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Jun
28

Study Shows Alarming Consumption of Acidic Sports Drinks by Youth

written by CariFree

A recent study demonstrates once again the popularity of acidic sports drinks and their detriment to the oral health of kids in Britain. The study highlights the low pH of these drinks: “Many sports drinks have a pH below 5.5, the critical pH for the demineralization of enamel, leading to erosion.”(1,2)    The study warns […]

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Category: Education
Jun
21

Is There Really Such Thing as a Sweet Tooth?

written by CariFree

Have you ever tried to have a conversation with a young patient, always in the chair with decay and they (or their parent) constantly give the excuse: “Doc, she just has a sweet tooth!” or “Doc, I just don’t like vegetables!” Albeit an oversimplification, these patients may have a genetic variation that in fact has […]

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Category: Education, Opinion
Jun
14

15 Things Every Pregnant and New Mom Should Know about Dental Care

written by CariFree

Check out our patient blog to see some great tips for pregnant patients or new moms! Please feel free to share or print the post with your patients.   “Pregnancy causes hormonal changes that increase your risk of developing gum disease, because your oral health can affect the health of your developing baby don’t forget […]

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Category: Education
Jun
7

Continuing the Conversation- Dr. Doug Young on the ADA CCS

written by CariFree

Last week Dr. Kim Kutsch weighed in on the recent ADA Caries Classification System updates. It generated excellent conversation. Dr. Doug Young of UCSF made some excellent points we wanted to share.   Dear Kim and others. At the end of the introduction on page 2 of the ADA CCS paper i clearly states “The […]

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Category: Education, Opinion
Jun
1

Dr. Kutsch Weighs in on the ADA Caries Classification System (CCS)

written by CariFree

Dental caries is a multifactorial disease of the teeth from bacterial biofilm origin characterized by prolonged periods of low pH resulting in net mineral loss.1 A growing trend to treat dental caries from an early preventive and nonsurgical approach has made the GV Black cavity classification system obsolete, as that system only described surgical procedures. […]

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Category: Education, Opinion