6 cavity myths busted

written by CariFree

  For years myths about the cause of cavities have been held on to as fact.  Today we set the record straight and give you the truth about decay. MYTH 1: Brushing and flossing are enough to fight decay. FACT: Brushing and flossing alone do not kill the bacteria that are the real cause of […]

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CariFree product review

written by CariFree

I received an email from blog reader Mandy T. asking about the CariFree CTx4 1100 Gel.  Her dentist recommended she start using it and wanted to know how it’s different from her current toothpaste. Great question, Mandy!   What is it? The CTx4 Gel 1100 is a toothpaste replacement gel.  This means you would use […]

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Before that first slice of chocolate cake…

written by CariFree

Before she gave birth to her precious baby boy last August, a good friend of mine came to me and asked what she should do to prevent her baby from getting cavities.  “My husband and I both have such terrible teeth, I don’t want my baby to have the same bad luck we’ve had,” she […]

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Real Talk: It’s an infection in your face!

written by CariFree

Welcome to a new blog segment we’re calling Real Talk.  These short dialogue anecdotes are meant to shed some light on real life dental scenarios.  Have you ever found yourself in a situation like this? “Thanks for picking me up Beth.” “No problem Cassie. How are you feeling?” “Good actually, Dr. Acker said I should […]

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Baby Kisses

written by CariFree

Most of you would have no problem turning down a kiss from the photo in “Would you kiss THIS mouth?“, but what about those sweet little kisses that nobody can resist.  I don’t have kids of my own and even I know that it is impossible to refuse a toothless chubby-cheeked baby kiss, drool and all. […]

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Dr. Joe D’Alesio on How to Stop Cavities

written by CariFree

I got a kick out of this creative video sent in from Dr. Joe D’Alesio.  His dental office recently got their CariFree program up and running and he is excited to share his experience.  Dr. Joe D’Alesio backs up his honest explanation of caries with great scientific understanding and a little humor to get his […]

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Would you kiss THIS mouth?

written by CariFree

I’m going to go out on a limb here and assume that given the opportunity, the majority of you would turn down a kiss from this eligible bachelor/bachelorette.  You don’t have to be a dental professional to see the rampant decay. This is obviously a very extreme case of dental caries (cavities).  Anyone can SEE […]

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