The goal of Carifree is to detect infection that causes cavities and prevent them from developing. The system can help your dentist find harmful amounts of bacteria and begin to treat it with Carifree mouth rinses. The Carifree detection system is quick and noninvasive.
Tooth decay may be the result of a poor diet, a lack of fluoride in your water supply or not taking proper care of your teeth. Any time plaque is allowed to build up in your mouth you are at risk.
Your dentist will ask you not to brush before your appointment. The Carifree test is performed by swabbing two of your teeth and using a meter to measure the amount of bacteria in your mouth. He will see the results in less than a minute and know your level of risk for future cavities. Risk factors can change and yearly testing is recommended.
Your dentist will write a prescription for Carifree Treatment microbial ph balancing rinses to be used daily until it runs out. That’s all there is to it.