International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Dental Science | India | Volume 7 Issue 9, September 2018


Effect of Consumption of Probiotics on Salivary Bacteria Causing Dental Caries

G. Ratna Velugu | P. Karunakar


Abstract: This is a short term randomized clinical trial assessing the effects of consumption of probiotic bacterium on salivary streptococcus mutans. Streptococcus mutans is one of the primary organisms causing dental caries. Over the years, probiotics are being consumed by the humans on a day to day basis for a healthy gut. The use of probiotics is much economic than other dental caries preventive and treatment modalities. A breakthrough in the research involving probiotics and its effect on dental caries will benefit the world at large. This study shows a promising result.


Keywords: Probiotic, mutans streptococci, bacillus coagulans, dental caries


Edition: Volume 7 Issue 9, September 2018,


Pages: 852 - 853


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G. Ratna Velugu, P. Karunakar, "Effect of Consumption of Probiotics on Salivary Bacteria Causing Dental Caries", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), Volume 7 Issue 9, September 2018, pp. 852-853, https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=ART20191350

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