Sucrose and dental caries: a review of the evidence.

  title={Sucrose and dental caries: a review of the evidence.},
  author={Craig A. Anderson and Martin E. J. Curzon and Cor van Loveren and Christina Tatsi and Monty S Duggal},
  journal={Obesity reviews : an official journal of the International Association for the Study of Obesity},
  volume={10 Suppl 1},
The aim of this study was to conduct a review of the literature to assess the relationship between quantity and pattern of sucrose use and dental caries. Using hand and electronic methods (MEDLINE, EMBASE) the literature was searched for epidemiological papers concerning any relationship of sugars and dental caries published since 1856. Superficial hand searching was carried out between 1856 and 1940, detailed hand searching 1940-1966 and electronic 1966-2007. Selection criteria were set based… CONTINUE READING


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