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Scholars Journal of Dental Sciences | Volume-2 | Issue-04
An Apple a Day Keeps the Dentist Away: Fact or Fiction? (A Brief Review on Effects of Apple on Oral Health)
Parisa Soltani
Published: April 28, 2023 | 259 245
DOI: 10.36347/sjds.2015.v02i04.007
Pages: 293-295
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Abstract
Abstract: Apples comprise an important part of everyday diet. This fruit contains micronutrients such as vitamins, calcium, zinc, and fluoride. Moreover, apples contain a high percentage of dietary fiber. Apple is also rich in phytochemicals which act as antioxidants. This fruit is considered to be beneficial for overall health. But are apples effective in preserving oral health? This brief review provides some information regarding effects of apple consumption on oral and dental health.