Cariogenicity of Breakfast Cereals

@inproceedings{Abdul2014CariogenicityOB,
  title={Cariogenicity of Breakfast Cereals},
  author={Morawala Abdul and Katari Shruti and Chunawalla Yussuf and Talathi Rohan and Jagdish Batra and Harwinder Singh},
  year={2014}
}
Background: Diet has a local effect on the oral health, primarily on the integrity of the teeth, pH, and composition of the saliva and plaque. Dental research studies on food type, texture, composition, retentiveness, consistency, etc. and their effect on dental hard tissues have been growing since ancient times. Simple sugars are considered cariogenic as against complex sugars/starch. Streptococcus Mutants initiate the caries process by acid production and thus lowering the plaque pH. Most of… CONTINUE READING

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