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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3-6) It is also used for its anticariogenic properties in chewing gums, as xylitol inhibits bacterial growth at high concentrations and decreases bacterial acid production.
In addition, it has anticariogenic property and is also considered by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as sugar substitute used in the food industry, being approved in more than forty countries (Mussato & Roberto, 2002; Prakasham et al.
There are many studies regarding the use of EGCG in medicine, however few and recent studies have been conducted on the use of EGCG in Dentistry, since this substance is found in a very popular drink that contacts the oral mucosa, it may have antimicrobial efficacy and play an anticariogenic role.
Due to its chemical structure, nystose has anticariogenic properties and approximately possess about 30% the sweetness of sucrose and are largely applied in the food industry in replacement of conventional sugar (Ikeda, Kurita, Hidaka, Michalek, & Hirasawa, 1990).
mutans with some other natural anticariogenic compound tested such as mangosteen (625 pg/ml) (Torrungruang et al.
It inhibits the enoyl-acyl-carrier protein reductase component of type II fatty acid synthase in bacteria, the mammalian fatty acid synthase, and provides anticariogenic activity [29, 30].
Most of the focus has been on the release of anticariogenic and remineralization agents from these restorations.
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.
Fluoride is one of these corrosive chemicals which are present at different concentrations in toothpastes, mouthwashes, and other sources like tablets, drops or chewing gums due to its evidence-based anticariogenic effect.
Thus, it can be concluded that the incorporation of MWCNTs into the GICs does not affect their solubility and anticariogenic property.
Development of commercial mouthwash combined with herbal extracts for anticariogenic activity against Streptococcus mutans.