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Dencure Gum Paint


Overview

Introduction

Dencure Gum Paint is used in the treatment of inflammation of gums. It works by killing harmful microorganisms in the oral cavity.

Use it as directed by the dentist.

Uses of Dencure Gum Paint

Side effects of Dencure Gum Paint

Common
  • Taste change
  • Staining of teeth
  • Hard Dental Plaque

How to use Dencure Gum Paint

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Apply it with a cotton swab. Do not swallow or rinse with water or eat for 10 minutes after applying.

How Dencure Gum Paint works

Dencure Gum Paint is an antiseptic that binds strongly to the surface of teeth, inner cheeks and gums. It works by killing the harmful microorganisms that cause swollen gums, tartar, bad odour from mouth, and other mouth infections.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Dencure Gum Paint may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Dencure Gum Paint is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

What if you forget to take Dencure Gum Paint?

If you miss a dose of Dencure Gum Paint, please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Quick Tips

  • Use Dencure Gum Paint after meals, it may affect the taste of foods and beverages. 
  • For maximum effectiveness avoid rinsing mouth (with water or any other mouthwash), brushing teeth, eating or drinking for 30 minutes after using the Dencure Gum Paint.
  • Dencure Gum Paint may cause permanent discolouration of some tooth fillings. To minimize discolouration, brush and floss daily, focussing on the areas which begin to discolour.
  • Do not mix/dilute Dencure Gum Paint with any other product.
  • Avoid contact with eyes and ears. If the solution comes in contact with your eyes, rinse well with water.
  • Notify your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.

Patient Concerns

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User Feedback


FAQs

Q. How long should you use Dencure?

The duration of use of Dencure will depend on the condition it is being prescribed for. If you are using it for gum disease (gingivitis) it may be used for a month. If being used for mouth ulcers and thrush, this mouthwash may be used till 2 days after the symptoms are relieved.

Q. Does Dencure stain teeth?

Yes, though it does not occur in everyone, Dencure may stain your teeth and tongue. Staining is not permanent and may disappear after discontinuation of treatment. Brushing the teeth with regular toothpaste prior to using Dencure can prevent staining. You should also avoid tannin-containing food and drinks such as tea and coffee.

Q. Does Dencure help bad breath?

Yes, Dencure is effective in reducing bad breath, which persists for about 3 hours. However, risk of staining teeth and alteration of taste should be borne in mind before you start using it. In addition, use this medicine judiciously.

Q. How should Dencure be used?

It should be used as required. It is generally used twice daily. Rinse the mouth thoroughly for about 1 minute with 10 ml of Dencure mouthwash. After rinsing, expel it from your mouth.

Q. What precautions should be followed while using Dencure?

Using toothpastes immediately after the mouthwash may interfere with working of mouthwash properly. Use it before the mouthwash or at a different time of the day. Always rinse your mouth before using the mouthwash.
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