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March 18, 2005

Whey-based Probiotic Ingredient Said to Protect Tooth Enamel

"Dutch whey ingredients firm, Borculo Domo, has developed an ingredient said to protect teeth from the enamel erosion caused by acidic drinks....The ingredient coats the enamel in a protective layer that protects it from erosion caused by acidic fruit and carbonated drinks." [Hat tip:]

Recent research has also pointed to the effectiveness of (unsweetened) cranberry juice in preventing bacteria from sticking to teeth in "biofilms."


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