New product combines Fluoride and X ylitol to help fight cavities in young children
Online PR News – 15-May-2011 – – RIVIERA BEACH, Florida – Sancilio & Company, Inc. (SCI) announced that their newly developed, non-staining, xylitol-based prescription Sodium Fluoride Drops for children has shipped to distributers and is now available to consumers throughout the US. This newly formulated children’s product does not contain color additives or sugars like other manufacturers of Sodium Fluoride Drops and is a great example of how SCI listened to its customers and formulated a child and parent-friendly product. By formulating a clear liquid product instead of using artificial dyes, a child’s clothing is not stained if a drop lands on it. “It is simple improvements in products ingredients that sometimes get noticed most by parents,” explained Dr. Fred Sancilio, SCI’s CEO. Not having artificial ingredients is an important quality to consider in any product being given to children. “Using the right ingredients while leaving out unnecessary ingredients commonly found in other manufacturers similar products is critical when developing a children’s product,” said Dr. Steve Porter,DDS, MSD, Chief Medical Officer at SCI. SCI’s Sodium Fluoride Drops for children are non-staining, gluten and saccharin free and contains no artificial color or flavoring. In addition, sugar-based sweeteners have been replaced with xylitol, a low-glycemic index (GI), diabetic-friendly sweetener that also fights cavities.
The American Dental Association (ADA), the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommend daily fluoride for children 6-months to 16-years of age to help prevent cavities. Consult your dentist or physician to determine the daily fluoride amount that is right for your child. SCI also manufactures MVC® Brand Multivitamin with Fluoride and Ludent® Brand Sodium Fluoride Chewable Tablets in their FDA registered Florida manufacturing facility.
Sancilio & Company, Inc. is a specialty biopharmaceutical company developing dental quality health products, Advanced Lipid Technology (ALTTM) to deliver Omega-3 EPA and DHA for cardiovascular health and woman’s health prenatal vitamin products. SCI’s cardiovascular health products include Ocean Blue® Omega-3 2100 which contains 1,000 mg of EPA and DHA per capsule and is available at Publix® Pharmacies.
To find out more about SCI, visit www.sancilio.com.