Do you know that the number one dental disease is caries? It is the most common cause of tooth loss in young people.
The mouth harbors lots of bacteria. When these micro-organisms combine with saliva, food particles and acid, a sticky substance called plaque is formed. If it is not removed from teeth, plaque mineralizes into tartar, which irritates the gums. Over time, plaque and tartar buildup and may cause gingivitis and periodontitis.
At Dr. John T. Green’s Office, we take caries seriously and explore all steps possible to prevent these. We are proud to offer a new mouth and tooth rinse called CariFree that helps control plaque and tartar causing bacteria. The pHydrion Saliva test is used to determine strategies to increase buffering of the saliva which truly fights dental caries.
Our CariFree treatment program is designed to make you less susceptible to dental caries by neutralizing decay-causing bacteria. This will help to prevent tooth loss and gum disease in the future.