Impact of orally administered lozenges with Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG and Bifidobacterium animalis subsp. lactis BB-12 on the number of salivary mutans streptococci, amount of plaque, gingival inflammation and the oral microbiome in healthy adults

@inproceedings{Toiviainen2014ImpactOO,
  title={Impact of orally administered lozenges with Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG and Bifidobacterium animalis subsp. lactis BB-12 on the number of salivary mutans streptococci, amount of plaque, gingival inflammation and the oral microbiome in healthy adults},
  author={Aino Toiviainen and Heli Jalasvuori and Emilia Lahti and Ulvi Kahraman Gursoy and Seppo Salminen and Margherita Fontana and Susan E. Flannagan and George Eckert and Alexis S Kokaras and Bruce J Paster and Eva M. S{\"o}derling},
  booktitle={Clinical Oral Investigations},
  year={2014}
}
The aim was to evaluate the effects of orally administered Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG (LGG) and Bifidobacterium animalis subsp. lactis BB-12 (BB-12) on the number of salivary mutans streptococci (MS), amount of plaque, gingival inflammation and the oral microbiota in healthy young adults. The study was a randomised, controlled, double-blind trial. Healthy volunteers used lozenges containing a combination of LGG and BB-12 (test group, n = 29) or lozenges without added probiotics (control group… CONTINUE READING
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