The Effect of Food Hardness on the Development of Dental Caries in Alloxan-Induced Diabetic Rats

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Nakahara, Yutaka ; Sano, Tomoya ; Kodama, Yasushi ; Ozaki, Kiyokazu ; Matsuura, Tetsuro (2013)
  • Publisher: Hindawi Publishing Corporation
  • Journal: Journal of Diabetes Research, volume 2,013 (issn: 2314-6745, eissn: 2314-6753)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1155/2013/787084, pmc: PMC3674722
  • Subject: Research Article | RC648-665 | Diseases of the endocrine glands. Clinical endocrinology | Article Subject
    mesheuropmc: stomatognathic diseases

We have previously shown that dental caries may be produced in diabetic rodent models fed with noncariogenic standard diets; however, many studies usually add large amounts of sugar to the diet to induce dental caries. Moreover, the physical properties of cariogenic die... View more
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