Agoura Hills, CA (PRWEB) January 26, 2015
Agoura Hills dentist, Dr. Philip Shindler, now offers CariFree to prevent dental caries. While dental caries is largely preventable, it continues to be the most common chronic disease in children and adults alike, according to the National Institutes of Health. The CDC has declared the condition at epidemic levels, particularly for children between 5 and 17 years of age. For decades, the only way to manage cavities was to drill out the decayed tissue and fill the tooth with an amalgam or composite resin filling. Today, there is another option.
CariFree is a special system that begins with an in-office screening to determine a person’s susceptibility to dental caries. CariScreen evaluates the biofilm on the teeth and determines the level of cavity-causing oral bacteria in just seconds. Dr. Shindler is able to use CariScreen to determine the amount of bacterial activity in a specific patient’s mouth and make completely personalized recommendations, which can include the use of the CariFree system.
Tooth decay occurs as a result of bacterial infection. Although good dental hygiene and a balanced diet can help keep oral bacteria under control, it cannot eliminate it. The bacterial infection not only affects the original patient but can be transmitted through shared cups, eating utensils and kisses. Using the CariFree system can give patients an extra weapon in their arsenal against tooth decay. According to Dr. Shindler, “(CariFree) will reduce the likelihood of getting cavities by up to 85% and enable you to remain cavity free for life.” CariFree should be used along with traditional preventatives, including good dental hygiene, healthy diet, and regular checkups, for the best results.
About Dr. Philip Shindler, Expert in Dental Implants Agoura Hills
Dr. Shindler and his wife Beverley were raised in Johannesburg, South Africa. He attended and graduated from the dental school at WITS University, and the couple immigrated to California in 1981. Dr. Shindler, expert in teeth whitening in Agoura Hills, completed a postgraduate program at UCLA and passed the dental boards before opening his practice. He has been in the Agoura Hills area since 1987. Beverley Shindler works alongside her husband in his office. The couple loves animals and enjoys outdoor activities such as cycling, hiking, and tennis. Dr. Shindler is a member of the American Dental Association and the California Dental Association. To learn more, visit http://www.dentistagourahills.com.