Development and evaluation of a safe and effective sugar-free herbal lollipop that kills cavity-causing bacteria

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Dental caries (tooth decay) is caused by a specific group of cariogenic bacteria, like Streptococcus mutans, which convert dietary sugars into acids that dissolve the mineral in tooth structure. Killing cariogenic bacteria is an effective way to control or prevent tooth decay. In a previous study, we discovered a novel compound (Glycyrrhizol A), from the… (More)
DOI: 10.4248/IJOS11005

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@inproceedings{Hu2011DevelopmentAE, title={Development and evaluation of a safe and effective sugar-free herbal lollipop that kills cavity-causing bacteria}, author={Chu-hong Hu and Jian He and R. Eckert and Xiao-yang Wu and Li-Na Li and Yan Tian and Renate Lux and Justin A Shuffer and Faina Gelman and Janet C Mentes and Sue S Spackman and Janet Bauer and Maxwell H. Anderson and Wen-yuan Shi}, booktitle={International Journal of Oral Science}, year={2011} }