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New Mint May Reduce Cavities In Kids

From the beginning of time, it seems, it's been hard to train children to brush their teeth. But a new mint may take at least some of the pressure off.
A study published in the Journal of Clinical Dentistry suggests chewing a special mint can also dramatically reduce cavities in children. The study shows children who were administered the mint, called BasicMints, had 62 percent fewer cavities in their molars after one year compared to children in the placebo group.

The mint contains CaviStat, which is designed to mimic the cavity fighting benefits of saliva by neutralizing harmful plaque acids and simultaneously promoting the remineralization of the tooth structure.
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replied May 7th, 2008
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Thanks for sharing.
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