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Patent: 4,486,403

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Summary for Patent: 4,486,403
Title: Composition for and treatment of teeth
Abstract:The invention relates to compositions and treatments for inhibiting or eliminating the formation of dental caries. The composition comprises a dental carie inhibiting effective amount of a compound containing a thiol group or a disulfide group which compound acts as a collagenase inhibitor and a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier adapted to be applied to and maintained in contact with the teeth. In accordance with the invention this composition is applied to the teeth, the collagenase inhibitor acting to inhibit or even eliminate the formation of dental caries.
Inventor(s): Mechanic; Gerald (Chapel Hill, NC), Binderman; Itzhak (Tel-Aviv, IL)
Application Number:06/450,926
Patent Claims:see list of patent claims

Details for Patent 4,486,403

Applicant Tradename Biologic Ingredient Dosage Form BLA Approval Date Patent No. Expiredate
Smith & Nephew, Inc. SANTYL collagenase Ointment 101995 06/04/1965 See Plans and Pricing 2002-01-01
>Applicant >Tradename >Biologic Ingredient >Dosage Form >BLA >Approval Date >Patent No. >Expiredate

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