Journal of
Dentistry and Oral Hygiene

  • Abbreviation: J. Dent. Oral Hyg.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2472
  • DOI: 10.5897/JDOH
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 137

Table of Content: July-December 2020; 12(2)

August 2020

Evaluating the erosive effect of sour candy on human tooth enamel

The radical increase in consumption of acidic (sour) candies amongst children and teenagers is considered a significant public health concern. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the erosive potential of sour candy in comparison with their regular counterparts at different exposure times. Sixteen prepared tooth samples were randomly assigned into four groups, namely: sour candy (n=8), regular candy (n=8); each of...

Author(s): Lesley Sebastian Naidoo, Stanley Chibuzor Onwubu, Nelisha Murugan, Karin Pruessner and Shenuka Singh