• Digital Dentistry
  • Data Security
  • Implants
  • Catapult Education
  • Digital Imaging
  • Laser Dentistry
  • Restorative Dentistry
  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Periodontics
  • Oral Care
  • Cement and Adhesives
  • Equipment & Supplies
  • Ergonomics
  • Products
  • Dentures
  • Infection Control
  • Orthodontics
  • Technology
  • Techniques
  • Materials
  • Emerging Research
  • Pediatric Dentistry
  • Endodontics
  • Oral-Systemic Health

FDA Warns OraCare About Coronavirus Claims

Article

The company removed the claims in question after receiving the warning letter from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

OraCare Health Rinse

In a letter dated Nov. 18, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a formal warning to OraCare related to the company's website including claims that its OraCare Health Rinse and OraCare Operatory Pre-Rinsing Set can "mitigate, prevent, treat, diagnose, or cure COVID-19."

The letter cited two specific pages on the OraCare website where the site mentioned studies showing the products were effective at killing human coronaviruses. As of the time of publishing this news both pages and the claims in question had been removed from the website.

While the claims were removed as they were not approved by the FDA at this time, OraCare has been active with research into how its activated chlorine dioxide rinse can kill bacteria, viruses, and fungi, and a page citing research in this area is still active on the OraCare website.

Read the full FDA warning letter here.

Related Videos
2024 Dental Products Report Spring Selection Bracket Reveal Video
Addressing Unmet Needs in Early Childhood Oral Care - an interview with Ashlet Lerman, DDS
CDS 2024: What's New at TAG University? with Andrew De la Rosa, DMD
CDS 2024: Breaking Down Barriers to Care with Eric Kukucka, DD
GNYDM23 Product Focus: CandidPro with Kristin Lange, VP of Sales at Candid
The Connected Future of Dental CAD/CAM with Max Milz
Greater New York Dental Meeting 2023 – Interview with Daniel Weinstein from Lura Health
Greater New York Dental Meeting 2023 – Interview with Anthony P Urbanek, DDS, MS, MD
 Product Bites – August 11, 2023
2023 Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting, Interview with Brant Herman, CEO and Founder at MouthWatch and Dentistry.One
Related Content
© 2024 MJH Life Sciences

All rights reserved.