Chew Tablets May Slow Child Decay

Given the still rampant scourge of childhood carries in some populations a break through is needed that is both cost and time effective. One possibility to slow child decay may be present in the form oBlog iStock_000014510075Smallf flavored tablets containing live probiotic bacteria. A study conducted from 2012-2014 by researchers at the University of Copenhagen and reported in BMC Oral Health, Effect of Pr
obiotic Chewing Tablets on Early Childhood Caries – A Randomized Controlled Trial seems to offer some hope, although the long term effects on the health of the child of administering the probiotic is not known.  The study was published September 24, 2015. Interesting to note that the tablets were from a US company Oragenics of Tampa Florida.

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