AP-24 Questions & Answers

AP-24 Questions & Answers

What is the RDA of AP-24®Anti-Plaque Fluoride Toothpaste?RDA (Radioactive Dentin Abrasion) is the scale used to measure relative abrasivity of toothpastes. This scale starts at 0 and is open ended. Its generally agreed that any product that falls below 250 is considered safe for everyday use. The RDA value of AP-24®Anti-Plaque Fluoride Toothpaste is between 70 and 80, which is considered very mild.


Which ingredient helps remove plaque from the teeth?

The abrasive system used in this AP-24®toothpaste consists of dicalcium phosphate.


Are AP-24®products ADA approved?

AP-24®products are not ADA (American Dental Association) approved. The ADA is a private, nongovernmental organization that charges a yearly fee for use of their name. There are no requirements for dentists to use ADA products, nor is ADA approval required to indicate a quality product.



Is the fluoride in the mouthwash at an effective level?
The level of fluoride contained in the mouthwash conforms to government regulations. This level is effective and meets FDA requirements for oral fluoride rinses that do not contain alcohol.


If I brush regularly, why should I use AP-24®Anti-Plaque Breath Spray?This breath spray doesn't just mask mouth odor, it helps renew the protection provided to the teeth by the AP-24®ingredient throughout the day.


What makes Nu Skin's whitening technology different?

  • No Peroxides—they bleach teeth, but can weaken tooth enamel and irritate soft mouth tissues. Peroxides should only be used in a professional setting.
  • No Harsh Abrasives—they remove stains, but erode and scratch teeth.

Will AP-24®Whitening Fluoride Toothpaste make my teeth whiter than they are naturally?

No, AP-24®Whitening Fluoride Toothpaste is not an oxidizing, bleaching agent (see above question). However, if your teeth are stained, darkened, or soiled from various foods, tobacco, or drinks, AP-24®Whitening Fluoride Toothpaste will quickly remove the stain and return your teeth to their light, natural color.

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