Navigation Links
Seeing the Future: How a Revolutionary New Bacterial Screening Device Can Predict a Patient’s Future for Tooth Decay
Date:5/8/2013

Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) May 08, 2013

Tooth decay is an epidemic in American children with 50% of 5th graders showing active signs of the disease. The World Health Organization says that worldwide, 60–90% of school children and nearly 100% of adults have cavities. What are the long-term effects of this transmissible infection?

Research is showing a strong connection between the oral bacterial imbalance and serious systemic issues like heart disease. So why is this disease so rampant, yet it is also 100% preventable? Answer: there has been no way to properly screen patients for their risk, or susceptibility to the infection before the cavity forms.

Dr. Johnathan Campbell and his team were not satisfied with the excessive and avoidable statistics and knew they could do better. In an effort to provide the absolute best care modern science can offer they are now proud to provide the only in-office, chair-side caries susceptibility screening test on the market.

Developed by CariFree, a caries research company, the CariScreen test measures the levels of cavity-causing bacteria in the biofilm in seconds. Katie Poulsen RDH, a hygienist that works with Dr. Campbell says, “It's an easy test. The test provides helpful information in our efforts to help our patients stay cavity free." With this instant diagnostic, Dr. Campbell can stop the process and remedy the problem before decay sets in; something that has never been possible until now.

According to Dr. Campbell: “I have so many patients that report brushing and flossing and they still get cavities.The CariScreen test finally allows me to easily identify another aspect of the cavity process and to treat it. I have some patients that, in the past, have had a cavity at every check-up that are finally getting to hear those important words after an exam, "You don't have any cavities.”

Never before has such predictive information been available to patients or practitioners. Dr. Campbell can also tell his patients what the statistical likelihood is that they will develop new decay in the next year.

For decades the only approach to managing dental caries was to work backwards: drilling out decayed areas of the tooth and patching the cavity. The traditional approach did not tell the patient exactly why they had the disease or what specific things they could do to get better. The drill and fill model, as Dr. Doug Young DDS, MS, MBA (leading expert on dental caries) states, is like “Building a deck on a house while it is burning down.”

While national statistics on decay rates continue to climb, Dr. Campbell and his team are determined, with the implementation of the CariFree CariScreen test, to stop this devastating disease in its tracks. Patients who see Dr. Campbell can expect the best assessment, diagnosis and therapy recommendations at their next appointment.

For more information or to set up your screening, call 801-278-4223.

About Dr. Campbell:
Dr. Jonathan G. Campbell is a Salt Lake City dentist. He has been practicing since 1999. He went to Cottonwood High School, here in Salt Lake City, then the University of Utah, and then Creighton University for Dental School. He is married to Melanie Welch of Murray. They have five children. He also enjoys computers, skiing, and vacationing with family. Galen Campbell, the founder of Legacy Dental, is his father. It has been an honor and privilege working alongside him.

Dr. Campbell says, "I really enjoy being a dentist. I love to have a patient come in, who worries that we can't help them or that it might be uncomfortable, and then they fall asleep in the chair or are able to laugh while we work and they watch a movie. I also really enjoy helping people with tricky cosmetic dental issues. Seeing someone be able to smile confidently again is a real pleasure."

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/5/prweb10714550.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. Seeing is Believing for Growers at Bayer CropScience Respect the Rotation Events
2. Seeing the Future: How a Revolutionary New Bacterial Screening Device can Predict a Patient’s Future for Tooth Decay
3. Seeing the Future: How a Revolutionary New Bacterial Screening Device Can Predict a Patient’s Future for Tooth Decay
4. Seeing the Future: How a Revolutionary New Bacterial Screening Device can Predict a Patient’s Future for Tooth Decay
5. New Science Fiction Novel Paints Terrifying Picture of Dystopian Future: Young Author Receives Glowing Reviews
6. Society for Women’s Health Research IMAGINES IT -- SWHR’s Annual Gala Imagines the Future: Information Technology (IT) Transforms Women’s Healthcare
7. PTV Interview Exclusive: Revolutionary GSK and J&J Participation in New Index Ventures Fund
8. Luminex Corporation Receives CE Mark for Revolutionary Newborn Screening Platform
9. New Revolutionary Femoral Access Site Closure Device Shows Unparalleled Efficacy, Safety & Ease of Use, in a Wide Range of Patients Including Patients With a Challenging Anatomy
10. Martha Stewart Reveals the Secret Behind her Radiant Skin is Revolutionary Anti-aging BIOEFFECT EGF SERUM
11. Revolutionary Tetrapod Quantum Dot Synthesis US Patent Granted
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/10/2017)... ... October 10, 2017 , ... ... company advancing targeted antibody-drug conjugate (ADC) therapeutics, today confirmed licensing rights that ... Polymerized Liposomal Nanoparticle), a technology developed in collaboration with Children’s Hospital Los ...
(Date:10/10/2017)... ... October 10, 2017 , ... USDM Life ... for the life sciences and healthcare industries, announces a presentation by Subbu Viswanathan ... The presentation, “Automating GxP Validation for Agile Cloud Platforms,” will present a revolutionary ...
(Date:10/9/2017)... ... October 09, 2017 , ... ... of medical marijuana products targeting the needs of consumers who are incorporating medical ... takes place in Phoenix, Arizona. , As operators of two successful Valley dispensaries, ...
(Date:10/6/2017)... ... October 06, 2017 , ... ... healthcare and technology sector at their fourth annual Conference where founders, investors, innovative ... speakers and the ELEVATE pitch competition showcasing early stage digital health and med ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:4/11/2017)... Fla. , April 11, 2017 ... and secure authentication solutions, today announced that it ... Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) to develop ... Thor program. "Innovation has been a ... IARPA,s Thor program will allow us to innovate ...
(Date:4/11/2017)... Florida , April 11, 2017 ... a security technology company, announces the appointment of independent Directors ... Bendheim to its Board of Directors, furthering the company,s ... ... of NXT-ID, we look forward to their guidance and benefiting ...
(Date:4/5/2017)... NEW YORK , April 5, 2017 ... security, is announcing that the server component of the ... is known for providing the end-to-end security architecture that ... customers. HYPR has already secured over 15 ... system makers including manufacturers of connected home product suites ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):