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Below are links to articles referencing:

  • CariFree products CAMBRA and the medical management of dental caries
  • Caries research
  • Minimally invasive dentistry topics



The following are  references and 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 disease, Philip D Marsh, BMC Oral Health 2006, (15 June 2006)
Risk-based early prevention in comparison with routine prevention of dental caries: a 7-year follow-up of a controlled clinical trial; clinical and economic aspects, Pienihäkkinen K, Jokela J, Alanen P, BMC Oral Health 2005, (23 March 2005)
Grouping of tooth surfaces by susceptibility to caries: a study in 5 & 16 year-old children, Batchelor PA, Sheiham A, BMC Oral Health 2004, (28 October 2004)
Analytical Biochemistry, April 2004, “Detection of cariogenic bacteria genes by a combination of allele-specific polymerase chain reactions and a novel bioluminescent pyrophosphate assay”
Hidetoshi Arakawa, Koji Karasawa, Takeshi Igarashi, Shigeya Suzuki, Nobuichi Goto, Masako Maeda. PDF
A high molecular mass cranberry constituent reduces mutans streptococci level in saliva and inhibits in vitro adhesion to hydroxyapatite. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2004 Mar 12;232(1):89-92. By E.I Weiss, A. Kozlovsky, D. Steinberg, R. Lev-Dor, R. Bar Ness Greenstein, M. Feldman, N. Sharon, I. Ofek. PDF
The caries balance: the basis for caries management by risk assessment. Oral Health Prev Dent. 2004;2 Suppl 1:259-64. By J.D. Featherstone. PDF
Remineralization effects of xylitol on demineralised enamel. J Electron Microsc (Tokyo). 2003;52(5):471-6. By Y. Miake, Y. Saeki, M. Takahashi, T. Yanagisawa. PDF
Effect of xylitol-containing chewing gums on lactic acid production in dental plaque from caries active pre-school children. Oral Health Prev Dent. 2003;1(3):195-9. By S. Twetman, C. Stecksen-Blicks. PDF
Effect of maternal use of chewing gums containing xylitol, chlorhexidine or fluoride on mutans streptococci colonization in the mothers' infant children. Oral Health Prev Dent. 2003;1(1):53-7. By I. Thorild, B. Lindau, S. Twetman. PDF
Experimental study on polyphenol anti-plaque effect in human. Zhonghua Kou Qiang Yi Xue Za Zhi. 2000 Sep;35(5):383-4. By T. Liu, Y. Chi. PDF
The use of ATP bioluminescence as a measure of cell proliferation and cytotoxicity, J Immunol Methods. 1993 Mar 15; 160(1):81-8. By S.P. Crouch, R. Kozlowski, K.J. Slater, J. Fletcher. PDF
Streptococcus mutans, lactobacilli and dental health in 13-14-year-old Swedish children. Community Dent Oral Epidemiol. 1982 Apr;10(2):77-81. By I. Zickert, C.G. Emilson, B. Krasse. PDF
Effect of caries preventive measures in children highly infected with the bacterium Streptococcus mutans. Arch Oral Biol. 1982;27(10):861-8. By I. Zickert, C.G. Emilson, B. Krasse. PDF