Factors in dental caries risk assessment:
Host risk factors
Dental caries status
-Detecting snacking patterns.
-Sugar intake patterns.
-Food Deficiency or excesses.
-Caries history, last dental visit.
-Oral hygiene status.
-Oral factors which may contribute.
-Past flouride exposure.
-Use of mouth rinses.
-Specific health problems which could relate to caries.
-Medication inducing Xerostomia.
-Medications containing sugar.
-Physical and mental impairments which could affect oral hygiene care or oral health.