How to Help Caregivers Understand Caries in Children

An overview video of children's caries.

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Risk Factors

Discuss with your patient if any of these risk factors apply to them

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

Problem Progression

Swipe to show the progression of caries.

Disease Progression

Disease Progression

Disease Progression

Disease Progression

Disease Progression

Disease Progression

Disease Progression

Disease Progression

Disease Progression

Disease Progression

In-Office Treatment Options

The most common in-office treatments

This video demonstrates application of a sealant on a molar.

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

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This video demonstrates the tooth decay that can occur with baby bottle usage.

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This video demonstrates single-tooth atrophy

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At-Home Treatment Options

The most common at-home treatments

This video demonstrates a brushing technique.

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This video demonstrates a flossing technique on 3 interproximal areas.

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Recommended Products

Colgate® Kids Cavity Protection Toothpaste

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Colgate® Kids' Toothbrushes

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