Xylitol for the Ages

Author : Dental Product Shopper
Published Date 03/08/2011
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From broken teeth to decay to large quantities of biofilm on teeth, Angie Stone, RDH, BS, and Shirley Gutkowski, RDH, BSDH, saw a plethora of oral care problems in the residents of a long-term care facility that they visited for their 2008 pilot study. ?The amount of biofilm on their teeth was unbelievable,?? said Gutkowski. On the second day of 3 half-day seminars at Xlear?s 3rd Educational Conference on Xylitol, Stone and Gutkowski shared the results of this pilot study??Xylitol in dependent adults??and their recommendations about incorporating xylitol into the daily oral care of long-term care residents From broken teeth to decay to large quantities of biofilm on teeth, Angie Stone, RDH, BS, and Shirley Gutkowski, RDH, BSDH, saw a plethora of oral care problems in the residents of a long-term care facility that they visited for their 2008 pilot study. ?The amount of biofilm on their teeth was unbelievable,?? said Gutkowski. On the second day of 3 half-day seminars at Xlear?s 3rd Educational Conference on Xylitol, Stone and Gutkowski shared the results of this pilot study??Xylitol in dependent adults??and their recommendations about incorporating xylitol into the daily oral care of long-term care residents
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