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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We must stress other caries risk factors for our patients such as frequent cariogenic food exposures and poor nutrition, as well as protective factors such as fluoride and remineralizing and other caries-preventive agents.
In vitro antimicrobial activities against cariogenic streptococci and their antioxidant capacities: a comparative study of green tea versus different herbs.
The authors suggested that the higher DMFT score in chewers could be a result of cariogenic substances such as soft drinks that are often consumed with khat.
Mundorff SA, Featherstone JD, Bibby BG, Curzon ME, Eisenberg AD and MA Espeland Cariogenic potential of foods.
Rats and hamsters developed caries when fed with a cariogenic diet and began to be used by their availability and cost in spite of the differences between the anatomical structures of humans and rodents (Marcotte and Lavoie 1998).
Relatively reduced dental wear and lack of enamel hypoplastic lines (the presence of which would indicate a stressed growth period) and robust skeletal development testify to an individual who benefited from good nutrition and a diet that contained cariogenic foodstuffs from birth (as suggested by the presence of dental caries).
The fluids within the lesion and in the plaque would again become approximately saturated with respect to the tooth mineral once the cariogenic condition in the plaque has diminished, i.
The non-diet versions are double trouble because you have a combination of sugar and acid which is highly cariogenic.
Dental caries * Dental caries is a major preventable oral health problem in most industrialised countries, affecting 60% to 90% of schoolchildren and the vast majority of adults * The aetiology comprises complex interactions between cariogenic microorganisms, host factors and dietary and environmental influences * Cariogenic microorganisms, namely mutans streptococci species (S.
The researchers hypothesized that such polishing may protect tooth surfaces against the damage caused by cariogenic bacteria, because the bacteria can be removed easily from such polished surfaces.
Several groups have shown that cranberry can be effective in reducing the virulence properties of the cariogenic bacterium Streptococcus mutans.