Dental Health

Dental caries is still one of the most prevalent conditions worldwide. The breakdown of sugars and carbohydrates by oral bacteria plays a key role, whereby resulting acids initiate tooth demineralisation and eventually tooth decay (dental caries) over time.

Isomaltulose is no substrate for use by oral plaque bacteria, it is a carbohydrate and sugar that it kind to teeth. Its dental properties have been confirmed in plaque pH telemetry studies, and established with a corresponding health claims in the US. Isomaltulose is a toothfriendly alternative to regular sugars.

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Dental caries

Dental caries is still one of the most prevalent diseases worldwide. According to WHO (2018), the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016 estimated that 2.4 billion people worldwide suffer from caries of permanent teeth, and 486 million children suffer from caries of primary teeth. (WHO 2018)

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Isomaltulose is kind to teeth

Isomaltulose is no substrate for use by oral plaque bacteria. Hence, it does not promote demineralization and subsequent tooth decay, it has been established as “kind to teeth” or “toothfriendly”. This is rather unique for a sugar-like carbohydrate, since usually toothfriendly carbohydrates are not fully digestible carbohydrates (e.g. polyols), and do not provide the full carbohydrate energy in human nutrition.

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