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What are BasicBites?
BasicBites® are delicious sugar free chocolate-flavored soft chews containing Ortek's innovative nutrient based AlkaGen Technology®. This unique blend of tooth-coating nutrients mimics healthy saliva's role in supporting enamel health.

Did you know that supporting a healthy Oral pH is one of the keys to maintaining healthy tooth enamel?

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BasicBites nourish helpful oral bacteria that naturally generate buffers on tooth surfaces. These delicious soft chews also contain an important mineral source that is available to support teeth in a normal and ideal oral pH environment. The revolutionary technology in BasicBites, which was developed at Stony Brook University School of Dental Medicine, is now considered one of the biggest breakthroughs in oral care.

Two BasicBites, each day, work behind the scenes to help maintain enamel health. BasicBites are great for adults and children over six and are essential for those with dry mouth and diets high in sugars.

Sugar free BasicBites are 20 calories each

BasicBites – The Seriously Delicious Oral Care Breakthrough

"I can’t believe we finally have a dental product that not only is good for our patients but also tastes good! BasicBites is a remarkable easy to use product that provides a neutralizing and moisturizing benefit to the oral cavity. BasicBites helps strengthen teeth with calcium and provides the amino acid arginine, which has been shown in the dental literature to help maintain a healthy oral microbiome. My patients and I love Basic Bites!"

John C. Comisi,

is a Clinical Instructor in Dentistry at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, and has been in private practice of General Dentistry since 1983. He is a respected Key Opinion Leader, author, speaker and consultant. He is an Editorial Board Member for Dental Product Shopper magazine, a member of the Editorial Advisory Board of Dental Products Report and a Continuing Education Advisory Board member of Dental Learning. Dr. Comisi is a member of the National Dental Practice Based Research Network (NDPBRN) and the International and American Association of Dental Research.
"Finally, there is a chocolate flavored chewable that we can give to patients to support a healthy pH in their mouths. Thank you Ortek for having your product BasicBites available for our patients."

Dr. Fred S. Margolis,

"I believe that all patients with dry mouth should use BasicBites on a daily basis. The ingredients in BasicBites are now recognized as one of the biggest breakthroughs in oral care. Finally I have a product that will assist my patients in helping maintain their healthy teeth and support a normal oral pH."

Liz Nies,

is a clinician, author, consultant. While working clinically for 30 years, Liz was a recipient of IDHA Professional Achievement Award. Liz was on the cover of RDH magazine in 2013, and continues to mentor the next generation of Dental Hygienists.
"I've been looking for a way to increase arginine in the mouth for awhile, and I'm thrilled to find one that tastes great and is simple to use. Finally oral healthcare professionals have a way to improve saliva and nurture the growth of beneficial bacteria."

Dr. Brian Nový,

received his B.S. and D.D.S. from The Ohio State University and his certificate in pediatric dentistry from the University of Illinois College of Dentistry. He was recently selected by Dentistry Today Journal as a "top clinician in continuing education for 2015." He has lectured internationally and is the author of Beautiful Smiles for Special People, a course manual for working with disabled patients. He is co-author of Pediatric Laser Dentistry, A User’s Guide.
is the Director of Practice Improvement at the DentaQuest Institute and an adjunct associate professor at Loma Linda University School of Dentistry. In 2009, Dr. Nový was awarded, "Adult Preventive Care Practice of the Year" by the ADA. He maintains a private practice in Westborough, Massachusetts.
Dental Professionals Love BasicBites
"BasicBites helps maintain a healthy oral flora by supporting a balanced pH on tooth surfaces. I highly recommend BasicBites for children over six, and it can also help patients with dry mouth."

Dr. Lee Weinstein
D.M.D., F.A.S.D.C.

is a pediatric dentist and has been in private practice for over 30 years. He taught at Fairleigh Dickinson School of Dental Medicine for 8 years, and was an attending dentist at LIJ / Schneider's Children's Hospital for 15 years. Dr. Weinstein was the former Dental Director for the state of Arizona's Medicaid Program for two years.
"I Love BasicBites®. . . The Arginine/Calcium technology is very impressive. I have a number of patients who are now using them routinely. I like the fact that they are also an excellent source of calcium."

Judy Bendit,

has presented programs at more than 300 dental and hygiene meetings in the United States and Canada. She currently holds an Adjunct Faculty position in the Periodontal Department, Temple-Kornberg School of Dentistry. Judy has written many articles on dental related topics, and has been a longstanding member of the ADHA and a Distinguished Member of the Pennsylvania Academy of Dental Hygiene.

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