Update on Sugar Alcohols and Their Role in Caries Prevention
Here’s what the evidence says about the potential oral health benefits of commonly used sugar alcohols.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Provide the definition of a sugar alcohol.
- Identify the different types of sugar alcohols.
- Discuss the research behind the use of sugar alcohols in caries prevention.
This course was issued in July 2016 issue and expires 7/31/19. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.