Xylitol and its vehicles for public health needs.

  title={Xylitol and its vehicles for public health needs.},
  author={Peter Milgrom and Kiet A. Ly and Marilynn L Rothen},
  journal={Advances in dental research},
  volume={21 1},
The authors declare no conflict of interest. X ylitol has been demonstrated to be a safe and effective toothdecay-preventive agent when used habitually. Nevertheless, its application has been limited by absence of formulations that demand minimal user adherence and are acceptable and safe in settings where chewing gum may not be allowed. A substantial body of literature suggests that a minimum of 5 to 6 grams and 3 exposures per day from chewing gum or candies are needed for a clinical effect… CONTINUE READING