Xylitol chewing gum and dental caries.

Abstract

There is an extensive peer-reviewed literature on xylitol chewing gum as it pertains to effects on tooth decay in human subjects, on human dental plaque reduction, on inhibition of dental plaque acid production, on inhibition of the growth and metabolism of the mutans group of streptococci which are the prime causative agents of tooth decay, on reduction of… (More)

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@article{Tanzer1995XylitolCG, title={Xylitol chewing gum and dental caries.}, author={Jason M. Tanzer}, journal={International dental journal}, year={1995}, volume={45 1 Suppl 1}, pages={65-76} }