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2014-02-28 23:31:23

Combining a unique technology with ease-of-use, the new DEXIS® CariVu™ is a valuable tool in the dentist’s diagnostic armamentarium. Hatfield, PA (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 DEXIS is pleased to announce the introduction of CariVu, a compact, portable caries detection device that uses unique, patented transillumination technology. This exciting new product provides the ability to easily detect a range of carious lesions (occlusal, interproximal, secondary/recurrent,) and cracks, and...

2014-02-12 12:32:20

EDINBURGH, Scotland, February 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New medical device and consumable combination for the assessment and management of tooth decay Calcivis, a medical devices company focused on revolutionising the management of tooth decay, today announces that its Calcivis(R) Caries Activity Imaging System has been granted a CE Mark in Europe. A CE Mark is required before a medical device can be marketed in the EU and a...

2012-10-25 04:00:34

Therabreath® Oral Probiotics may be used to help prevent cavities from Halloween candy and are safe for children over three years of age. Probiotics contain beneficial bacteria that introduce naturally occurring oral bacteria into the throat and mouth. This introduction of helpful bacteria is highly effective in working with your mouth´s environment to reduce the occurrence of cavities, tooth decay, gum disease and bad breath. So before the Halloween candy starts being consumed,...

2012-10-24 04:00:26

CariFree CTx; the genius guide to anti-cavity products. Albany, OR (PRWEB) October 23, 2012 The global toothpaste market is set to reach 12.5 billion dollars by 2015. As a consumer it is difficult to make truly informed choices about which products will treat a particular condition most effectively. Patients rely on their dental professional to both explain the differences between products and then make recommendations based on their experience. Often this conversation is challenging as the...

2012-10-11 04:00:52

CariFree's new Caries Management by Risk Assessment (CAMBRA) system is helping doctors easily and efficiently treat their patients, reducing the incidents of decay without ever lifting a drill. CariFree and CAMBRA, the smart way to stop decay. Albany, OR (PRWEB) October 10, 2012 Dental decay (caries) was recently reported by the CDC to be at epidemic levels in America's youth. It stated that 28% of children age 2-5 have decay in their baby teeth and 50% of our youth show signs of the...

2012-09-27 23:03:13

While there is no silver bullet or quick fix to the complex problem of tooth decay, Balance provides a practical step-by-step guide on how to treat this destructive childhood disease successfully. (PRWEB) September 27, 2012 Dental decay (caries) was recently reported by the CDC to be at epidemic levels in America's youth. It stated that 28% of children age 2-5 have decay in their baby teeth and 50% of our youth show signs of the disease before they reach the 5th grade; last year alone...

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2011-08-16 06:59:20

New parents have one more reason to pay attention to the oral health of their toothless babies. A recent University of Illinois study confirms the presence of bacteria associated with early childhood caries (ECC) in infant saliva. ECC is a virulent form of caries, more commonly known as tooth decay or a cavity. Cavities are the most prevalent infectious disease in U.S. children, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "By the time a child reaches kindergarten, 40 percent...

2011-08-11 14:48:00

OKEMOS, Mich., Aug. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent study, published by the European Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, demonstrated that sugar-free lollipops containing licorice root extract significantly reduced the bacteria that causes tooth decay, specifically in pre-school children with high-risk of tooth decay. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110811/DE51264 ) The study, funded by the Research and Data Institute of the affiliated companies of Delta Dental of Michigan,...

2011-03-18 15:01:41

Saturday, March 19, during the 89th General Session & Exhibition of the International Association for Dental Research, held in conjunction with the 40th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Dental Research and the 35th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Association for Dental Research, a symposium titled "Novel Approaches to Bacterial Caries Management: an Efficacious Solution in View?" will take place. This symposium will occur from 8 a.m. "“ 9:30 a.m. in room 7AB of the San...


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