Protective Effect of Milk Against in vitro Caries

B. G. Bibby, C. T. Huang, D. Zero, S. A. Mundorff, M. F. Little

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Additions of milk solids to laboratory “cakes” made of sucrose and starch reduced in vitro (Orofax) “caries” and the dissolution of granular enamel, but increased the amounts of fermentation acids produced. Withdrawal of the milk component of ice cream, yogurt, and chocolate milk resulted in increased Orofax “caries.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1565-1570
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of dental research
Issue number10
StatePublished - Oct 1980


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dentistry(all)

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Bibby, B. G., Huang, C. T., Zero, D., Mundorff, S. A., & Little, M. F. (1980). Protective Effect of Milk Against in vitro Caries. Journal of dental research, 59(10), 1565-1570.