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  • adj. Of, or relating to cariogenesis.
  • adj. Producing dental caries.


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  • Non-cariogenic means that it does not promote caries, or tooth decay, because the oral bacteria that digest other sugars like sucrose, lactose, and fructose can't break down isomaltulose's unique molecular form.

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  • According to Palatinit, the approval of isomaltulose as a non-cariogenic sweetener could lead to new opportunities for product development and specific dental health claims, such as "does not promote tooth decay" or "may reduce the risk of dental caries".

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  • And the US Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has authorized a non-cariogenic health claim for isomaltulose.

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  • I know it could be the cariogenic bacteria, but the dentist also said it could have been due to his acid reflux the acids in his frequent vomit and spitting up damaging his teeth.

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  • For lactic acid bacteria used in food fermentations, physiological characteristics of acid stability, bile stability, adherence to human intestinal cells, colonization of the human intestinal tract, and antagonism to pathogenic bacteria and cariogenic bacteria (oral health) are all desirable.

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  • The technology is also useful for the treatment of cariogenic white spot lesions.


  • The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry says that frequent consumption of liquids containing fermentable carbohydrates (eg, juice, milk, formula, soda) increases the risk of dental caries due to prolonged contact between sugars in the liquid and cariogenic bacteria on the teeth. - Articles related to Tourism revenues up 28% in first half - report

  • Maltitol is attractive to food manufacturers for a number of reasons, including its non-cariogenic property due to its resistance to being broken down by oral bacteria, low energy, and being less prone to crystallization.

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  • "In chewing sugarfree / non cariogenic gum applications where high levels of gum arabic spray dried flavors are used (3-5 percent) this ruling may be advantageous."

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  • To help make the holiday a little less terrifying for teeth, Jenks encourages those welcoming trick-or-treaters this Halloween to hand out treats with non-cariogenic sweeteners, such as xylitol, or alternative goodies such as stickers, small toys, art supplies and other inexpensive novelties.

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