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Crest Pro-Health Frequently Asked Questions

Crest Pro-Health Toothpaste FAQs


  1. Is Crest Pro-Health Toothpaste safe?
  2. Does Crest Pro-Health Toothpaste have triclosan?
  3. What is Crest Pro-Health Toothpaste?
  4. What is the Polyfluorite System™?
  5. What's the difference between stannous fluoride and sodium fluoride?
  6. Does Crest Pro-Health Toothpaste contain more fluoride than other Crest versions?
  7. Why does Crest Pro-Health Toothpaste have a warning about staining?
  8. How is Crest Pro-Health Toothpaste with stabilized stannous fluoride different from other toothpastes?
  9. How is Crest Pro-Health Toothpaste different from other anti-sensitivity toothpastes on the market today?
  10. What sizes is Crest Pro-Health Toothpaste sold in?
  11. How does Crest Pro-Health Toothpaste work to prevent gingivitis?
  12. Why does Crest Pro-Health Toothpaste feel gritty?
  13. Is it safe/okay to use Crest Pro-Health Toothpaste with Crest Pro-Health Rinse?
  14. Do I have to use Crest Pro-Health Toothpaste with Crest Pro-Health Rinse?
  15. Can I use Crest Pro-Health Toothpaste longer than 4 weeks?
  16. If I don't have gingivitis can I still use Crest Pro-Health Toothpaste?
  17. If I don't have sensitive teeth, can I still use Crest Pro-Health Toothpaste?
  18. How does Crest Pro-Health Toothpaste work?
  19. What are the benefits dentists recommend toothpaste for most often?
  20. Does Crest Pro-Health Toothpaste contain Crest Pro-Health Rinse?
  21. What are ActivClean Crystals™?
  22. Has Crest Pro–Health Toothpaste received the Seal of Acceptance from the American Dental Association?
  1. Is Crest Pro-Health Toothpaste safe?

    Yes, Crest Pro Health is safe and effective when used as directed. All P&G products adhere to comprehensive safety standards, undergoing a rigorous scientific evaluation before going to market and monitored once in market.
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  3. Does Crest Pro-Health Toothpaste have triclosan?

    All Crest Pro-Health Toothpastes are triclosan free.
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  4. What is Crest Pro-Health Toothpaste?

    Crest Pro-Health Toothpastes with stabilized stannous fluoride are uniquely formulated to provide protection against cavities, gingivitis, plaque, tooth sensitivity, tartar buildup, plus it freshens your breath. But it doesn't stop there. Crest Pro-Health Toothpaste also provides excellent whitening benefits too.
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  6. What is the Polyfluorite System™?

    The Polyfluorite System™ found in Crest Pro-Health Toothpaste combines two powerful ingredients: therapeutic stannous fluoride to protect against plaque, gingivitis, cavities and tooth sensitivity; and sodium hexametaphosphate, which is a stain and tartar fighting ingredient. Together they deliver a unique, comprehensive protection for your teeth.
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  8. What's the difference between stannous fluoride and sodium fluoride?

    Stannous fluoride and sodium fluoride both provide protection against cavities. In addition to cavity protection, stannous fluoride protects against plaque, gingivitis and tooth sensitivity.
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  10. Does Crest Pro-Health Toothpaste contain more fluoride than other Crest versions?

    No. While Crest Pro-Health Toothpaste contains 0.454% stannous fluoride, it's formulated to deliver the same concentration of fluoride ions (1100 ppm F-) as the 0.243% sodium fluoride in other Crest products.
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  12. Why does Crest Pro-Health Toothpaste have a warning about staining?

    Current FDA regulations require that toothpastes containing stannous fluoride be labeled about their staining potential. But Crest Pro-Health Toothpaste, with our Polyfluorite System™, contains a high-cleaning silica and sodium hexametaphosphate, a unique whitening ingredient, to remove and help prevent external stains. This toothpaste has been accepted by the ADA for its whitening benefit.
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  14. How is Crest Pro-Health Toothpaste with stabilized stannous fluoride different from other toothpastes?

    Crest Pro-Health Toothpaste is the only brand that offers such a wide range of benefits in just one tube! Crest Pro-Health toothpaste with stabilized stannous fluoride provides protection against cavities, gingivitis, plaque, sensitive teeth, tartar buildup and it freshens breath. And it whitens your teeth, too.
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  16. How is Crest Pro-Health Toothpaste different from other anti-sensitivity toothpastes on the market today?

    Crest Pro-Health Toothpaste is the first sensitivity toothpaste to provide the combination of additional benefits by protecting against cavities, gingivitis, plaque, sensitive teeth, tartar buildup, stains and it freshens breath. Crest Pro-Health Toothpaste provides a gingivitis benefit not found in other sensitivity toothpastes.
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  18. What sizes is Crest Pro-Health Toothpaste sold in?

    Crest Pro-Health Toothpastes are available to retailers nationally in several convenient sizes: 0.85oz, 4.2 oz, 6.0 oz and 7.8 oz.
    Crest Pro-Health Clinical Toothpastes are available to retailers nationally in several convenient sizes: 0.85oz, 4.0 oz and 5.8 oz
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  20. How does Crest Pro-Health Toothpaste work to prevent gingivitis?

    When you brush with Crest Pro-Health Toothpaste, stannous fluoride is released in the mouth. Therapeutic stannous fluoride is a powerful anti-microbial agent that kills and inhibits harmful bacteria that cause plaque and gingivitis.
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  22. Why does Crest Pro-Health Toothpaste feel gritty?

    You may notice Crest Pro-Health Toothpaste feels a little different in your mouth. It is due to the presence of the ActivClean™ crystals. As you begin to brush, the ActivClean™ crystals immediately begin to dissolve to form a protective barrier that helps prevent stains from attaching to the tooth’s surface and helps prevent tartar buildup.
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  24. Is it safe/okay to use Crest Pro-Health Toothpaste with Crest Pro-Health Rinse?

    Yes. Crest Pro-Health Toothpaste and Crest Pro-Health Rinse were tested in clinical studies of plaque and gingivitis and were shown to be safe and effective both independently and when used together.
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  26. Do I have to use Crest Pro-Health Toothpaste with Crest Pro-Health Rinse?

    No, you do not have to use the two products together, but they have been shown to be safe and effective when used together in plaque and gingivitis clinical studies. Crest Pro-Health Toothpaste protects your teeth against gingivitis, cavities, tooth sensitivity, tartar buildup, stains and it freshens breath.
    Crest Pro-Health Rinse is an anti-gingivitis/anti-plaque mouthwash that kills germs that cause plaque, gingivitis and bad breath and is made for consumers who include mouthwash in their oral care routine or would like to begin using mouthwash in their routine.
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  28. Can I use Crest Pro-Health Toothpaste longer than 4 weeks?

    Yes, Crest Pro-Health Toothpaste can be used for longer than four weeks for prevention of cavities and for control of plaque and gingivitis. Sensitive teeth persisting longer than four weeks may indicate a more serious problem that needs prompt attention from your dentist.
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  30. If I don't have gingivitis can I still use Crest Pro-Health Toothpaste?

    You can still use Crest Pro-Health Toothpaste even if you don't have gingivitis. This unique toothpaste also protects against cavities, plaque, tartar buildup, sensitive teeth and it freshens breath and whitens teeth too!
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  32. If I don't have sensitive teeth, can I still use Crest Pro-Health Toothpaste?

    You can still use Crest Pro-Health toothpaste even if you don't have sensitive teeth. This unique toothpaste also protects against cavities, gingivitis, plaque, tartar buildup, and it freshens breath and whitens teeth!
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  34. How does Crest Pro-Health Toothpaste work?

    Crest Pro-Health Crest Pro-Health Toothpaste contains the Polyfluorite Systemâ„¢ which combines two powerful ingredients: therapeutic stannous fluoride to protect against plaque, gingivitis, cavities and tooth sensitivity; and sodium hexametaphosphate, which is a stain and tartar fighting ingredient. Together they deliver a unique, comprehensive protection for your teeth.
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  36. What are the benefits dentists recommend toothpaste for most often?

    A survey among a nationally representative sample of dental professionals indicates cavities, gingivitis, plaque, sensitivity, tartar, whitening, and breath are benefits for which dentists and hygienists recommend toothpaste most.
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  38. Does Crest Pro-Health Toothpaste contain Crest Pro-Health Rinse?

    No, Crest Pro-Health Toothpaste does not contain Crest Pro-Health Rinse. Crest Pro-Health toothpaste is uniquely formulated to provide protection against cavities, gingivitis, plaque, tooth sensitivity and tartar buildup, plus it freshens your breath and whitens teeth!
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  40. What are ActivClean Crystals™?

    ActivClean Crystals™ are part of the special whitening ingredients contained in Crest Pro–Health Toothpaste. They are also known as sodium hexametaphosphate, a polyphosphate compound that forms a barrier on your teeth to help protect the surface from stain and tartar–buildup.
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  42. Has Crest Pro–Health Toothpaste received the Seal of Acceptance from the American Dental Association?

    Crest Pro-Health Clean Mint toothpaste and Crest Pro-Health Whitening toothpaste are the only toothpastes that have received the ADA Seal of Acceptance for protecting against all these areas: cavities, gingivitis, plaque, sensitivity, stains and bad breath. They also help prevent tartar buildup and freshen breath. P&G has not requested the ADA Seal for every flavor or variant of Crest Pro-Health toothpastes.
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