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Nov
25

Is insurance actually good for CAMBRA?

written by CariFree

We had some great feedback from Dr. Weber DDS in response to THIS POST and wanted to pose his questions to our readers.  Please feel free to comment. I believe that susceptibility testing/assessment/discussion and preventative/proactive/risk based care should always remain the core of the Patient/Dentist interaction, in any discussions about dental disease, infectious or functional. The presentation of […]

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Nov
18

How to help our patients #quitforgood this week

written by CariFree

A recently published study showed: More than 90% of dental providers report that they routinely ask patients about tobacco use, 76% counsel patients, and 45% routinely offer cessation assistance, defined as referring patients for cessation counseling, providing a cessation prescription, or both. Results from multivariable analysis indicated that cessation assistance was associated with having a […]

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Nov
11

Report from the 11th Annual CAMBRA Coalition Meeting

written by CariFree

  Dr. Kutsch attended the annual CAMBRA Coalition meeting held in Oakland California last week and has brought back an update on what the meeting entailed. The 11th meeting of the coalition was attended by educators, clinicians, representatives from third party payer systems and other dental industry representatives. The group of 50 attendees focused on interfacing […]

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Nov
4

Is the war on water also a war on teeth?

written by CariFree

Controversy has been brewing over Gatorade’s mobile app Bolt! The pro-Gatorade message is thinly veiled as a game to help teenagers make better nutrition choices. You would assume the message would be to avoid sugary drinks and fried foods, but not for the PepsiCo company. The villain? Water. Yep, that’s right…the goal of the game […]

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