Effects of probiotics intake on oral environment changes of the elderly in long-term care facilities

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Source : Journal of Korean Society of Dental Hygiene . 2020;20(5):753-62. / KCI / Clinical Trial

Authors : SE-RIM JO*, JA-WON CHO*, JONG-HQA JANG* 

 

Conclusions

Self-perceived halitosis, organoleptic level of halitosis, and tong-coating index were reduced more significantly 

in an experimental group comprised of the elderly who took W. cibaria CMU than in a control group. 

This result shows that the intake of probiotic W. cibaria CMU improves the oral environment of the elderly.

 

changes of tongue plaque index according to probiotics intake

 

 

 

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