Diet intake and caries prevalence in four-year-old children living in a low-prevalence country.

@article{Ohlund2007DietIA,
  title={Diet intake and caries prevalence in four-year-old children living in a low-prevalence country.},
  author={Inger Ohlund and Pernilla Lif Holgerson and Birgitta Backman and Tommy Lind and Olle Hernell and Ingegerd Johansson},
  journal={Caries research},
  year={2007},
  volume={41 1},
  pages={26-33}
}
Preventive measures have dramatically decreased the prevalence of dental caries in children. However, risk factors for the disease in children living in low-prevalence areas remain elusive. In the present study we evaluated associations between dental caries, saliva levels of mutans streptococci and lactobacilli, and diet with special emphasis on the intake of fermentable carbohydrates and dairy products in 4-year-old children living in an area where the overall caries prevalence was low… CONTINUE READING

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