Caries Risk Assessment

Do you ever wonder why some people continue to get cavities throughout their lives? A healthy mouth requires more than just brushing, flossing & fillings. Dental caries & the subsequent dental decay is a complicated multifactorial disease of an epidemic level affecting children & adults. The Caries Risk Assessment is an effort to identify risk factors & to look at this disease from a medical (preventive/therapeutic) approach. New scientific evidence & treatment regimens allow the patient & the dentist to select proper therapeutic strategies designed to prevent, stop or reverse the cavity process.

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