Probiotics in the dental practice: a review.

@article{Laleman2015ProbioticsIT,
  title={Probiotics in the dental practice: a review.},
  author={Isabelle Laleman and Wim Teughels},
  journal={Quintessence international},
  year={2015},
  volume={46 3},
  pages={
          255-64
        }
}
During the last decade an increased interest in alternative, preventive, and therapeutic strategies in dentistry has arisen. Probiotics are living microorganisms which, if administered in sufficient amounts, provide a health benefit to the host. Their precise mechanisms of action have not been identified, but they are able to interfere with the imbalance occurring in biofilm-associated infections. In other fields of medicine, mainly in gastroenterology, their usefulness is already proven… Expand
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