How to Help Caregivers Understand Caries in Children

Risk Factors

High-sugar diet

High-sugar diet

Sweet and sticky foods produce acids that attack tooth enamel

Brushing incorrectly

Brushing incorrectly

The cause of abrasion of the tooth’s enamel surface

In-Office Treatment Options

The most common in-office treatments

This video demonstrates application of a sealant on a molar.

Send to patient

This video demonstrates caries removal, and a ceramic-inlay restoration.

Send to patient
At-Home Treatment Options

The most common at-home treatments

This video demonstrates a brushing technique.

Send to patient

This video demonstrates a flossing technique on 3 interproximal areas.

Send to patient
Recommended Products

Colgate® Kids Cavity Protection

Click image for more information

Colgate® Kids' Toothbrushes

Click image for more information