Caries in 4-year-old children after maternal chewing of gums containing combinations of xylitol, sorbitol, chlorhexidine and fluoride.

@article{Thorild2006CariesI4,
  title={Caries in 4-year-old children after maternal chewing of gums containing combinations of xylitol, sorbitol, chlorhexidine and fluoride.},
  author={Ingrid Thorild and Britt Lindau and Svante Twetman},
  journal={European archives of paediatric dentistry : official journal of the European Academy of Paediatric Dentistry},
  year={2006},
  volume={7 4},
  pages={241-5}
}
AIM To evaluate the effect of maternal use of chewing gums containing combinations of xylitol, sorbitol, chlorhexidine and fluoride on caries prevalence in a group of mother's 4-year-old children. STUDY DESIGN Randomised controlled trial. METHODS After screening 416 women with newborn babies, 173 mothers with high counts of salivary mutans streptococci (MS) were randomly assigned into three experimental chewing gum groups containing A) xylitol (n=61), B) chlorhexidine/xylitol/sorbitol (n=55… CONTINUE READING

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