Most of the people forget about their oral hygiene. According to American Dental Association and Academy of General Dentistry, if gum diseases are not treated on time, this can lead to cardiovascular diseases, heart attacks, stroke and bleeding gums. Bad breath is one of the initial symptoms of underlying serious heart ailments. In order to avoid bad breath and gum infections, one must regularly use breath strips. A breathe strip is a thin film that melts inside the mouth instantly giving fresh breathe, so it is also called as “mouth freshening strips”. Breath strips are available in 24 small pieces in a carry case.
In August 2000, a consumer healthcare division known as Pfizer’s Warner Lambert introduced the first batch of breath strips. Later the company produced and marketed Listerine Pocketpaks Breath Strips. This product created a revolution in 2002 by generating sales around US$250 million. It still remains the most sought-after mouth freshener brand in the market. In May 2001, Vitech America introduced Myntz Instastripz with a tag line “When you get close, be fresh, not a medicine chest”. In July 2002, Drygel Inc’s introduced Gel-A-Mint Sugar Free Magic Stripz. In 2002, Wrigley’s launched Eclipse Flash Stripz. In May 2002 Walgreen’s launched Walgreens fresh breathe followed by Walmart’s Equate sugar free breathe stripz, CVS chain drugstore’s CVS breathe stripz, Albertson’s Inc’s Savon/Osco Sugar free breathe strips. In 2003, Kuchle’s peppermint strips (from Dreamax Global Development), Jakka Pacific’s Tongue tape and Altoid’s breathe strip was also launched.
Usually, a breath strip contains xylitol, zinc gluconate, copper gluconate, triacetin. You must avoid using breath fresheners containing sugar, maltodextrin or lecithins.
When a breath strip is kept inside the mouth, it instantly dissolves and spreads freshness throughout the mouth. It kills the germs responsible for causing bad breathe. Breath strip doesn’t have any side effects. It can be used anytime. A sugar-free breath strip can be safely taken by diabetic patients. It may be consumed after meals, drink or smoke. However, breath strips must be stored in a dry place at room temperature.
Popular flavors include: Super peppermint, Peppermint, Strawberry peppermint, Lemon Peppermint, Coffee, Cinnamon, Winter green, Spearmint, Ginger, Cool honey, Liquorice, Crème de menthe, Cherry, Apple, Tangerine, Raspberry, Blue berry, Mango, and Citrus.
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