Patent Number: 6,251,369

Title: Dental fluoride foam

Abstract: Foamable dental fluoride compositions containing a water-soluble fluoride component in an amount sufficient to provide from about 0.5 to about 10% by weight available fluoride are disclosed. The compositions include an oil in water emulsion which is preferably dispensed in combination with an aerosol propellant to provide microcell-stable foam which exhibits enhanced foam retention properties. Methods of treating teeth with fluoride and methods of preparing the foam are also disclosed.

Inventors: Stoltz; Edwin I. (Delray Beach, FL)


International Classification: A61K 8/21 (20060101); A61K 8/19 (20060101); A61Q 11/00 (20060101); A61K 007/18 ()

Expiration Date: 06/26/2018