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Can lactobacillus acidophilus supplements cause cavities?

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In brief: Probably not

The main cavity causing bacteria is streptococcus mutans.
They take in sugars from our diet and convert it to acid which in turn, eats away at the enamel of teeth. Good brushing habits and smart eating habits like minimizing ones refined sugar consumption are the best line of defense against developing cavities. Also, a regular dental check up and Fluoride treatment can help keep decay at bay.

In brief: Probably not

The main cavity causing bacteria is streptococcus mutans.
They take in sugars from our diet and convert it to acid which in turn, eats away at the enamel of teeth. Good brushing habits and smart eating habits like minimizing ones refined sugar consumption are the best line of defense against developing cavities. Also, a regular dental check up and Fluoride treatment can help keep decay at bay.
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Dr. Mandakini Patel
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In brief: Cavities&lactobacill

Have not heard of that.

In brief: Cavities&lactobacill

Have not heard of that.
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