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Aug
25

The Perfect Coffee for Teeth Lovers

written by CariFree

Coffee has long been a beverage that we preach to drink  in one sitting rather than sip all day due to it’s low pH. The low pH of hot brewed coffee is typically between 4-5 (remember demineralization occurs at or below 5.5). However, for all the coffee lovers that also love their smile, cold-brew may be an alternative that […]

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Category: Education
Aug
18

Will my patient need CariFree products for life?

written by CariFree

Long-term maintenance One of most common questions regarding caries management therapy is, “Will the patient need to be on therapy products for life?” Like most medical questions, the answer is never black-and-white and every patient is different. For this reason, in conjunction with members of the Western, Central, and Eastern CAMBRA Coalitions, a Caries Management […]

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Category: Education, Products
Aug
11

Oral Piercings and Dental Risk

written by CariFree

  Oral piercings, globally, go back thousands of years. Usually denoting a stage in a youth’s development or a religious or tribe affiliation. Today, piercings are fairly common and are extremely diverse in placement. From the basic tongue piercing (dorsoventral) of 1 barbell through the center of the tongue to more elaborate dorsolateral, or the myriad […]

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Category: Education, Opinion
Aug
4

Diabetes and Dental Caries Risk

written by CariFree

It is widely understood by dental professionals that diabetics are at increased risk for periodontal disease. But did you know they are also at risk for dental caries? A recent post by The Brain Bank highlights the connection between Diabetes, hypo-salivation, low pH and dental caries. From the article:   One final problem in diabetic […]

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Category: Education