Oral/gum health

The A to omega-3 of oral health nutrients

Special edition: Oral health

The A to omega-3 of oral health nutrients

By Stephen Daniells

Oral health is much more than just calcium and vitamin D for healthy teeth, and vitamin C for healthy gums. A number of nutraceutical compounds are emerging with potential benefits for the oral cavity, from omega-3s to EGCG from green tea. But how much...

BLIS K12 decreased the adherence of C. albicans to the petri dish

Probiotic BLIS K12 may protect against oral yeast growth

By Stephen Daniells

Supplements containing the probiotic BLIS K12 ingredient may inhibit the growth of the yeast responsible for oral thrush, suggests new in vitro data that supports the oral health potential of the ingredient.

Resveratrol may boost oral health: Cell study

Resveratrol may boost oral health: Cell study

By Stephen Daniells

The benefits of resveratrol may also extend to oral health, suggests a new study which found that resveratrol may exert an antimicrobial effect and reduce levels of periodontitis–causing bacteria.