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Buffered sucrose candies as a safe strategy for children’s dental caries protection

  • In: Posters
  • At: Amsterdam (the Netherlands) (2012)
  • Type: Poster
  • Poster code: IPS-P-20
  • By: AL-ENEZI, Nadia (PNU, Pharmaceutic, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia)
  • Co-author(s): Al-Subie, A. (PNU, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia)
    Alhosan, N. (PNU, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia)
    Omar, S. (PNU, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia)
  • Abstract:


    Most children have dental caries

    Tooth decay is potentiated by acid producing bacteria that convert sucrose into acids through a glycolytic process. Thus, tooth enamel begins to demineralize at a pH of 5.5. Substitution of sucrose with sugar alcohols have been used in candies as caries-preventive policy. However the increase in mutans


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