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JAN-FEB 2018

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The mechanism of action is simple but effective: Each daily chew releases delmopinol hydrochloride to create a barrier that prevents bacterial attachment. 2,3 When bacteria can't attach, they can't produce plaque biofi lms or the volatile sulfur compounds of halitosis. And the scrubbing action of the chew works in parallel to effectively remove plaque and calculus. For more information, contact your sales representative or visit Science You Can Believe In Delmopinol • Delmopinol has been extensively tested in human and animal trials • Proven technology originally developed for a human oral rinse O RAVET Dental Hygiene Chews • Effi cacy demonstrated in multiple canine trials • Novel mechanism of action • Exceptional halitosis control 1 • Highly palatable 1 • Available through veterinarians 53 % 42 % 54 % HALITOSIS PLAQUE CALCULUS PROVEN REDUCTION IN KEY ORAL HEALTH INDICATORS 1 * Block plaque, calculus, and halitosis with the science of prevention ORAVET ® Dental Hygiene Chews combat plaque, calculus, and halitosis where they start—bacterial biofi lms. *Compared with dry diet alone. References: 1. Data on fi le. 2. Steinberg D, Beeman D, Bowen W. The effect of delmopinol on glucosyltransferase adsorbed on to saliva-coated hydroxyapatite. Archs Oral Biol. 1992;37:33-38. 3. Vassilakos N, Arnebrant T, Rundegren J. In vitro interactions of delmopinol hydrochloride with salivary fi lms adsorbed at solid/liquid interfaces. Caries Res. 1993;27:176-182. ORAVET ® and SERIOUS ORAL CARE MADE SIMPLE ® are registered trademarks of Merial. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Merial is now part of Boehringer Ingelheim. ©2017 Merial, Inc. Duluth, GA. All rights reserved. OVC15TRADEAD-R (07/17).

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