Have Allergies? This Toothpaste Will Treat It
By Liz Ritter, Executive Editor |
Called Allerdent and currently in clinical studies at Weill Cornell Medicine/New York-Presbyterian Hospital, the toothpaste contains all the cavity-fighting, fresh-breath boosting ingredients as your typical tube, but adds in extracts commonly used in allergy shots to help alleviate symptoms associated with common respiratory allergies. According to the brand’s website, the toothpaste can be customized by your doctor to address your—and your immune system’s—specific needs.
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“The patients who came in were treated for the very things that they were sensitive to, and that included indoor allergens, like dust mite and pet dander, as well as outdoor allergens such as tree pollen, grass pollen, ragweed pollen,” Dr. William Reisacher, an associate professor of otolaryngology and director of allergy services at Weill Cornell Medicine/New York-Presbyterian Hospital, told FoxNews.com.See how it works in the video below: