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Aug
30

5 Proven Benefits of CAMBRA

written by CariFree

Caries risk assessment has been around for a while. However, new findings of the true benefits continue to surface. Here are 5 ways caries risk assessment is beneficial to the practitioner and the patient.   5  Proven Benefits of CAMBRA   1. Caries Risk Assessment is predictive We can tell the patient with confidence what […]

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Category: Education
Aug
23

Epilepsy Medication and Dental Caries Risk

written by CariFree

A recent study finds children who suffer from Epilepsy and take liquid oral medication long-term are at higher risk for dental caries.  Using a Caries Risk Assessment form that asks the question about medication use and ‘other health issues’ could help identify these children and allow an opportunity to provide protective intervention and or offer […]

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Category: Education
Aug
16

Mark your calendar August 23 – You won’t want to miss this!

written by CariFree

We will be having part 2 of the webinar series with Dr. V. Kim Kutsch entitled: Dental Caries, a Disease of Choice? On August 23. If you have not had a chance to hear part 1 you can do so here.   Here is a snippet of information from the first webinar regarding the role […]

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Category: Education
Aug
9

To Floss or Not to Floss: That is the question!

written by CariFree

By: Dr. V. Kim Kutsch, DMD Dental floss made from silk thread first became a commercial product in 1882, and has probably been a controversial topic since that first introduction. The dental profession routinely recommends patients floss daily and dental hygienists daily instruct patients on flossing technique as a standard of care. Despite the profession’s […]

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Category: Education, Opinion
Aug
2

New York Times Report on Silver Diamine Fluoride

written by CariFree

  The New York Times ran a story on July 11 titled: A Cavity-Fighting Liquid Lets Kids Avoid Dentists’ Drills With the increasing national attention, and the fact that in Oregon, Medicaid patients are being reimbursed for SDF treatment,  we wanted to make sure our readers were up to date on Dr. Kutsch’s thoughts posted […]

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Category: Education