Product – How to use2018-11-05T15:13:39+00:00

How To Use

STEP 1

  • Place the cotton swab on the top of your tongue and close your mouth. Wait for at least 15 seconds, allowing the cotton swab to soak with saliva

STEP 2

  • Remove the larger cap of the test solution vial
  • Stir the swab into the test solution by twisting the swab back and forth 20 times. Ensure that the cotton tip is fully submerged in the solution
  • Remove the cotton swab, close the top cap tightly and gently invert the vial 6 times

STEP 3

  • Place the test device on a flat surface
  • Open the bottom cap of the vial, squeeze and drip the entire content of the container into the circular opening of the test device
  • Do not stick the vial into the circular opening

STEP 4

  • Leave at room temperature for 20 minutes and read the results
  • Refer to “Interpreting Your Results” section below

Interpreting Your Results

Very High Risk of Tooth Decay

See your dentist as soon as possible

  • Brush twice daily using prescription fluoride toothpaste
  • Floss after meals
  • Rinse with mouthwash when mouth feels dry and after eating
  • Reduce snacking between meals
  • Repeat test every month
High Risk of Tooth Decay

See your dentist within 6 months of previous visit

  • Brush twice daily using prescription fluoride toothpaste
  • Floss after meals
  • Reduce snacking between meals
  • Repeat test in 3 months
Average

See your dentist within 12 months of previous visit

  • Brush twice daily using over-the-counter toothpaste with fluoride
  • Floss after meals
  • Repeat test in 6 months
  • If you have been treated for tooth decay in the past 12 months, repeat test in 3 months
The Test May Be Invalid

Please contact Customer Service at indicaid@phasesci.com should you suspect a problem with the product.

Important

  • All components in this test kit should remain sealed until ready for use
  • The test must be performed between 20-30°C, and ideally around 23-24°C
  • All components in this test kit are for one-time use only. Do not reuse
  • Store at 2-30°C. Avoid direct sunlight
  • Do not swallow
  • Avoid contact with your eyes. If contact occurs, flush with water immediately and seek medical help
  • Do not use the test kit after the expiration date

Limitations

  • The test is designed for using human saliva only
  • Test results only indicate the risk level of developing tooth decay, and not the state of dental health. Consult your dentist for healthcare advice
  • If the steps for taking the test are not followed fully, or there is interference from other substances in certain foods and medication, false results could occur.
  • If you have questions about your results, please contact Customer Service at indicaid@phasesci.com