Furthermore, it is worth mentioning that the anticariogenic
and antiproliferative activities of the leaf essential oil ofP guajava occurring in the southwestern region of Goias can also be explained by the synergistic effect among all its chemical constituents (Lesgards et al., 2014; Casanova and Costa 2017).
There has been an increased interest in the properties of some organic substances like chocolate, coffee, and tea, due to anticariogenic
Glass ionomer cements present as the main advantage a remarkable capacity of binding to dentine and enamel through chemical reactions, a significant anticariogenic
property due to the controlled release of fluoride, preserving a biological compatibility with a reduced cytotoxicity [4-8].
effect of fluoride-releasing elatomers in orthodontic patients.
activity of macelignan isolated from Myristica fragrans (nutmeg) against Streptococcus mutans," Phytomedicine, vol.
Several studies report that such agents have anticariogenic
properties that are explained by the contribution of minerals to the dental structure, which promote remineralization and inhibit demineralization.
(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., 2009).
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
GIC has unique properties including its coefficient of thermal expansion close to the tooth structure, biocompatibility, antimicrobial potential, adhesive strength, and anticariogenic
Sarisuta et al., "Development of guava extract chewable tablets for anticariogenic
activity against Streptococcus mutans," Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, vol.
Tea has long been considered as a useful natural source of F for the prevention of dental caries [11-16] and its anticariogenic
effect has been widely demonstrated in a number of human studies [17-23].