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Probiotics in dental medicine

Irena Glažar ; Katedra za oralnu medicinu i parodontologiju, Studij Dentalne medicine, Medicinski fakultet Sveučilišta u Rijeci, Rijeka
Nataša Ivančić Jokić orcid id orcid.org/0000-0002-2688-0590 ; Katedra za dječju stomatologiju, Studij Dentalne medicine, Medicinski fakultet Sveučilišta u Rijeci, Rijeka
Danko Bakarčić ; Katedra za dječju stomatologiju, Studij Dentalne medicine, Medicinski fakultet Sveučilišta u Rijeci, Rijeka
Ivana Mišković ; Katedra za oralnu medicinu i parodontologiju, Studij Dentalne medicine, Medicinski fakultet Sveučilišta u Rijeci, Rijeka
Davor Kuiš ; Katedra za oralnu medicinu i parodontologiju, Studij Dentalne medicine, Medicinski fakultet Sveučilišta u Rijeci, Rijeka


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Abstract

Probiotics are live microorganisms which administered in adequate quantities have beneficial effects on the health of the host. The word probiotic means “for life”. Probiotics contribute to the microbial balance, protect the body from harmful microorganisms, enhancing the immune system, and play an important role in maintaining oral health. Bacteria are commonly used as probiotics. Dental caries and periodontal disease the most common dis- eases in oral cavity caused by bacterial activities. Probiotics used in the treatment of oral changes are in the form of lozenges, tablets, capsules, liquids, yogurt and cheese.

Keywords

bacteria, dental caries, halitosis, periodontal diseases, probiotics

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126285

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https://hrcak.srce.hr/126285

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