylitol right away for themselves and as soon as their children start to cut teeth. Spry’s tooth gel, candy and gum provide a simple and effective method to make xylitol a part of everyday oral care.”
Xylitol is a natural sweetener found in fruits, vegetables and other natural sources. Clinical studies have repeatedly shown reductions in tooth decay by up to 80 percent for those who consistently use products sweetened with 100 percent xylitol. Xlear’s Spry products enhance dental health by creating an unwelcome environment for bacteria, and as a result, bacteria cannot stick to teeth and there is less plaque build-up. Without plaque, decay-causing bacteria cannot stick to tooth enamel.
“Hundreds of friends, relatives and patients have embraced Xlear and Spry products, and report that their hygiene and health have improved as a result,” added Dr. David Noel, DDS, MPH.
“During Children’s Dental Health Month, it is important to draw attention to the benefits of xylitol for children of all ages,” said Nathan Jones, president of Xlear, Inc. “It is hard to ignore the amount of scientific and clinical evidence that supports the use of xylitol products for improving oral health. In addition to helping fight tooth decay, some studies actually indicate that xylitol can reverse early cavity formation. Xlear is committed to developing high quality products that both taste good and work to improve oral health. We have made it easy for dentists and parents to encourage good oral hygiene by developing products that children like to use.”
Spry Dental Defense System:
- Spry Sugar-Free Chewing Gum: available in cinnamon, fresh fruit, peppermint, and spearmint flavors;
- Spry Mints: available in Berryblast, Lemonburst and Power Peppermint;
- Spry Coolmint Toothpaste;
- Spry Coolmint Xylitol Oral Rinse;
- Spry Infant Tooth Gel for application on tooth and gums of infants and toddlers; and
- SparX Candy: available in berry, citrus, and fruit flavors (http://www.xlear.com/fineanddandy/).
For more information about the Spry Dental Defense System, please visit http://www.sprydental.com or call 1-877-599-5327.
About National Children’s Dental Health Month
Originally started as a one-day event on February 8, 1949 in Cleveland, Ohio, the annual recognition of children’s dental health became a weeklong event in 1955 and a one-month celebration in 1981. National Children’s Dental Health Month is celebrated with a variety of events nationwide, including essay contests, free dental screenings, health fairs, classroom presentations and dental office tours. The event is supported by the American Dental Association, which provides state and local dental associations with a variety of promotional materials to help increase awareness for children’s dental health.
About Xlear, Inc.
Founded in 2000, Xlear, Inc. is recognized as one of the leading manufacturers of xylitol products, and one of the largest importers of xylitol in the United States. Xlear, Inc. is committed to providing consumers with the health benefits of xylitol by manufacturing all-natural, health-enhancing products. Xlear, Inc. offers Xlear®, a patented nasal wash; a complete line of dental health products offered under the SpryTM Dental Defense System brand; and XyloSweet TM, raw xylitol crystals used as a sugar substitute in cooking, baking and general consumption. Xlear, Inc. is a private company with headquarters in Orem, Utah. For more information about Xlear, visit http://www.xlear.com.
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