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Probiotics and Dental Health

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Probiotics and Dental Health

Probiotics are living microorganisms, principally bacteria, that are safe for human consumption and have beneficial effects on human health.

Probiotic therapy is being considered for application in oral health due to the emergence of antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

Probiotics incorporated into dairy products neutralize acidic conditions in the mouth and interfere with cariogenic bacteria.

Patients with periodontal disease who used chewing gum or lozenges containing probiotics saw their periodontal status improve.

Probiotics in gargling solutions or gum inhibit the production of volatile sulphur compounds that contribute to bad breath.


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