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Jul
28

The Simplest Way to Assess Oral Bacteria

written by CariFree

Have you heard of the CariScreen Meter? Do you have one in office? We wanted to show just how easy it is to get a reading of a patient’s bacterial challenge. In about 1 minute, this chair side test can help you better prescribe treatment for your patients. It is simple, efficient and helps you […]

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Category: Education
Jul
21

Pediatric patients falling through the cracks

written by CariFree

A recent article published in Pediatrics demonstrated the positive impact non-dental providers have on the incidence of decay in children on Medicaid. While assessment and education by our partners in pediatric care worked in limiting decay rates, it did not impact the children receiving treatment in a dental facility. From the article: CONCLUSIONS: POHS provided by […]

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Category: Education, Opinion
Jul
14

Sugar and Xylitol: What you need to know by Dr. V. Kim Kutsch

written by CariFree

A few months back we published  Dr. Kutsch’s response to the Cochrane report on Xylitol. We wanted to also provide an in-depth resource of the most up-to-date research on xylitol and dental caries. Please share this webinar recording with your colleagues as we are constantly learning more about the dynamics of this multifactorial disease.    

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Category: Education
Jul
7

A Response to the Cochrane Report on Water Fluoridation and Dental Caries

written by CariFree

  The Cochrane Report on water fluoridation for the prevention of dental caries was just released.1 The authors reviewed 107 studies, 71% of which were conducted prior to 1975.  The Cochrane Report is probably the most dependable independent research on the subject. In conclusion, the authors made several good points based on the evidence. What […]

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Category: Education, Opinion