When addressing the oral health and esthetic concerns of a patient with gastroparesis, effective patient education, risk assessment, and appropriate therapies are integral to successful treatment.
By Shika Gupta, DDS; Bernadette Alvear Fa, DDS; and Warden H. Noble, DDS, MS, MSEd
Diet, lifestyle, and poor oral hygiene can tilt the scales toward demineralization, but many strategies are available to support remineralization.
By Brigette R. Cooper, RDH, MS, and Trisha M. Krenik-Matejcek, RDH, MS
Employing remineralization strategies instead of providing restorative care may be the most prudent approach to saving tooth structure.
By Jessica Fagan, RDH, BS, MA, and Diana Macri, RDH, BSDH, MSEd
Implementing strategies to encourage
remineralization is key to a successful caries
By Sarah Yoon, RDH, BA
Calcium phosphate technologies may support the remineralization process,
thereby helping to ensure the integrity of the tooth surface in the face of mineral loss.
By Lynn Marsh, RDH, EdD
Noninvasive strategies to support remineralization are important components of the modern caries prevention continuum.
By Piroska Szalma, RDH, MS, and Sarah Yoon, RDH, BA
Patients at risk of tooth decay can sway the caries balance toward
remineralization with these simple strategies.
By M. Anjum Shah, BSDH, MS, RDH
As consumption of these beverages increases, so do the negative
effects on the tooth surface, including a higher risk of erosion and
By Darice K. Pacak, RDH, MSEd, and Heidi Emmerling Muñoz, RDH, PhD, FAADH
Carlos González-Cabezas, DDS, MSD, PhD, discusses the ongoing re mineralization/demineralization process that occurs in the oral cavity and its effect on oral health.
Here are strategies to expand your caries management protocol.
By Mathilde C. Peters, DMD, PhD; Preetha P. Kanjirath, BDS, MDS, MS; and Juliana A. Barros, DDS, MS