Dental hygiene for wine tasters Part II
24 Mar 2004 by JR
With the Bordeaux primeurs tasting season almost upon us, and its concomitant damage to the teeth, it behoves me to publish the second part of Australian wine-loving dentist Gilbert Labour's advice to us all. To my dismay I find that his magic product Colgate Neutrafluor 5000 toothpaste is not available in either the UK or the US, so I rang Colgate's pharmacist for advice. She assures me that any high-fluoride product can help. Duraphat 2800 is a toothpaste available only on prescription from denists in the UK which should help with remineralising the teeth. Duraphat varnish can also be applied by your dentist every few months...

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