anticariogenic

anticariogenic

 [an″te-, an″ti-kar″e-o-jen´ik]
effective in suppressing caries production.

anticariogenic

/an·ti·car·io·gen·ic/ (-kar″e-o-jen´ik) effective in suppressing caries production.

an·ti·car·i·o·gen·ic

(antē-karē-ō-jenik)
Denotes those foods or medications that inhibit caries development and may encourage mineralization.

anticariogenic (an´tīker´ēōjen´ik),

adj describing foods, chemicals, or other agents that tend to contribute favorably to dental health by remineralizing teeth and discouraging the acid that causes dental caries.
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Anticariogenic properties and effects on periodontal structures of Stevia rebaudiana Bertoni.
35] showed that crude khat extracts interfered with the ability of Streptococcus mutans to form adherent biofilms, implying that khat may have anticariogenic effects.
Thus, it can be concluded that the incorporation of MWCNTs into the GICs does not affect their solubility and anticariogenic property.
Effects of an anticariogenic casein phosphopeptide on calcium diffusion in streptococcal model dental plaques.
It is anticariogenic prevents the formation of acids that attack the tooth enamel [15.
The above data may also suggest that the FSSRD anticariogenic effect [Toumba and Curzon, 2005] might not be related to plaque or saliva fluoride in a simple fashion.
The Bioscreen C system has been used for the screening of anticariogenic substances and to optimize test substance concentrations.
In vitro studies of the simple catechin component of green tea have suggested anticariogenic properties such as a bactericidal effect against Streptococcus mutans and S.
Xylitol is a naturally occurring, low-calorie sugar substitute with anticariogenic properties.
It is important that this high risk population be provided with a daily oral supplement with an effective and proven record in lowering the incidence of dental caries by decreasing levels of S mutans, increasing plaque pH, as well as other anticariogenic effects.
There is a body of literature showing the anticariogenic effect of dairy products.
However, a cup of tea did not appear to contain enough glucan inhibitors to account for its anticariogenic activity.