Search results for 'fluoride'


List  Grid 

Set Ascending Direction
  1. CTx3 Rinse bottle

    CTx3 Rinse


    Previously called Maintenance Rinse and Xyli-Tots Anticavity Rinse

    CariFree CTx3 Rinse contains three of the five CTx Treatment Agents.

    • Fluoride
    • Xylitol
    • pH Neutralization
    Learn More
  2. CTx3 Gel

    CTx3 Gel


    CTx3 Gel contains 3 of the 5 CTx treatment agents

    • Xylitol
    • pH Neutralization
    • Nano-hydroxyapatite 
    Learn More
  3. CTx2 Spray

    CTx2 Spray


    CTx2 Spray contains 2 of the 5 CTx treatment agents

    • Xylitol
    • pH Neutralization
    Learn More
  4. CTx Gum package

    CTx2 Xylitol Gum


    Formerly Oral Neutralizer Xylitol Gum

    CTx2 Xylitol Gum contains 2 of the 5 CTx treatment agents

    • Xylitol
    • pH Neutralization
    Learn More
  5. CTx4 Treatment Rinse with A & B Bottles

    CTx4 Treatment Rinse


    Previously called CariFree Treatment Rinse

    CariFree CTx4 Rinse contains four of the five CTx treatment agents.

    • Antibacterial
    • Fluoride
    • Xylitol
    • pH Neutralization
    Learn More
  6. CTx12 Kit with CTx4 Gel 1100

    CTx12 Kit with CTx4 Gel 1100


    A 3-month supply of .24% neutral sodium fluoride gel with bioavailable nano hydroxyapatite crystallites, xylitol, and CariFree's unique pH+ technology.

    Learn More
  7. CTx4 Gel 1100

    CTx4 Gel 1100



    CTx4 Gel 1100 contains 4 of the 5 CTx treatment agents

    • Fluoride
    • Xylitol
    • pH neutralization
    • Nano-hydroxyapatite (Ca PO4)
    Learn More

List  Grid 

Set Ascending Direction


  • Fluoride do's and dont's

    Get the facts on this controversial topic. Talk with your pediatrician about whether your child should receive fluoride supplements. Supplements often are recommended if your drinking water does not provide...

  • Gum

    Chew on this. Sugar-free gums have been recommended by dentists as an alternative to sugar-containing gums for years, and an exciting new advancement has been made in sugar substitution.  ...

  • Homecare

    Yes. Cleaning your teeth between dental visits is required. Thanks to better at-home care and in-office dental treatments, more people than ever before are keeping their teeth throughout their lives.  Although...

  • Mouth rinse

    You mean all mouth rinses aren't created equal? There are a variety of mouth rinses designed to do different things, from freshen breath and whiten teeth, to fight gingivitis and...

  • Myths Vs. Facts

    Just because you've been told something doesn't make it true! MYTH: Brushing and flossing are enough to fight decay. FACT: Brushing and flossing alone do not kill the bacteria that are the...

  • Pregnancy do's and dont's

    Start preventing cavities even before your child is born! It's vitally important for you to take good care of your oral health while you are pregnant. This is because pregnancy...

  • Questions To Ask Your Dentist

    When it comes to your health, this is a good time to get mouthy! Speak up next time you're in the dental chair.  How do my oral health habits -- how...

  • Science

    The following are abstracts which relate to the new science that may support the CariFree System. Dental plaque as a biofilm and a microbial community – implications for health and...

  • Sealants

    The benefits of early prevention can last a lifetime. A sealant is a clear or tinted plastic protective coating that is painted onto the chewing surfaces of the back teeth...

  • Tooth Gel

    Why use a gel when I've always used toothpaste? Since brushing is something that most people do at least once daily, it is important to brush with something that has...

  • Transmissions

    Share love. Share kisses. Share ice cream. Just don't share cavities! Studies show that infants are not born with the bacteria that cause cavities, but that they are infected most often by...

  • White spot lesions

    White spots should be as concerning as brown spots! A number of factors can lead to the development of white spots on teeth.  Sometimes these spots are caused by nutrition,...

  • Xylitol

    Xylitol . . . the super sweetener! Xylitol is a sweetener found in many fruits and vegetables and is even produced by the human body during normal carbohydrate metabolism.  Xylitol is typically...

  • I have cavities

    Cavities are caused by a bacterial infection known as caries An acidic oral environment drives the infection Brushing and flossing alone can not stop the infection The good news is that...

  • I want to prevent cavities

    To prevent cavities, you must create an oral environment that makes it difficult for infectious cavity-causing bacteria to survive Brushing and flossing alone may not be enough to prevent decay Stop...

  • I have dry mouth

    Dry mouth increases your risk for the bacterial infection that causes cavities (caries). Looking for dry mouth relief? Xerostomia, or dry mouth, affects millions of people and is not only a source...

  • I have veneers or crowns

    Tooth decay is caused by a bacterial infection on the teeth known as "caries" If your bondings, veneers, or crowns were needed due to decay, you may still have a caries infection The...

  • I have lost teeth

    Tooth loss is primarily caused by a periodontal infection, caries infection, or trauma to the tooth Periodontal and caries infections are caused by specific groups of bacteria and are known as biofilm diseases New products are now available...

  • I have braces or Invisalign

    Orthodontic appliances increase the risk of the bacterial infection that causes cavities (caries) and white spot lesions Preventing the bacterial infection is imperative to an excellent orthodontic result Protect your...

  • I have sensitive teeth

    In order to best treat your sensitivity, it helps to know the cause Sensitivity may be caused by exposed root surfaces, cracks in the teeth, or dry mouth Sensitivity could be...

  • Xylitol and cavities

    Xylitol in the correct daily dose has been proven to lower decay rates Xylitol is a safe, healthy, and effective sugar substitute Xylitol is available in many forms, making it easy to use...

  • Fluoride and cavities

    How does fluoride work? Fluoride is used primarily to help remineralize tooth structure damage caused by acid Using products with xylitol, alkaline pH+ technology, and fluoride can be more effective...

  • pH and cavities

    Studies have shown that a prolonged acidic (low pH) oral environment can cause an overgrowth of acidic bacteria Acidic bacteria cause tooth decay Keeping a neutral or alkaline pH in...

  • Cavity Prevention | CariFree CTx: It Works, Because It's Different

    Partnering with your dentist to treat people better. Dental caries (tooth decay) is an epidemic, and it is increasing in all age groups. We are proud to be doing something...

  • Products at your dentist

    Products you'll find at your local CariFree dentist! CariScreen Caries Susceptibility Testing Meter The CariScreen Caries Susceptibility Test is a simple 1-minute chair-side bacterial test for assessing caries risk. The...

  • Balance Book

      Dental decay (caries) is an epidemic. The disease is caused by an oral imbalance between risk factors for the disease and protective factors keeping patients healthy. Despite major advances...

  • Bacterial Biofilm Imbalance

    Bad plaque / too much plaque The bacterial biofilm on teeth discussed earlier is commonly referred to as dental plaque. Dental plaque consists of a community of diverse bacteria from...

  • Medications That Cause Dry Mouth

    Dry mouth is an underrecognized but common side effect of thousands of over-the-counter medications, prescription medications, and dietary supplements. Due to the dramatic effect low saliva flow or poor saliva...

  • Home Care

    Poor or wrong home care product routine. Many individuals have been taught since they were children to “brush and floss your teeth twice a day to keep the dentist away....

  • Oral Appliances

    Oral appliances are not one of the most common risk factors, but many people do require the use of oral appliances throughout their lifetime. Oral appliance refers to braces and...

  • Know Your Protective Factors & Agents

    A simple definition of “protective factors” is that they are factors that weight patients toward health rather than disease. Just as a healthy diet and exercise are protective factors against...

  • Fluoride

    Fluoride as a protective factor for tooth decay. There is abundant scientific evidence that demonstrates that fluoride strengthens the teeth, makes them less susceptible to acid attacks, and inhibits the...

  • Xylitol

    Xylitol has been recognized as an effective anticaries agent and also potentiates the effects of even small amounts of fluoride.[1, 2] Xylitol is a much less common anticaries agent than...

  • Antibacterial

    Studies performed on the “killing” of biofilms have revealed some interesting results. While a “free floating” bacterial cell (planktonic) can be incredibly easy to kill, bacteria that have formed a...

  • Remineralization

    Nanohydroxyapatite and Calcium Phosphate Ions. Dr. Philip Marsh first reported the biofilm nature of dental caries and prolonged periods of low pH, not sugar availability, as being responsible for the...

  • Moderate-Risk Patient

    Risk factors; approximately 23% of the population. [1] Jeff 9/11/08: Jeff is a 26-year-old construction worker who often works long hours building homes. He has not had a single cavity...

  • High-Risk Patients

    Risk factors and biofilm challenge; approximately 24% of the population. [1] Roger 1/25/10: Roger is a 51-year-old police officer who has been seeing the same dentist for over 20 years....

  • High-Risk Patients with Decay

    Risk factors and disease indicators [decay] present, low biofilm challenge, approximately 19% of the population. [1] Amelia 1/21/11: Amelia is a 23-year-old female with little dental history. She has not...

  • High/Extreme Risk Patient

    Risk factors and disease indicators [decay] present, high biofilm challenge; approximately 30% of the population. [1] Jack 11/10/10: Jack is a 7-year-old boy with a recent history of decay. His...

  • Selecting the Proper Treatment Strategy

    The primary goal when selecting the proper treatment strategy is to provide enough protective agents to outweigh any risk factors or biofilm challenge present and reverse the balance back toward...

  • Restorative Care

    Dental caries is a disease that leads to net mineral loss of the teeth and, in many instances, cavitation and lesions of the teeth. Early mineral loss will display as...

  • Treatment Expectations

    How long does treatment take? There are many confounding factors that influence caries risk treatment time and the potential results a patient and practitioner can expect. Each patient’s oral biofilm...

  • Dental Insurance & Caries Management by Risk Assessment

    There are many misconceptions within the public perception of dentistry surrounding dental insurance. The first and most important is the idea that “dental insurance” is “insurance” at all. When individuals...

  • Children & Caries

    Specific recommendations for ages 0-5. Early childhood caries has increased significantly in children, particularly those aged 2–5 years.[1] The disease progression in this age group has been the subject of...

  • Solutions

    There are many myths surrounding the cause of cavities, and maybe you have heard a few. “Maybe you just have soft teeth.” “Sugar causes cavities.” “Just brushing and...

  • CariFree | Treat People Better

    Developed by dentists to stop the progression of the dental caries (cavities)!    You see your dentist twice a year, diligently brush twice daily, rinse, floss (sometimes), you even...