Oral diseases can have a significant impact on self esteem and quality of life. This essential collection reviews the latest research into the effects of food constituents on diseases and conditions of the mouth. Chapters cover diseases caused by oral bacteria, viral and fungal infections of the oral cavity, and dental erosion. The book also examines the effects of specific foods and food components, including sugar alcohols, casein phosphopeptides and antioxidants. The final section explores the technology and development of foods and supplements for oral health and oral healthcare products containing food-derived bioactives.

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PublisherElsevier Science
BindingHard Back
Publish YearJanuary 2012