Assessing the acidity and total sugar content of four different commercially available beverages commonly consumed by children and its time-dependent effect on plaque and salivary pH

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Abhishek Jha; G Radha; R Rekha; S K Pallavi;
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications
  • Journal: Journal of Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry (issn: 2319-5932, eissn: 2350-0484)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.4103/2319-5932.159065
  • Subject: Dental caries | plaque pH | salivary pH | sugared beverages | Dentistry | RK1-715

Introduction: Sugared beverages such as cola, packaged juice, are known for cariogenicity their intake leads to the immediate drop in plaque and salivary pH, which can be an etiologic factor for dental caries. Objective: The objective was to assess the endogenous acidit... View more
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