cariogenic


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cariogenic

 [kar″e-o-jen´ik]
conducive to caries.

car·i·o·gen·ic

(kār'ē-ō-jen'ik),
Producing caries; usually said of diets.

cariogenic

[ker′ē·ōjen′ik]
tending to produce dental caries.

car·i·o·gen·ic

(kar'ē-ō-jen'ik)
Producing caries; usually said of diets.

cariogenic

Tending to cause dental CARIES.

car·i·o·gen·ic

(kar'ē-ō-jen'ik)
Producing caries; usually said of diets.

cariogenic (kerēōjen´ik),

adj contributing to the advancement of caries. Often used in the context of describing sugary foods.
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Schools administration should focused on oral hygiene maintenance, strictness on cariogenic food items and regular professional dental checkups to obtain future healthy population.
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Fruit juices have particularly high cariogenic potential as they contain both acids and carbohydrates (glucose, fructose, saccharose).
Some foods while not obviously cariogenic contain high level of sugar and fermentable carbohydrates; these foods include potato chips, biscuits and fruits.
Comparative studies on the effect of crude aqueous (CA) and solvent (CM) extracts of clove on the cariogenic properties of Streptococcus mutans.
DISCUSSION: The cariogenic potential of sucrose (as sweetener) and Streptococcus mutansas colonizer is well established.
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