Tagged: Streptococcus mutans and dental caries

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Grape Pomace Helps Prevent Cavities

Japanese researchers have discovered that wild grape pomace – the pulp, seeds and skin of the grape left after juicing – inhibits the bacteria known for causing dental caries, Streptococcus mutans. The laboratory research, led by the Iwate Biotechnology Research Center in Kitakami,...