LI drug firm set to brush up on sales

Long Island Business News
December 1, 2000

Frontier Pharmaceuticals¬†hires Westbury Diagnostics to test DioxiBrite - a plaque and bacteria killing toothpaste. The active compound was screened against strep, staph, E. Coli, and yeast. Most toothpastes work by physically removing plaque, the sticky substance on teeth, made up of bits of food, in which the bacteria live. Frontier’s brand, DioxiBrite, actually kills them. Only Colgate-Palmolive has a similar product, Colgate Total, using the antibiotic Tryclosan. “We are better on plaque and just as good on gingivitis,” Frontier says. The findings were reported at the Annual Society for Microbiology.

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