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Feb
21

The Social Side of Dental Caries Prevention

written by CariFree

Recent research coming from Boston University suggests our traditional one-on-one behavioral interventions with patients may not be the best for long-term preventive behaviors. In fact, researcher¬†Brenda Heaton, an assistant professor of health policy and health services research at Boston University‚Äôs Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine offers information that may change the way information […]

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Category: Education
Feb
14

What is that black stain?

written by CariFree

Actinomyces/Black Stain Have you ever had a young patient come to your office with strange black staining? Something we see from time to time are children who present with superficial black stains on the teeth. Parents will always ask what causes it, and usually we discuss things like water and vitamins, but often we throw […]

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Category: Education
Feb
7

Science Update Series: Saliva, Dental Caries and Periodontal Disease

written by CariFree

It was an interesting year in Dental Caries research. For this update series we started with about 100 articles, and pared it down to 50 that we believe broaden our knowledge and will help us better diagnose and treat our patients. Over the next several weeks we will walk through the research, feel free to […]

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Category: Education