Lecture 16 - Beg. of Final Review DENTAL Notes on Slides

308 312 enamel dissolution from soft drinks regular

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Unformatted text preview: vitamin C tablets – eating disorders • non-colas & iced tea were worst Von Fraunhofer, General Dentistry July-August 2004, pp.308-312 Enamel Dissolution from Soft Drinks • Regular & diet sodas both cause demineralization • (sugar content not relevant) ?? • non-colas & iced tea were worst Von Fraunhofer JA, Rogers, MM, Dissolution of dental enamel in soft drinks. General Dentistry July-August 2004, pp.308-312 Dental Caries • Factors: – Freq. CHO intake – Between meals – Slowly dissolving worst – Freq. Sipping also Ancient History What we DO know about DO Foods and Caries • Mutans streptococcus and lactobacilli in plaque feed on carbohydrates (CHO) • Metabolize the CHO to acids • Acids decalcify enamel – Bacteria invade dentin What is Cariogenic ? Cariogenic • All simple sugars can be cariogenic. (glucose, fructose, lactose, maltose, sucrose, honey, h igh fructose corn syrup ) • Starch c an be cariogenic under some circumstances (amylase) • Sugars are rarely eaten alone, but rather with other food components and other foods which can affect their cariogenic potential • Cariogenic for ME may not be cariogenic for YOU C ariogenic ME not YOU Sucrose Sucrose MAY Be a Bit MAY Bit More Cariogenic • Forms dextran Forms dextran ...
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