Probiotics the next savior in oral diseases

Prashanthi Reddy, Rajeev Srivastava


The increasing use of functional foods by the public to improve their general health and prevent the incidence of chronic diseases has become a major area of interest within the nutrition community. Bacteria known as probiotics have been added to various foods because of their beneficial effects for human health. The potential application of probiotics for oral health has recently attracted the attention of several teams of researchers. This article summarizes the currently available data on the potential benefits of probiotics for oral health.


Probiotics;Oral health;Lactobacillus


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