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  • 3M™ Vanish™ 5% Sodium Fluoride White Varnish

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    • The #1-selling fluoride varnish in the U.S.
    • Extended Release Formula – continuously releasing fluoride up to 24 hours
    • Contains 22,600 ppm fluoride and tri-calcium phosphate (TCP)
    • Advanced protection – virtually invisible and durable, long-lasting coating
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     Size and Flavor
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    Attribute Name
    Assorted, Cherry, Cherry/Melon, Melon, Mint
    Sodium Fluoride
    Product Type
    100, 1000, 50
    • The #1-selling fluoride varnish in the U.S.
    • Extended Release Formula – continuously releasing fluoride up to 24 hours
    • Contains 22,600 ppm fluoride and tri-calcium phosphate (TCP)
    • Advanced protection – virtually invisible and durable, long-lasting coating
    • Easy to apply, no drying needed
    • Fast, horizontal sweep application
    • Can be applied to tooth surfaces where plaque is present
    • Unique applicator, for back-of-glove dispensing
    • High fluoride uptake, even after acid attack
    • Relieves hypersensitivity
    • Over 10 years of clinical success.

    An optimized, clear varnish with an extended release of fluoride, calcium and phosphate – up to 24 hours. It is formulated to stay in contact with the teeth longer, for effective and advanced protection, depositing strong acid-resistant mineral on tooth surfaces, including dentin tubules, to relieve hypersensitivity.

    Suggested Applications

    • Treating hypersensitive teeth.
    • Treating exposed dentin and root surface sensitivity.
    Customer Reviews
    3M™ Vanish™ 5% Sodium Fluoride White Varnish with Tri-Calcium Phosphate is rated 3.8 out of 5 by 12.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Cavity Protection and Enamel Strenghtening I have used this product on my patients and love the results. The mint was the favorite of young and old. I had a patient who had rampant decay and we together decided he would come for monthly treatments to slow the decay process and strengthen the enamel. We all got to witness first hand his rough chalky enamel become smooth and even develop a sheen to it. Do I recommend fluoride for every patient....No. If it is needed I do recommend Vanish. As a Hygienist I feel it's my duty to try the fluoride on occasion to remember what it appears and feels like and to make sure the patient will leave my operatory with a good taste in their mouth.
    Date published: 2019-03-25
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best on the Market I am a Registered Dental Hygienist and I have tried EVERY varnish on the market and Vanish by 3M is the best I have used! All varnishes leave a film but Vanish is invisible while the others look like you just ate a piece of bread! The flavor is great per my pediatric patients as well as adults. It helps with a wide array of issues such as sensitivity, dry mouth, etc. No FL2 is pleasant but Vanish in my opinion has the least amount of negatives! Fl2 is essential to dental preventive care, not always enjoyable but neither are having cavities or sensitivity and it is temporary feeling! LOVE IT!
    Date published: 2018-03-28
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent for our patient's with dry mouth We have no problem applying this varnish although I hear some hygienists find it too viscous but this is minor as the overall benefits for our patients who have little saliva flow is predictable...this varnish provide the necessary calcium to achieve improvement in root and enamel density/strength for those with little to no salivary flow.
    Date published: 2017-07-01
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from Awful experience only one benefit, not worth it to I hate what it did to the back of my throat, I hate how it feels, I hate how it tastes. the only good thing was what it did for the sensitivity. I'm so but it was awful.
    Date published: 2016-02-11
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from FANTASTIC who applies it makes a difference! i had this applied to my teeth 2 weeks ago at the dentist and the hygienist told me to smear it around with my tongue to spread it as thin as possible. MADE A HUGE DIFFERENCE compared to how it felt in the past at another office. not only did it not feel gross, it brushed off much easier the next day and my teeth felt super smooth. in the past it was gross and difficult to remove and didn't feel like it did much. this time is was amazing. it was easy to remove, i could eat and drink 10 min after it was applied (whatever i wanted) and its is great. i can't believe a subtle change in how it is applied made such a difference! i get it everytime i go now.
    Date published: 2015-10-07
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from I Love it !!!! The last two times I've had my teeth cleaned, the hygienist has applied this, and after it has fully set, it's fantastic. I like the clean feeling it leaves on my teeth, and knowing it helps protect them too is a real good feeling, too bad it doesn't last longer. I can't wait for my next cleaning and another coating of Varnish.
    Date published: 2015-08-18
    Rated 2 out of 5 by from It hasn't come off yet. I got a cleaning yesterday along with my fluoride application. I've brushed three times so far and parts of it will not come off. I look like I have fuzz on my front teeth. I wish I never got it done. It even feels uncomfortable to scratch at it with my nails. There's got to be a better way to do this
    Date published: 2015-05-29
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Vanish Is Helping My Problem - Thank You, 3M ! The roughness & loss of tooth enamel on 4 of my front top teeth seems to have worsened recently. But it is the weekend after the New Years holidays, and I have no possibility of a quick visit to a dentist. So I am very grateful since I remembered that a dental hygienist had given me several samples of 3M ESPE Vanish. It is upsetting when the surface of your teeth feels rough, but at least I have the ESPE Vanish to give protection to my teeth until I can make it to the dentist's office. And the melon flavor is very pleasant, too. To me, Vanish is a genius product that is helping to soothe my dental discomfort.
    Date published: 2014-01-05
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