Our dentist and team know that it is always easier to prevent a dental problem than to repair the damaged caused after a problem has developed. We are dedicated to helping you prevent dental problems from occurring, and offer a wide variety of CariFree® prevention products to help you care for your teeth. Please explore this page to learn more about these products. If you have any questions about preventive dentistry in Bellaire, Texas, or to make your appointment with Dr. Karisha Madden, please contact our office at (713) 667-8080.
Cavities are caused by a bacterial imbalance in your mouth. CariFree products are designed to neutralize the decay-causing acids in your mouth and fix the problem of tooth decay at the source. These products are non-abrasive and safe for everyday use, and have been clinically proven to prevent cavities. Each product is available in several flavors.
CTx4 Gel 1100
Low abrasion tooth gel that works to prevent cavities and strengthen teeth.
A rinse designed to control oral environmental factors and neutralize acids in the mouth. Contains xylitol and fluoride.
CTx4 Treatment Rinse
A rinse designed to reduce cariogenic bacteria and neutralized cavity-causing acids in the mouth. For use of patients at-risk of tooth decay.
A non-abrasive, fluoride-free, refreshing tooth gel to neutralize harmful acids and relieve dry mouth.
A refreshing spray to moisten the mouth and neutralize acidic oral conditions. 4 spray bottles per box.
CTx2 Xylitol Gum
A specially designed gum that delivers decay-reducing factors and neutralizes the harmful acids in your mouth. Each box contains 20 ten-piece packs.
CTx7 Kit with CTx4 Gel 1100
A 1-month trial kit of several of the most popular and effective products available.
CTx12 Kit with CTx4 Gel 1100
A 3-month supply of fluoride gel to help you prevent cavities and keep your mouth healthy.
CTx21 Kit with CTx4 Gel 1100
A 3-month supply of products to treat individuals with moderate and high risk of cavities and who do not require antibacterial therapy.
CTx26 Kit with CTx4 Gel 1100
A 3-month supply of products for high-risk patients who need antibacterial therapy.
CTx36 Kit with CTx4 Gel 1100
A 3-month supply of products designed for patients at extreme risk of caries or other problems.
A short book to provide you with additional information about dental decay, risk factors, and protective and preventive factors.
PRO | CTx4 Gel 5000
A low-abrasion tooth gel that combines proven anti-cavity benefits with fluoride, xylitol, and other factors to prevent decay. 12 tubes per case.
PRO | CTx3 Rinse
An anticavity rinse designed to control oral factors that lead to caries, reduce your risk of cavities, and maintain long-term oral health. 12 bottles per case.
PRO | CTx4 Treatment Rinse
A rinse designed to reduce harmful bacteria in your mouth, neutralize the acidity of your mouth, and remineralize your teeth. Two 4 oz. bottles per box, with 12 boxes per case.
PRO | CTx4 Gel 1100
A low-abrasion tooth gel that works to reduce your risk of cavities, remineralize your teeth, and neutralize the decay-causing acids in your mouth. 12 tubes per case.
PRO | CTx3 Gel
A non-abrasive, fluoride free tooth gel used to treat dry mouth and neutralize decay-causing acids in your mouth. 12 tubes per case.
PRO | CTx7 Kit
A 1-month trial kit of anti-cavity products to help you maintain a healthy mouth. 3 kits per case.
PRO | CTx12 Kit
A 3-month supply of anti-cavity tooth gel to help prevent decay and keep your mouth healthy. 3 kits per case.
PRO | CTx21 Kit
A 3-month supply of products for patients with moderate to high risk of cavities an no need for antibacterial treatment. 3 kits per case.
PRO | CTx26 Kit
A 3-month supply of anti-cavity products for individuals in need of antibacterial therapy. 3 kits per case.
PRO | CTx36 Kit
A 3-month supply of products for patients with extremely high risk. 3 kits per case.
PRO | CariScreen Testing Meter
A simple, comfortable 1-minute bacterial test. This device is typically used in our office to identify oral bacterial load and diagnose your risk of tooth decay. Using a swab sample, this device will use ATP bioluminescence to measure your risk of decay and your progress as you complete treatments.
PRO | CariScreen Testing Swabs
These swabs are used in conjunction with the CariScreen Testing Meter to assess your risk of tooth decay. There are 25 swabs per pack.
PRO | CTx2 Fluoride Varnish
Fluoride varnish to strengthen your teeth against cavities. This product may be used by all patients, and contains 24 varnish applications.
PRO | CTx2 Spray
A xylitol-containing spray to moisten the mouth, freshen breath, and neutralize acids in the mouth. Each box contains 4 spray bottles, and there are 12 boxes per case.
PRO | CTx2 Xylitol Gum
Xylitol gum helps to reduce decay and neutralize acids in your mouth. Each box contains 10 ten-piece packs, and there are 6 boxes per case.
PRO | Patient Brochures
Two brochures to provide you with information about CariFree products and what you can do to protect against future tooth decay.
PRO | Forms
These forms help to assess and diagnose tooth decay and choose the appropriate level of treatment.