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Probiotics and Oral Malodor

Nitish Bhat, Nandini Bhardwaj, Abhiney Puri, Rajat Nangia

Citation Information : Bhat N, Bhardwaj N, Puri A, Nangia R. Probiotics and Oral Malodor. J Health Sci Res 2019; 10 (2):31-34.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10042-1078

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 03-11-2020

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2019; The Author(s).


The efficacy of probiotics or the viable bacteria specifically in the oral cavity with proven health benefits acts as a natural approach against the naturally developing microbiome imbalance and is enormously popular worldwide. To put a stop to oral diseases, probiotics bring to us an imperative concept of biological changes in microbial flora. Various clinical studies reveal the reduction in the concentration of bacteria causing dental caries, halitosis, and periodontitis. The prevention and control of oral malodor or halitosis is spotlighted as it unswervingly affects the communal life in polygenic unfavorable ways. This paper evaluates the present acquaintance, etiology, verdict, and promising management approaches for oral malodor with probiotics.

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