Evaluation of salivary levels of Streptococcus mutans pre- and post-probiotics use

@inproceedings{Deo2015EvaluationOS,
  title={Evaluation of salivary levels of Streptococcus mutans pre- and post-probiotics use},
  author={Priya Nimish Deo and Revati M. Deshmukh},
  year={2015}
}
Background: Probiotics are “live microorganisms which when administered in adequate amounts confer a health benefi t to the host.” They are thought to play a role in the maintenance of oral health. Aim: The aim was to evaluate the eff ect of probiotics on the salivary levels of Streptococcus mutans. Materials and Methods: Fifty subjects within the age group of 18-30 years were selected for study. 2 ml of unstimulated saliva was collected before and after 7 days of administration of probiotic… CONTINUE READING

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