Helping Your Patients With Root Caries - Colgate Scientific Evidence Bulletin

This study's summary is available to all Colgate Oral Health Advisor members in our latest Scientific Evidence Bulletin.

Dental caries is a continuum, and if left unchecked this can produce cavitation of enamel and collateral damage to the dentin and pulp.1 Coronal caries, recurrent caries, and root caries are an increasing health problem, especially for the elder population.

5,000 ppm fluoridated toothpaste is significantly more effective for controlling root caries lesion progression and promoting remineralization than regular fluoride toothpaste.2 The study summary is available below to all Colgate Oral Health Advisor members in our latest Scientific Evidence Bulletin.

 

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