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Our
Approach

Our Approach

THE ZENDIUM
PHILOSOPHY

We believe that the mouth has the natural
power to defend itself against disease and
stay healthy. Current evidence supports
the role of saliva at the centre of natural
oral defences, promoting a balanced
microflora that controls pathogenic
bacteria.1

ZENDIUM’S COMMITMENT

Since its launch, Zendium has
accumulated 35 years of published
research and experience among dental
professionals and patients. We know that a
healthy mouth starts with a healthy
balance of microflora, owed in a large part
to the remarkable properties of saliva. Our
goal is to enhance our understanding of
the mouth’s natural defences and deliver
products that boost the protective power
of saliva, to promote all-round oral health.

Healthy Balance of Microflora

REFERENCES

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  2. Hoogendoorn H, et al. Hypothiocyanite ion; the inhibitor formed by the system lactoperoxidase-thiocyanate-hydrogen peroxide. Caries Res 1977;11:77–84.
  3. Rotgans J, et al. The effect of toothbrushing with toothpaste containing amyloglucosidase and glucose oxidase on plaque accumulation on teeth.
    Caries Res 1977:11:123–124.
  4. Rotgans J & Hoogendoorn H. The effect of toothbrushing with a toothpaste containing amyloglucosidase and glucose oxidase on plaque accumulation and gingivitis. Caries Res 1979;13:144–149.
  5. Lenander-Lumikari M, et al. Lysozyme enhances the inhibitory effects of the peroxidase system on glucose metabolism of Streptococcus mutans.
    J Dent Res 1992;71:484–490.
  6. Unilever, data on file.
  7. Berlutti F, et al. Both lactoferrin and iron influence aggregation and biofilm formation in Streptococcus mutans. BioMetals 2004;17:271–278.