Corsodyl Overview: Preventing Gingivitis & Bleeding Gums
Help your patients on their journey to healthy gums with Corsodyl
Corsodyl Medicated Treatment Range is clinically proven to help stop and prevent bleeding gums.
Corsodyl Complete Protection Toothpaste
Specially formulated daily toothpaste to protect gums between dental visits, helping to stop and prevent bleeding gums.1–3
Corsodyl Medicated Treatment Range*
Short term intensive treatment for persistent gum problems, clinically proven to be effective against bleeding gums, gum irritation and gum inflammation.4–6
*Short-term, intensive antimicrobial medicated formulations with chlorhexidine digluconate (0.2% w/v mouthwash; 1% w/w dental gel). See bottom of page for product information.
These patients could be on their way to periodontal disease and potential tooth loss
- Has some plaque accumulation and occasional bleeding gums
- Cares about general oral health
- Isn’t aware of his risk of gum disease
- Doesn’t see himself as having ‘gum problems’ to address
- Struggles in everyday life with gum disease symptoms like halitosis
- Sometimes sees blood when eating or brushing
- Suffers worsening and persistent gingivitis
- Is anxious about oral health
- Uses regular fluoride toothpaste
- Wants to know about a suitable regime that will look after his gums and improve oral health
What should you recommend to improve gum health and prevent bleeding gums?
Product Information: Please consult the summary of product characteristics for full product information. Corsodyl Mint 0.2% w/v Mouthwash, Corsodyl Aniseed 0.2 % w/v Mouthwash, Corsodyl Freshmint 0.2 % w/v Mouthwash, Corsodyl 1 % w/w Dental Gel. Indications: Plaque inhibition; gingivitis; maintenance of oral hygiene; post periodontal surgery or treatment; aphthous ulceration; oral candida. Dental Gel: In addition, to aid fluoride in caries prevention in high risk patients. Dosage & Administration: Adults and children 12 years and over. Children under 12 on healthcare professional advice only: Mouthwashes: 10 ml rinse for 1 minute twice daily or pre-surgery. For dental stomatitis, soak dentures for 15 minutes twice daily. Treatment length: gingivitis 1 month; ulcers, oral candida 48 hours after clinical resolution. Dental Gel: Brush teeth with 1 inch gel for 1 minute, once or twice daily. Spit out excess. Ulcers, oral candidal infections: apply gel to affected areas for 1 minute, once or twice daily. Prevention of caries as part of a regimen: apply nightly for 5 minutes in close fitting tray. Denture stomatitis: brush dentures with 2.5 cm gel for 1 minute, once or twice daily. Treatment length: gingivitis 1 month; ulcers, oral candida based on clinical response; prevention of caries as part of a regimen for 14 days. Contraindications: Hypersensitivity to ingredients. Precautions: Keep out of eyes and ears, do not swallow, separate use from conventional dentifrices (e.g. rinse mouth between applications). In case of soreness, swelling or irritation of the mouth, cease use and consult healthcare professional. Seek immediate medical help if swelling or difficulty breathing experienced. Seek medical advice if taste disturbances, numbness, tingling or burning sensation of tongue persist. Superficial discolouration of tongue, teeth and tooth-coloured restorations, usually reversible. See SPC for full details. Side effects: Tongue coated, dry mouth, aguesia/dysguesia, glossodynia, oral paraesthesia/hypoaesthesia, discolouration of teeth and tongue, mouth irritation, desquamation /oral mucosa swelling, parotid swelling. Hypersensitivity,anaphylaxis. Overdose: Mint Mouthwash: Due to the alcohol content (7%) ingestion of large amounts by children requires medical attention. Legal category: Mouthwashes: GSL. Dental Gel: P. MA Numbers Corsodyl Mint 0.2 %w/v Mouthwash PA 678/002/002; Corsodyl Aniseed 0.2 %w/v Mouthwash PA 678/002/004; Corsodyl Freshmint 0.2 % w/v Mouthwash PA 678/002/005; Corsodyl 1% w/w Dental Gel PA 678/002/001. MA Holder: GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare (Ireland) Limited, 12 Riverwalk, Citywest Business Campus, Dublin 24, Ireland. Text prepared: June 2021. Additional information is available upon request. Contains chlorhexidine digluconate. Always read the label/leaflet.
Discover the technologies powering the Corsodyl range to help prevent bleeding gums and gingivitis
Preventing bleeding gums and gingivitis with Corsodyl
67% sodium bicarbonate formulation enhances physical removal of plaque achieved by brushing7
Chlorhexidine digluconate acts rapidly, killing the bacteria that cause plaque in 30 seconds8,9