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Study Suggests Probiotics May Prevent Cavities

Cavities are a serious problem among Americans, particularly those 55 years and wiser. Statistics estimate that about 9 in 10 adults ages 20-64 have at least 1 cavity (i). This sobering statistic seems to be fueled by poor dietary choices, with the typical Western diet high in added sugar and high fructose corn syrup. The good news: Better food choices may reverse this trend, leading to stronger and healthier teeth. Specifically, a new study indicates that probiotics may help to prevent cavities. Probiotics are most commonly found in yogurt, kefir, kimchee, kombucha, and also in specially formulated probiotic supplements.

By | 2016-03-22T14:42:18+00:00 March 22nd, 2016|Holistic Dentistry, News|Comments Off on Study Suggests Probiotics May Prevent Cavities
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