cariogenic


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cariogenic

(ˌkɛərɪəʊˈdʒɛnɪk)
adj
(Pathology) (of a substance) producing caries, esp in the teeth
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It requires a cariogenic diet plus biofilm, but add xerostomia to an already compromised host and you most certainly will have disease.
Increased consumption of cariogenic food and compromised oral hygiene affects child dental health.
report that Medicaid-enrolled preschool children with a dental home had lower prevalence of caries, but the authors also found reduced cariogenic feeding practices in the dental home group.
29 Trace elements have their respective cariogenic effects (Table-1)30
The biofilm plays an important role in the cause of tooth decay, the cariogenic microorganisms such as Streptococcus mutans, Streptococcus sanguis, Streptococcus salivarius, Streptococcus mitis, Streptococcus oralis and Lactobacillus acidophilus play a vital role in the etiology of the dental caries (11).
Therefore, the real ability of ozone to kill cariogenic bacteria is yet to be determined.
Early dental caries can be prevented and controlled if the multiple causative factors, namely a susceptible tooth surface, the presence of cariogenic acid producing bacteria in dental plaque biofilm, and the exposure to ingested sugars, are reduced.
4,5) Current research has demonstrated that multiple risk factors are responsible for the occurrence and prevalence of caries, including frequent sugar consumption, improper oral hygiene, high levels of oral bacteria, cariogenic feeding practices, socio-economic status, minority status and inconsistent oral health care access.
Furthermore, cariogenic bacteria (including Streptococcus mutans) from the oral cavity of the mother with caries can be transmitted to her baby's mouth, which is significantly related to the prevalence or incidence of caries in the child [1, 2, 9].
This could be attributed to the parental belief that packed fruit juices are not cariogenic.