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What is the active ingredient in Biotène?

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The main active ingredient in Biotène is sodium monofluorophosphate. Biotène is a dental hygiene product that comes in several forms, including toothpaste, mouthwash and gel. It helps treat xerostomia, or dry mouth, which is a contributing factor of dental plaque.

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Dentists and hygienists recommend Biotène products such as Biotène PBF Toothpaste and Biotène Dry Mouth Oral Rinse because they also contain enzymes that help dissolve the plaque biofilm, where harmful bacteria hide.

Biotène products also help treat bad breath, sore or bleeding gums and frequent dryness in the mouth. Biotène toothpaste contains a protein enzyme system that helps boost the body’s defense against bacteria, preventing harmful bacteria and maintaining a healthy oral balance.

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