Probiotics and oral health effects in children.

  title={Probiotics and oral health effects in children.},
  author={Svante Twetman and Christina Stecks{\'e}n-Blicks},
  journal={International journal of paediatric dentistry},
  volume={18 1},
BACKGROUND Probiotics are living micro-organisms added to food which beneficially affect the host by improving its intestinal microbial balance. OBJECTIVE This paper aims to present a general background on probiotics and its health effects in children, and to examine the evidence for oral colonization and the possible impact on oral health in children and young adults. METHODS For delivery and general health effects, recent systematic reviews, meta-analyses, and other relevant papers were… CONTINUE READING

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