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Oral Probiotics on the Market

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Here are some of the oral probiotic products that have come on the market so far.

Product name: ProBiora3 (found in EvoraPro, Probiotic Smile)
Company: Oragenic (USA)
Origin of strain(s): Human teeth/gums
Status of bacteria: Live
Supports tooth health: Yes
Supports gum health: Yes
Supports throat health: No

Product name: Prodentis (found in GUM Perio-Balance)
Company: BioGaia (Sweden)
Origin of strain(s): Dairy/human gut
Status of bacteria: Live
Supports tooth health: No
Supports gum health: Yes
Supports throat health: No

Product name: BLIS K12 (found in TheraBreath, Bio-Guard, Throat Defense, other brands)
Company: BLIS Technologies (New Zealand)
Origin of strain(s): Human saliva
Status of bacteria: Live
Supports tooth health: No
Supports gum health: No
Supports throat health: Yes

Product name: Pro-t-action
Company: OranaoBalance/BASF (Germany)
Origin of strain(s): Dairy/human gut
Status of bacteria: Dead (binds to harmful bacteria)
Supports tooth health: Yes
Supports gum health: No
Supports throat health: No

Note: The information in this table was provided by the manufacturers of these products.

 

 

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