Blog New Research in Childhood Cavities
It turns out that bacteria are not the only threat to children’s teeth. A recent study reveals that both the bacteria called Streptococcus mutans and the fungus Candida albicans work together to cause dental caries in early childhood. A sugar-rich diet causes the bacteria and fungus to become more active and increases the instances of cavities.
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