Do Scope, Crest Mouthwash, and Oral-B Oral Rinses kill the virus that causes COVID-19 or kill the COVID-19 virus altogether?
No. Scope, Crest Mouthwash, and Oral-B Oral Rinse formulations have not been tested against any strains of the coronavirus and are not intended to prevent or treat COVID-19.
Can I use Crest Mouthwash, Scope Mouthwash, or Oral-B Oral Rinses as a hand sanitizer or surface disinfectant if they contain alcohol?
Alcohol is a key component of hand sanitizer. Use of hand sanitizer and hand washing are key practices in preventing the spread of COVID-19. Although some of our rinses contain alcohol, they are not intended to be used as a hand sanitizer or surface disinfectant and contain less than 15% alcohol.
Can I use Crest Mouthwash, Oral-B Oral Rinses, or Scope to be used for anything other than rinsing?
No. Always read the product label to ensure the product is right for you and use as the product is directed.
Does Scope, Crest Mouthwash, or Oral-B Oral Rinses prevent sore throat?
No. Please see product labeling or consult with a health care professional to see which rinse is right for you. Please consult with your doctor on how to treat, prevent, or relieve the pain of a sore throat.
Is Whitening Toothpaste Bad For Your Teeth?
Toothpaste is a safe teeth whitening option. In fact, because of their ingredients, some can even help strengthen your teeth in addition to whitening them.
Do Crest Toothpastes Contain Gluten?
No current Crest toothpaste contains gluten.
Does Crest Toothpaste Contain Salicylates?
There are no salicylates in any US Crest version of toothpaste, but some formulations have methyl salicylate in their flavor systems.
What Is Stannous Fluoride?
Stannous fluoride is used in oral health care products to help prevent tooth decay and strengthen weakened enamel. It’s also unique among fluoride alternatives because it offers multiple benefits not found in sodium fluoride or sodium monofluorophosphate.