Episode 167

Managing Dental Caries The Number 1 Disease Worldwide with Dr. Kim Kutsch

Host: Gary Takacs | Published Date: March 18, 2015 | Listening Time: 0:56:45

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Dental Caries is the Number 1 Disease worldwide and we are learning so much about better managing this disease.

Running Time: 56:45 minutes

In this Thriving Dentist Show, Gary interviews his friend Dr. Kim Kutsch about how to better manage caries. Kim is a recognized authority on this topic as one of the founders of the World Congress of Minimally Invasive Dentistry and he serves as a Scientific Advisor for the Kois Center in Seattle. In this interview, Gary and Kim discuss; the research that identifies that 54 different types of bacteria contribute to caries, why we must learn more about the cause of caries rather than just treating the symptoms, the role of genetics in the incident of caries, why Kim founded the company Carifree and how Dentists can build their practice by taking the time to help their patients better manage caries. This is a really interesting interview and you will quickly discover why Kim is so very passionate about this important subject!

Carifree website: www.carifree.com

Kim’s email address: kimkutsch@aol.com

World Congress of Minimally Invasive Dentistry website: www.wcmid.com

Gary Takacs

Gary Takacs Gary became a successful practice owner by purchasing a fixer-upper practice and developing it into a world-class dental practice. He is passionate about sharing his hard-earned insights and experiences with dental practices across the globe.

As a dental practice coach, Gary provides guidance for dental professionals on how to create a healthier practice style that lets them deliver excellent patient care while reducing depending on insurance.

More importantly, Gary’s insights are not just based on theory – as a co-owner of a dental practice, he has first-hand experience in making this transformation from a high-volume and low-fee insurance model to a fee-for-service approach that is more sustainable and promotes a patient-centric and financially healthy dental practice, and he is dedicated to sharing this knowledge with other dental practitioners via the popular Thriving Dentist Show!
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