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Inventor:
Greenberg; Michael J.
Address:
Northbrook, IL
No. of patents:
60
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8163304 Breath freshening and oral cleansing product with magnolia bark extract in combination with surf April 24, 2012
An oral composition for oral cleansing, breath freshening, and anti-microbial benefits includes Magnolia Bark Extract in combination with a surface active agent. The effectiveness of Magnolia Bark Extract in inhibiting biofilm formation in the oral cavity is increased by a synergisti
8012514 Breath freshening and oral cleansing product with Magnolia Bark Extract September 6, 2011
A chewing gum composition for oral cleansing, breath freshening, and anti-microbial benefits includes Magnolia Bark extract. In a treatment process, effective amounts of Magnolia Bark extract are delivered to the oral cavity by the chewing gum composition for convenient oral cleansing
7666685 Screening method for identification of compounds suitable for treatment of oral cavity malodor a February 23, 2010
This invention generally relates to a screening method for identifying compositions suitable for use in an oral composition (e.g., a confection or chewing gum product) effective for the treatment of oral cavity malodor associated with the consumption of garlic. In particular, this in
7632525 Breath freshening and oral cleansing product with magnolia bark extract in combination with surf December 15, 2009
An oral composition for oral cleansing, breath freshening, and anti-microbial benefits includes Magnolia Bark Extract in combination with a surface active agent. The effectiveness of Magnolia Bark Extract in inhibiting biofilm formation in the oral cavity is increased by a synergisti
7595065 Breath freshening and oral cleansing products with synergistic combinations of magnolia bark ext September 29, 2009
An oral composition for oral cleansing, breath freshening, and anti-microbial benefits includes an oral cavity delivery agent and an antimicrobial active agent including a synergistic combination of Magnolia Bark Extract and an essential oil. The oral composition includes chewing gum
7592025 Vehicles for oral care with magnolia bark extract September 22, 2009
A vehicle and a method for oral care that includes Magnolia Bark Extract in combination with a surface active agent. The effectiveness of Magnolia Bark Extract in inhibiting biofilm formation in the oral cavity is increased by a synergistic combination of the Magnolia Bark Extract with
7544377 Chewable compositions with fast release magnolia bark extract June 9, 2009
A chewable oral composition for oral cleansing, breath freshening, and antimicrobial benefits includes fast release Magnolia Bark Extract in combination with a surface active agent. The effectiveness of Magnolia Bark Extract in inhibiting biofilm formation in the oral cavity is incre
7470442 Confectionary compositions with magnolia bark extract December 30, 2008
A confectionary composition and a method for oral care that includes Magnolia Bark Extract in combination with a surface active agent. The effectiveness of Magnolia Bark Extract in inhibiting biofilm formation in the oral cavity is increased by a synergistic combination of the Magnolia
7416751 Method of controlling release of N-substituted derivatives of aspartame in chewing gum and gum p August 26, 2008
The present invention includes a method for producing a chewing gum with a modified release sweetener selected from the group of N-substituted derivatives of aspartame, particularly neotame, as well as the chewing gum so produced. The modified release neotame or other N-substituted d
7347985 Breath freshening and oral cleansing product with magnolia bark extract March 25, 2008
A pullulan-free edible film composition for oral cleansing, breath freshening, and anti-microbial benefits includes a film forming agent and Magnolia Bark Extract. In a treatment process, an effective amount of Magnolia Bark Extract is delivered to the oral cavity by the edible film
7163705 Coated chewing gum product and method of making January 16, 2007
A method for producing a coated chewing gum product with accelerated absorption of medicaments through oral mucosa, as well as the chewing gum product so produced, is obtained by using a xylitol or sorbitol coating, or by adding a water-soluble alkaline material, such as a bicarbonate
7087255 Chewing gums that provide breath freshening characteristics August 8, 2006
A coated chewing gum is provided that includes a metal salt. The salt can be located in the gum center, coating, or both. A metal salt is provided in a therapeutically effective amount to reduce or eliminate oral malodors associated with bad breath. A variety of metal salts are possi
7078066 Chewing gum containing physiological cooling agents and method of making July 18, 2006
A method for producing a chewing gum, as well as the chewing gum so produced, incorporates a physiological cooling agent, such as acyclic carboxamide, or combinations of physiological cooling agents. In another embodiment a combination of physiological cooling agents is made in a mod
7078052 Pharmaceutical chewing gum formulations July 18, 2006
Methods and chewing gums for delivering a medicament or agent to an individual are provided. The chewing gum includes a medicament or agent. The medicament or agent is present within the chewing gum composition (the water soluble portion and/or insoluble base portion). It has been fo
7025999 Chewing gum having prolonged sensory benefits April 11, 2006
Chewing gums and methods of making same that have prolonged and enhanced sensory benefits are provided. The chewing gums of the present invention include a hydrophobic sweetener, a sensorally active component or trigeminal stimulant, such as a flavor, in addition to other typical che
6955827 Method of controlling release of antimicrobial agents in chewing gum October 18, 2005
A method for producing a chewing gum with a controlled release of an antimicrobial agent, as well as the chewing gum so produced, is obtained by physically modifying the release properties of the antimicrobial agent by coating and drying. The antimicrobial agent is coated by encapsulatio
6949264 Nutraceuticals or nutritional supplements and method of making September 27, 2005
A method for producing a chewing gum with a controlled release active agent, as well as the chewing gum so produced, is obtained by physically modifying the release properties of the active agent, such as a nutraceutical or nutritional supplement, by coating and drying. The active ag
6773716 Over-coated chewing gum formulations August 10, 2004
Methods and products for delivering a medicament or agent to an individual are provided. The product includes a coating having a medicament or agent. The medicament or agent is present within the coating that surrounds a center comprising a gum base. By chewing the product, the medicamen
6692778 Method of controlling release of N-substituted derivatives of aspartame in chewing gum February 17, 2004
The present invention includes a method for producing a chewing gum with a modified release sweetener selected from the group of N-substituted derivatives of aspartame, particularly neotame, as well as the chewing gum so produced. The modified release neotame or other N-substituted d
6663849 Antacid chewing gum products coated with high viscosity materials December 16, 2003
A method of making antacid coated chewing gum products comprises the steps of providing chewing gum cores; providing a coating syrup comprising a bulk sweetener, calcium carbonate and a binding agent; and applying the coating syrup to the cores and drying the syrup to produce a sugarless
6645535 Method of making coated chewing gum products containing various antacids November 11, 2003
A method of making antacid coated chewing gum products comprises the steps of providing chewing gum cores; providing a coating syrup comprising a bulk sweetener and a neutralizing antacid suspended in the coating syrup, the coating syrup containing from about 25% to about 50% by weight o
6627234 Method of producing active agent coated chewing gum products September 30, 2003
A method for producing a chewing gum with an improved release of active agent, as well as the chewing gum so produced, is obtained by adding an active agent to a chewing gum coating. The active agent is added to the coating in a coating solution or premixed with a flavor or solvent. The
6592912 Method of controlling release of antimicrobial agents from chewing gum and gum produced thereby July 15, 2003
A method for producing a chewing gum with a controlled release of an antimicrobial agent, as well as the chewing gum so produced, is obtained by physically modifying the release properties of the antimicrobial agent by coating and drying. The antimicrobial agent is coated by encapsulatio
6579545 Coated chewing gum products containing an antigas agent June 17, 2003
A method of making coated chewing gum products containing an antigas agent comprises the steps of providing chewing gum cores; providing a coating comprising a bulk sweetener; providing an antigas agent; and applying the antigas agent and coating syrup to the cores and drying the syrup t
6569472 Coated chewing gum products containing antacid and method of making May 27, 2003
A method of making antacid coated chewing gum products comprises the steps of providing chewing gum cores; providing a coating syrup comprising a bulk sweetener and calcium carbonate having a median particle size of greater than about 3 microns and being suspended in the coating syrup; a
6558692 Over-coated chewing gum formulations May 6, 2003
Methods and products for delivering a medicament or agent to an individual are provided. The product includes a coating having a medicament or agent. The medicament or agent is present within the coating that surrounds a gum center (the water soluble portion and a water insoluble base po
6541048 Coated chewing gum products containing an acid blocker and process of preparing April 1, 2003
A method of making coated chewing gum products containing an acid blocker comprises the steps of providing chewing gum cores; providing a coating syrup comprising a bulk sweetener, providing an acid blocker, applying the coating syrup and acid blocker to the cores and drying the syrup to
6479082 Process of increasing flavor release from chewing gum using hydroxypropyl cellulose and product November 12, 2002
The present invention is a method of increasing the flavor release of chewing gum using hydroxypropyl cellulose, as well as the chewing gum containing hydroxypropyl cellulose and having increased flavor release. The increase in flavor release is obtained by incorporating hydroxypropyl
6472000 Method of controlling release of bitterness inhibitors in chewing gum and gum produced thereby October 29, 2002
A method for producing a chewing gum with a controlled release of a bitterness inhibitor, as well as the chewing gum so produced, is obtained by physically modifying the release properties of the bitterness inhibitor by coating and drying. The bitterness inhibitor is coated by encaps
6465003 Over-coated chewing gum formulations October 15, 2002
Methods and products for delivering a medicament or agent to an individual are provided. The product includes a coating having a medicament or agent. The medicament or agent is present within the coating that surrounds a gum center (the water soluble portion and a water insoluble base po
6355265 Over-coated chewing gum formulations March 12, 2002
Methods and products for delivering a medicament or agent to an individual are provided. The product includes a coating having a medicament or agent. The medicament or agent is present within the coating that surrounds a gum center (the water soluble portion and a water insoluble base po
6350480 Chewing gum product including a hydrophilic gum base and method of producing February 26, 2002
A method for producing a chewing gum with an improved release of a lipophilic active agent, as well as the chewing gum so produced, is obtained by using a hydrophilic gum base. The preferred and novel gum base includes hydrophilic polymers, hydrophilic softeners/emulsifiers and fille
6017566 Gum base and chewing gum containing edible polyesters and method for manufacture January 25, 2000
Gum bases and chewing gum formulations, as well as methods for making same, are provided. The gum base and chewing gums include an edible polyester.
6013287 Gum base and chewing gum containing edible polyesters January 11, 2000
Gum bases and chewing gum formulations, as well as methods for making same, are provided. The gum base and chewing gums include an edible end-capped polyester.
5980955 Coated chewing gum product and method of making November 9, 1999
A coated comestible product having an improved coating appearance and a method for improving the appearance of a coated product is achieved when a food-acceptable, poorly water-soluble salt is added to a coating syrup that further comprises a primary coating material. One preferred inven
5977166 Enhanced flavors using menthone ketals November 2, 1999
A method is disclosed for enhancing flavors in low moisture consumable items, including chewing gum, using menthone ketals. Chewing gum, oral compositions, pharmaceuticals, and low moisture foods containing menthone ketals are provided.
5965181 Coated confectionary products and methods of manufacturing same October 12, 1999
A confectionary product comprising a center including a water soluble portion. A first coating that comprises a blend of xylitol/mannitol that substantially encloses the center and a second coating that consists essentially of one polyol that substantially encloses the first coating.
5820251 Illuminated ornamental device having a planer surface and reflective elements October 13, 1998
A self-illuminated, decorative ornamental device intended for indoor or outdoor residential use is suitable for day and night viewing. The device includes a planer surface having a two-dimensional color graphic image, and a multiplicity of electric lamps which are arranged on the surface
5800848 Chewing gum containing sucrose polyesters September 1, 1998
Chewing gum formulations and bases, as well as methods of producing chewing gum and bases are provided. The chewing gum includes sucrose polyesters, which can be used in the base and/or gum as a plasticizer, softener, and emulsifier. In one embodiment, sucrose polyesters are added to
5795616 Enhanced flavors using 2'-hydroxypropiophenone August 18, 1998
2'-Hydroxypropiophenone is used as a flavorant to enhance the flavor of wintergreen-flavored products and to contribute a wintergreen note to non-wintergreen-flavored products. The compound may be used as a partial or complete replacement for methyl salicylate used as a flavorant in
5716652 Coated chewing gum products and methods of manufacturing same February 10, 1998
A confectionary or chewing gum product comprising a center including a water soluble portion. A first coating that comprises a blend of xylitol/mannitol that substantially encloses the center. A second coating that consists essentially of one polyol that substantially encloses the fi
5462754 Abhesive chewing gum with improved sweetness profile October 31, 1995
A wax-free abhesive chewing gum is provided which uses a gum base devoid or substantially free of wax and elastomer plasticizer. The gum base includes about 20 to about 75 weight percent synthetic elastomer, about 4 to about 45 weight percent, filler, about 5 to about 55 weight percent g
5437876 Wax-free chewing gums with controlled sweetener release August 1, 1995
A wax-free chewing gum is provided which uses a gum base which is devoid or substantially free of wax. The gum base includes about 20 to about 60 weight percent synthetic elastomer, 0 to about 30 weight percent natural elastomer, about 5 to about 55 weight percent elastomer plasticizer,
5425962 Method for refining mint oils and chewing gum made from same June 20, 1995
The present invention provides a method for refining peppermint oil containing compositions. Additionally, the present invention provides a method for making chewing gum having a peppermint flavor. To this end, a method for refining a peppermint oil containing composition that includes
5405623 Chewing gum compositions and methods for manufacturing same April 11, 1995
Methods and compositions for providing improved processability for chewing gum. Pursuant to the present invention, the particle size of the sorbitol component is chosen so that a chewing gum composition is created that is sufficiently firm for processability through a typical chewing gum
5378131 Chewing gum with dental health benefits employing calcium glycerophosphate January 3, 1995
A method and composition for preventing, or reducing the risk of, dental caries. Pursuant to the present invention, a chewing gum is provided that includes a therapeutically effective amount of calcium glycerophosphate. The chewing gum, by including a therapeutically effective amount of
5348750 Enhanced flavors using menthone ketals September 20, 1994
A method is disclosed for enhancing flavors in low moisture consumable items, including chewing gum, using menthone ketals. Chewing gum, oral compositions, pharmaceuticals, and low moisture foods containing menthone ketals are provided.
5330772 Use of gum guaiac as an antioxidant in chewing gum July 19, 1994
Mint flavoring compositions and wax-free gum bases are provided which are stabilized using gum guaiac, a naturally-occurring resin, as an antioxidant. Chewing gums containing stabilized mint flavoring compositions and wax-free gum bases are also provided.
5294449 Composition of anti-cavity chewing gum and method of fighting tooth decay by using erythrose as March 15, 1994
A chewing gum formulation to fight cavities comprises sufficient erythrose to give the chewing gum anti-caries properties. Also disclosed is a method of reducing or preventing dental caries by inhibiting the growth of Streptococcus mutans in the presence of fermentable carbohydrates in t
5277919 Method of stabilizing peptide sweeteners in chewing gums and confections with benzaldehyde aceta January 11, 1994
Chewing gum compositions having improved dipeptide-sweetener stability are provided. The chewing gums of the invention contain dipeptide sweetener(s) and at least one benzaldehyde acetal. Cherry-flavored and chocolate-cherry flavored chewing gums having improved dipeptide-sweetener stabi
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