Oral Health

BioGaia Oral Health Probiotic to be Launched in Three New Markets

24 Apr 2017 --- BioGaia has signed three new exclusive agreements for Prodentis, its oral food supplement that contains a natural lactic acid bacteria, Lactobacillus reuteri Prodentis. The new agreements will see the product launched in Canada, Vietnam and the Philippines.

Resveratrol Could Suppress Pathogen that Causes Inflammation

20 Oct 2016 --- Resveratrol, a component of red wine and grapes, may help control inflammation induced by a bacterial pathogen that is linked to upper respiratory tract inflammatory diseases, according to a new study published in Scientific Reports.

Very Hot Drinks May Cause Cancer, But Coffee Does Not, Says WHO

16 Jun 2016 --- The World Health Organization’s cancer research agency says beverages consumed at more than 65C are probably linked to esophageal cancer.

Oralis SB Granted Oral Health Claim in Canada

31 May 2016 --- Canadian company Lallemand Health Solutions (LHS) has announced that their probiotic formula Oralis SB has been recognized for its benefits in dental health management by the Canadian Health Authorities, based on four randomized trials.

Bifodan Launches Two New Products at Vitafoods 2016

11 May 2016 --- Bifodan A/S has announced the market introduction of 2 proprietary probiotic solutions backed by clinical research: Oral Extra and FemiOral Balance.  

KEY INTERVIEW: Kent Precision Foods – Thick-It AquaCare Range and CHAMPS Collaboration

08 Mar 2016 --- Kent Precision Foods Group (KPFG) has joined forces with CHAMPS Group Purchasing to supply fortified and modified drinks for the US health care industry. Doug Stetzer and Megan Watts of KPFG described to NutritionInsight how their patented Thick-It AquaCare H20 beverage range aids people with swallowing problems.

BLIS K12 Receives “No Objection” GRAS Letter From FDA

19 Feb 2016 --- Oral-health probiotic BLIS K12 has received a “Letter of No Objection” from the US Food and Drink Administration (FDA) for its self-affirmed notification of Generally Recognized As Safe (GRAS) status.

Sugar-Free Drinks are Bad News for Teeth, Say Dentists

07 Dec 2015 --- Scientists at the University of Melbourne’s Oral Health Cooperative Research Centre have warned about the damage sugar-free drinks can do to tooth enamel.

Wild Blueberry Could Help Prevent Gum Disease

03 Sept 2015 --- Gum disease is a common condition among adults that occurs when bacteria form biofilms or plaques on teeth, and consequently the gums become inflamed. Some severe cases, called periodontitis, call for antibiotics. But now scientists have discovered that wild blueberry extract could help prevent dental plaque formation. Their report in ACS' Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry could lead to a new therapy for periodontitis and a reduced need for antibiotics.

Dental Health Charity Highlights Effect of Sugar on Oral Health

02 Sept 2015 --- Important changes need to be made at the highest level to urgently address the UK's deteriorating dental health from sugar consumption, an oral health charity says.

Role of Sugar in Dental Caries Re-Emphasised

12 Aug 2015 --- The International and American Associations for Dental Research (IADR/AADR) has published two reports that conclude that even low sugar intake contributes to dental caries, including a critical review titled "Diet and Dental Caries - the Pivotal Role of Free Sugars Reemphasized." 

Study: Soda and fruit juice are 'biggest culprits in dental erosion'

12 May 2015 --- Soft drinks are the most significant factor in severity of dental erosion, according to a new study published in the Journal of Public Health Dentistry. In addition, the study, which looked at the teeth of more than 3,700 participants, found that nearly 80% of them had some level of dental erosion. 

Pycnogenol May Relieve Symptoms of Meniere’s Disease and Tinnitus

28 Jul 2014 --- A new study published in the June issue of the Minerva Medica found that supplementation with Pycnogenol, a natural antioxidant plant extract from French maritime pine tree bark, significantly improves inner ear blood flow, making it a natural option for those seeking relief from symptoms of Meniere’s disease, such as dizziness, ringing in the ear, hearing loss, inner-ear pressure and unsteady balance.

Dental Experts Call for Food Industry to Reduce Sugar Levels in Products

20 Jun 2014 --- Dentists are calling for big reductions in daily sugar consumption in order to tackle the growing problem of tooth decay. Sugar consumption through food and beverages should be limited to four teaspoons a day, according to a report published in the Public Health Nutrition Journal.

Lallemand Health Solutions Launches Oral Health Probiotic Applications

08 May 2014 --- Lallemand Health Solutions has introduced the latest addition to its portfolio of probiotic offers with the launch of ORAL HEALTH solutions. This new offer combines proprietary documented probiotic strains and adapted dosage forms and formulation capabilities to design custom oral health solutions to maintain the oral microflora balance and support oral health.

Bifodan A/S Introduces Portfolio of Innovative Probiotic Solutions

11 Nov 2013 --- With ProDenta, KIDS-ProDenta and ProFresh, Bifodan A/S is introducing a portfolio of innovative probiotic solutions, designed specifically to support oral health.

New Research Shows Cheese May Prevent Cavities

06 Jun 2013 --- Consuming dairy products is vital to maintaining good overall health, and it's especially important to bone health. But there has been little research about how dairy products affect oral health in particular.