Caries risk assessment

Are you at risk of developing caries?

We have an assessment protocol based on your biological, environmental and clinical condition to say whether are more prone to develop caries.

Caries risk assessment tool

Factors High risk Moderate risk Low risk
Biological

Mother/primary care giver as active caries

Parent/caregiver is of low socioeconomic status

Child takes more than 3 between meal sugar containing snacks/beverages per day

Child with special health care needs

Recent immigrant

Y

Y

Y

 

Y

Y

PROTECTIVE

Drinking water with optimum fluoride level

Brushing with fluoridated tooth paste daily

Topical fluoride application from dentist

Dental home/ regular dental care

 

Y

Y

Y

Y

CLINICAL FINDINGS

More than 1 d/m/f

Active white spot lesion

Increased S.mutans level

Plaque on teeth

Y

Y

Y

 

 

 

Y