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    CTx2 Xylitol Gum

    $25.00

    Formerly Oral Neutralizer Xylitol Gum

    CTx2 Xylitol Gum contains 2 of the 5 CTx treatment agents

    • Xylitol
    • pH Neutralization
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  • CAMBRA

    A questionnaire vs. a needle and drill? Sign me up! The acronym CAMBRA stands for “CAries Management by Risk Assessment”. CAMBRA is a method of assessing caries (cavity) risk and...

  • 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 and body connection

    Because the mouth bone is connected to the body bone! Teeth and gums reveal the inside story of your overall health. Find out what your dentist knows about you. You...

  • Periodontal Disease

    The scary thing is. . . you can't see it and it doesn't hurt! Periodontal (gum) diseases, including gingivitis and periodontitis, are serious infections that, left untreated, can lead to tooth loss. ...

  • 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...

  • Proper diet

    You are what you eat. . . or at least what you eat can eat your teeth! If you want to prevent cavities, how often you eat can be just as important as...

  • 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...

  • Testimonials

      "The entire product was given to me by my invisalign orthodontist because I had a lifetime of cavities, over and over.  He and I are so pleased that...

  • 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...

  • 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 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 bad breath

    Bacteria on the back of the tongue are the primary cause of bad breath Lack of saliva flow can increase the growth of bad breath bacteria Good oral hygiene, mouth sprays, and...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • How to Identify a Patient At Risk

    In order to identify if a patient is at risk for cavities, the dental practitioner must identify if the patient has any risk factors for the disease dental caries. A...

  • 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...

  • Drinks and Snacking (Diet)

    Drinking and snacking. Every time we eat or drink, the pH in the mouth becomes acidic. The more often individuals eat and drink, the more frequently the pH becomes acidic...

  • pH Neutralization

    One of the most important factors in maintaining healthy teeth is pH. First, consider what pH means. It is a measure of acidity or alkalinity. The lower the pH, 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/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...

  • 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...

  • 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...