Xylitol consumption by pregnant women might have positive effects on their children, according to a report in Evidenced-Based Dentistry.

Nature.com stated that in 11 studies published between 2000 and 2012, involving a total of 601 patients:

“Xylitol consumption by mothers with high Mutans Streptococci (MS) levels was associated with a significant reduction in the mother-to-child transmission of salivary Mutans Streptococci.”

Does maternal use of xylitol gum reduce transmission of oral bacteria and prevent caries? Read the full report at: http://www.nature.com/ebd/journal/v16/n2/full/6401090a.html?WT.mc_id=TWT_The_BDJ

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