Journal of Prevention and Treatment for Stomatological Diseases ›› 2016, Vol. 24 ›› Issue (9): 558-560.doi: 10.12016/j.issn.2096-1456.2016.09.013

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Application of probiotics for dental caries prevention in children

LI Chun,LI Yan-hong(),LIU Juan   

  1. Dept. of Preventive and Pediatric Dentistry, the Affiliated Stomatology Hospital of Kunming Medical University, Kunming 650101, China
  • Received:2015-12-20 Revised:2016-01-15 Online:2016-09-20 Published:2016-09-20
  • Contact: Yan-hong LI


Based on the ecological theory, dental caries is a bacterial disease resulted from the imbalance of oral commensal microorganisms and it needs ecological methods to control. Due to its ability of regulating oral micro-ecological balance, bacteriotherapy has been regarded as a potential method to prevent dental caries, especially for children. The purpose of this review is to summarize the currently available data on probiotics of caries prevention in children.

Key words: Children, Dental caries prevention, Probiotics, Bacteriotherapy, Oral micro-ecological balance

CLC Number: 

  • R788 +.1
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