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Jul
26

Research Shows Cavity-Causing Bacteria Transfer from Non-Relative Child to Child

written by CariFree

Research taking place at the University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Biology and School of Dentistry is showing the transmission of S. mutans not only occurs from mother to child, but from child-to-child (non-relatives) as well. Sharing spoons and toys in the daycare center or nursery at church may be the reason “72 percent of children […]

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Jul
19

How do you handle anti-fluoride patients?

written by CariFree

Why do people hate fluoride so much? As a kid, fluoride was the gold standard in preventing tooth decay and cavities. You had your fluoridated water, fluoride rinse, and bubble gum flavored treatment at the dentist. For the most part, it’s still just as prevalent today, with the exception of the ever-growing segment of the […]

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Category: Opinion
Jul
12

UCSF Study Demonstrates CAMBRA Predicts Future Patient Outcomes

written by CariFree

A study published this month in JDR by researchers from UCSF demonstrates the importance of CAMBRA and Caries Risk Assessment protocols for predicting the future of tooth decay in patients. In a recent press release about the findings, researcher B.W. Chaffee stated: “Risk assessment is predictive – it tells you what kinds of outcomes are going […]

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Category: Education
Jul
5

What’s in Your Cup? A (Brief) History of Water Fluoridation

written by CariFree

We all know that fluoride is one of the best ways to prevent tooth decay, but how much do you or your patients know of the history of water fluoridation? Here is a quick overview that may be of interest to you and your patient base. Feel free to share on your social media sites! […]

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Category: Education