Svante Twetman

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Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. ncbi Effect of xylitol-containing chewing gums on lactic acid production in dental plaque from caries active pre-school children
    Svante Twetman
    Department of Odontology Paediatric Dentistry, Faculty of Medicine and Odontology, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Oral Health Prev Dent 1:195-9. 2003
  2. ncbi Antimicrobials in future caries control? A review with special reference to chlorhexidine treatment
    Svante Twetman
    Department of Odontology, Pediatric Dentistry, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Caries Res 38:223-9. 2004
  3. ncbi Caries incidence in young type 1 diabetes mellitus patients in relation to metabolic control and caries-associated risk factors
    S Twetman
    Paediatric Dentistry and Cariology, Department of Odontology, Umea University, Sweden
    Caries Res 36:31-5. 2002
  4. ncbi Caries risk assessment as a predictor of metabolic control in young Type 1 diabetics
    S Twetman
    Department of Odontology, Paediatric Dentistry, Faculty of Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Diabet Med 22:312-5. 2005
  5. ncbi Caries-preventive effect of fluoride toothpaste: a systematic review
    Svante Twetman
    Department of Odontology, Pediatric Dentistry, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Acta Odontol Scand 61:347-55. 2003
  6. ncbi Dental plaque formation and salivary mutans streptococci in schoolchildren after use of xylitol-containing chewing gum
    Pernilla Lif Holgerson
    Department of Odontology, Paediatric Dentistry, Faculty of Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Int J Paediatr Dent 17:79-85. 2007
  7. ncbi Caries-preventive effect of sodium fluoride mouthrinses: a systematic review of controlled clinical trials
    Svante Twetman
    Department of Odontology, Pediatric Dentistry, Faculty of Medicine, Umea University, SE 901 87 Umea, Sweden
    Acta Odontol Scand 62:223-30. 2004
  8. ncbi Decreased salivary uptake of [14C]-xylitol after a four-week xylitol chewing gum regimen
    Pernilla Lif Holgerson
    Department of Odontology, Pediatric Dentistry, Faculty of Medicine, Umea University, Sweden
    Oral Health Prev Dent 5:313-9. 2007
  9. doi Effect of xylitol and xylitol-fluoride lozenges on approximal caries development in high-caries-risk children
    Christina Stecksén-Blicks
    Department of Odontology, Paediatric Dentistry, Faculty of Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Int J Paediatr Dent 18:170-7. 2008
  10. ncbi Effect of xylitol-containing chewing gums on interdental plaque-pH in habitual xylitol consumers
    Pernilla Lif Holgerson
    Department of Odontology, Pediatric Dentistry, Faculty of Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Acta Odontol Scand 63:233-8. 2005

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  1. ncbi Effect of xylitol-containing chewing gums on lactic acid production in dental plaque from caries active pre-school children
    Svante Twetman
    Department of Odontology Paediatric Dentistry, Faculty of Medicine and Odontology, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Oral Health Prev Dent 1:195-9. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the lactic acid concentration in supragingival plaque from caries-active pre-school children after a short-term use of either xylitol- or sorbitol-containing chewing gums...
  2. ncbi Antimicrobials in future caries control? A review with special reference to chlorhexidine treatment
    Svante Twetman
    Department of Odontology, Pediatric Dentistry, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Caries Res 38:223-9. 2004
    ..In conclusion, the evidence from the recent literature was inconclusive for the use of CHX varnishes for caries prevention in risk groups...
  3. ncbi Caries incidence in young type 1 diabetes mellitus patients in relation to metabolic control and caries-associated risk factors
    S Twetman
    Paediatric Dentistry and Cariology, Department of Odontology, Umea University, Sweden
    Caries Res 36:31-5. 2002
    ..0). The findings suggest that the level of metabolic control and traditional caries risk markers are important factors for caries development in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus...
  4. ncbi Caries risk assessment as a predictor of metabolic control in young Type 1 diabetics
    S Twetman
    Department of Odontology, Paediatric Dentistry, Faculty of Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Diabet Med 22:312-5. 2005
    ..To investigate the relationship between caries risk and glucosylated haemoglobin and to evaluate the use of a computerized caries risk assessment program as a predictor of metabolic control in schoolchildren with Type 1 diabetes mellitus...
  5. ncbi Caries-preventive effect of fluoride toothpaste: a systematic review
    Svante Twetman
    Department of Odontology, Pediatric Dentistry, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Acta Odontol Scand 61:347-55. 2003
    ..In conclusion, this review reinforced the importance of daily toothbrushing with fluoridated toothpastes for preventing dental caries, although long-term studies in age groups other than children and adolescents are still lacking...
  6. ncbi Dental plaque formation and salivary mutans streptococci in schoolchildren after use of xylitol-containing chewing gum
    Pernilla Lif Holgerson
    Department of Odontology, Paediatric Dentistry, Faculty of Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Int J Paediatr Dent 17:79-85. 2007
    ..A second aim was to explore if the possible effects differed between children with and without caries experience...
  7. ncbi Caries-preventive effect of sodium fluoride mouthrinses: a systematic review of controlled clinical trials
    Svante Twetman
    Department of Odontology, Pediatric Dentistry, Faculty of Medicine, Umea University, SE 901 87 Umea, Sweden
    Acta Odontol Scand 62:223-30. 2004
    ..The need for further clinical trials to elucidate the effect of FMRs in risk patients and older adults is emphasized...
  8. ncbi Decreased salivary uptake of [14C]-xylitol after a four-week xylitol chewing gum regimen
    Pernilla Lif Holgerson
    Department of Odontology, Pediatric Dentistry, Faculty of Medicine, Umea University, Sweden
    Oral Health Prev Dent 5:313-9. 2007
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  9. doi Effect of xylitol and xylitol-fluoride lozenges on approximal caries development in high-caries-risk children
    Christina Stecksén-Blicks
    Department of Odontology, Paediatric Dentistry, Faculty of Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Int J Paediatr Dent 18:170-7. 2008
    ..To evaluate the effect of xylitol- and xylitol/fluoride-containing lozenges on approximal caries development in young adolescents with high caries risk...
  10. ncbi Effect of xylitol-containing chewing gums on interdental plaque-pH in habitual xylitol consumers
    Pernilla Lif Holgerson
    Department of Odontology, Pediatric Dentistry, Faculty of Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Acta Odontol Scand 63:233-8. 2005
    ..The aim was to investigate the effect of high and low amounts of xylitol on the interdental plaque-pH, directly and after sucrose challenge, in schoolchildren with habitual consumption...
  11. ncbi Caries risk profiles in two-year-old children from northern Sweden
    Christina Stecksén-Blicks
    Department of Odontology, Pediatric Dentistry, Faculty of Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Oral Health Prev Dent 5:215-21. 2007
    ..To investigate existing caries risk factors in preschool children and to illustrate their caries risk profiles graphically with aid of a computer-based program...
  12. ncbi Lactic acid formation in supragingival dental plaque after schoolchildren's intake of fluoridated milk
    Kristina Engström
    Department of Odontology Pediatric Dentistry, Faculty and Odontology, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Oral Health Prev Dent 2:13-7. 2004
    ..Milk can be used as vehicle for fluoride administration. The aim of this study was to investigate the lactic acid formation in dental plaque after daily intake of fluoridated milk...
  13. doi Validation of an age-modified caries risk assessment program (Cariogram) in preschool children
    Pernilla Lif Holgerson
    Department of Odontology, Faculty of Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Acta Odontol Scand 67:106-12. 2009
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  14. ncbi Effect of xylitol on mutans streptococci and lactic acid formation in saliva and plaque from adolescents and young adults with fixed orthodontic appliances
    Christina Stecksén-Blicks
    Department of Odontology, Pediatric Dentistry, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Eur J Oral Sci 112:244-8. 2004
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  15. ncbi Fluoride concentration in saliva after consumption of a dinner meal prepared with fluoridated salt
    J Hedman
    Department of Odontology, Pediatric Dentistry, Faculty of Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Caries Res 40:158-62. 2006
    ..05) for 30 min after ingestion of the test meal but not following the control meal. In conclusion, consumption of a dinner meal prepared with fluoridated salt increased the salivary fluoride levels for about 30 min...
  16. ncbi Fluoride levels in saliva and dental plaque after consumption of snacks prepared with fluoridated salt
    H Bjornstrom
    Department of Odontology, Paediatric Dentistry, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Eur J Paediatr Dent 5:41-5. 2004
    ..To determine the concentration of fluoride in saliva and supragingival dental plaque at designated time intervals after consumption of snacks prepared with a standardised amount of fluoridated salt...
  17. ncbi Caries distribution in the dentition and significant caries index in Swedish 4-year-old children 1980-2002
    Christina Stecksén-Blicks
    Department of Odontology, Pediatric Dentistry, Faculty of Medicine, Umea University, SE 901 87 Umea, Sweden
    Oral Health Prev Dent 4:209-14. 2006
    ..To analyse possible changes in the severity and distribution of dental caries within the dentition in five groups of 4-year-old children examined with the same methods and criteria between 1980 and 2002...
  18. pmc Growth inhibition of oral mutans streptococci and candida by commercial probiotic lactobacilli--an in vitro study
    Pamela Hasslöf
    Paediatric Dentistry, Department of Odontology, Faculty of Medicine, Umea University, S 901 85 Umea, Sweden
    BMC Oral Health 10:18. 2010
    ..The aim of the study was to investigate the ability of a selection of lactobacilli strains, used in commercially available probiotic products, to inhibit growth of oral mutans streptococci and C. albicans in vitro...
  19. ncbi Mutans streptococci colonization and longitudinal caries detection with laser fluorescence in fissures of newly erupted 1st permanent molars
    Pernilla Lundberg
    Department of Odontology, Faculty of Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Acta Odontol Scand 65:189-93. 2007
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  20. ncbi Caries-preventive effectiveness of a fluoride varnish: a randomized controlled trial in adolescents with fixed orthodontic appliances
    C Stecksen-Blicks
    Department of Odontology, Paediatric Dentistry, Faculty of Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Caries Res 41:455-9. 2007
    ..Application of fluoride varnish should be advocated as a routine measure in orthodontic practice...
  21. ncbi Xylitol concentration in saliva and dental plaque after use of various xylitol-containing products
    P Lif Holgerson
    Department of Odontology, Pediatric Dentistry, Faculty of Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Caries Res 40:393-7. 2006
    ..05) during the entire 30-min follow-up. In conclusion, commonly advocated xylitol-containing products gave elevated concentrations of xylitol in unstimulated whole saliva and dental plaque for at least 8 min after intake...
  22. doi Effect of long-term consumption of milk supplemented with probiotic lactobacilli and fluoride on dental caries and general health in preschool children: a cluster-randomized study
    C Stecksen-Blicks
    Department of Odontology, Paediatric Dentistry, Faculty of Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Caries Res 43:374-81. 2009
    ..It is concluded that daily consumption of milk containing probiotic bacteria and fluoride reduced caries in preschool children with a prevented fraction of 75%. Additional beneficial health effects were evident...
  23. ncbi Use of radiography in public dental care for children and adolescents in northern Sweden
    Catarina Falk Kieri
    Department of Odontology, Paediatric Dentistry, Faculty of Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Swed Dent J 33:141-8. 2009
    ..During preschool ages, bitewing radiographs were taken in less than 10% of the children. Children treated at specialist clinics in orthodontics displayed higher number of radiographic examinations than non-referred children (p<0.01)...
  24. ncbi Fluoride concentration in supragingival dental plaque after a single intake or habitual consumption of fluoridated milk
    Kristina Engström
    Department of Odontology, Pediatric Dentistry, Umea University, Sweden
    Acta Odontol Scand 60:311-4. 2002
    ..In conclusion, the findings support the suggestion that milk is a suitable vehicle for local fluoride administration into the oral cavity, also when consumed together with a meal...
  25. ncbi Caries prevalence in children with cleft lip and palate--a systematic review of case-control studies
    Pamela Hasslöf
    Department of Odontology, Pediatic Dentistry, Faculty of Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Int J Paediatr Dent 17:313-9. 2007
    ..To conduct a systematic review of literature in order to examine the evidence of an increased prevalence of dental caries in children with cleft lip and palate (CLP)...
  26. doi Sugar fermentation in probiotic bacteria--an in vitro study
    M Hedberg
    Department of Odontology, Oral Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweeden
    Oral Microbiol Immunol 23:482-5. 2008
    ..Food supplemented with probiotic bacteria is a rapidly growing sector of the market. The aim of the present study was to evaluate and compare the acid production of selected probiotic strains available in commercial products...
  27. ncbi Effect of a dental cream containing amorphous cream phosphate complexes on white spot lesion regression assessed by laser fluorescence
    Anita Andersson
    Department of Orthodontics, Public Dental Service, Skansgatan 1B, SE 302 46 Halmstad, Sweden
    Oral Health Prev Dent 5:229-33. 2007
    ..To investigate and compare the effects of a dental cream containing complexes of casein phosphoprotein-amorphous calcium phosphate (CPP-ACP) and fluoride mouthwashes on the regression of white spot lesions (WSL)...
  28. ncbi Effect of a triclosan-containing dental gel on the levels of prostaglandin I2 and interleukin-1beta in gingival crevicular fluid from adolescents with fixed orthodontic appliances
    Kerstin Sköld-Larsson
    Department of Orthodontics, Medical and Dental Centre, Halmstad, Sweden
    Acta Odontol Scand 61:193-6. 2003
    ..In conclusion, the present study did not reveal any beneficial cffects of the triclosan-containing gel regimen on mild gingivitis in adolescents with fixed orthodontic appliances...
  29. doi Short-term effect of ice-cream containing Bifidobacterium lactis Bb-12 on the number of salivary mutans streptococci and lactobacilli
    Esber Caglar
    Department of Paediatric Dentistry, Dental School, Yeditepe University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Acta Odontol Scand 66:154-8. 2008
    ..The aim of the present study was to examine whether or not short-term consumption of ice-cream containing bifidobacteria can affect the salivary levels of mutans streptococci and lactobacilli in young adults...
  30. ncbi Salivary mutans streptococci and lactobacilli levels after ingestion of the probiotic bacterium Lactobacillus reuteri ATCC 55730 by straws or tablets
    Esber Caglar
    Department of Paediatric Dentistry, Dental School, Yeditepe University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Acta Odontol Scand 64:314-8. 2006
    ....
  31. doi Outcome of an oral health outreach programme for preschool children in a low socioeconomic multicultural area
    Inger Wennhall
    Public Dental Service, Region Skåne, Malmo, Sweden
    Int J Paediatr Dent 18:84-90. 2008
    ..Despite a significant reduction in the prevalence of dental caries, childhood tooth decay is still a public health problem in both developed and developing countries...
  32. ncbi Effect of yogurt with Bifidobacterium DN-173 010 on salivary mutans streptococci and lactobacilli in young adults
    Esber Caglar
    Department of Paediatric Dentistry, Dental School, Yeditepe University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Acta Odontol Scand 63:317-20. 2005
    ..A similar trend was seen for lactobacilli, but this decrease failed to reach statistical significance. In conclusion, probiotic bifidobacteria in yogurt may reduce the levels of selected caries-associated microorganisms in saliva...
  33. ncbi Interdental mutans streptococci suppression in vivo: a comparison of different chlorhexidine regimens in relation to restorative material
    Siegward D Heintze
    Ivoclar, Schaan, Liechtenstein, Sweden
    Am J Dent 15:103-8. 2002
    ..To evaluate the suppressive effect of four different chlorhexidine (CHX) regimens on the interdental levels of mutans streptococci (MS) on enamel and various restorative materials in a group of adults...
  34. ncbi Caries prevalence in 3-year-old children living in a low socio-economic multicultural urban area in southern Sweden
    Inger Wennhall
    Public Dental Health Service, Malmo University, Malmo, Sweden
    Swed Dent J 26:167-72. 2002
    ..Thus, early childhood caries may still be a public health problem in certain groups, which calls for collective preventive measures to be re-instituted...
  35. ncbi Evidence for the efficacy of various methods of treating white-spot lesions after debonding of fixed orthodontic appliances
    Fredrik Bergstrand
    Department of Orthodontics, University of Southern California, USA
    J Clin Orthod 37:19-21. 2003
  36. ncbi Dietary factors in the prevention of dental caries: a systematic review
    Peter Lingström
    Department of Cariology, Faculty of Odontology, Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Acta Odontol Scand 61:331-40. 2003
    ..The review dearly demonstrates the need for well-designed randomized clinical studies with adequate control groups and high compliance...
  37. ncbi Economic evaluation of dental caries prevention: a systematic review
    Carina Källestål
    National Institute of Public Health, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Odontol Scand 61:341-6. 2003
    ..The scarcity of well-conducted studies, as well as contradictory evidence in the reviewed articles, makes it difficult to judge the health-economic effect of the studied caries-prevention methods...
  38. ncbi Chlorhexidine concentration in saliva after topical treatment with an antibacterial dental varnish
    Eugenio Brambilla
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, University of Milan, School of Dentistry, Italy
    Am J Dent 17:196-8. 2004
    ..To evaluate the salivary levels of chlorhexidine (CHX) after a single professional treatment with an antibacterial dental varnish (Cervitec) containing 1% CHX and 1% thymol...
  39. ncbi Composition of the salivary microflora during habitual consumption of fluoridated milk
    Kristina Engström
    Oral and Maxillo Facial Unit, Lanssjukhuset, Halmstad, Sweden
    Acta Odontol Scand 62:143-6. 2004
    ..In conclusion, this study was unable to disclose any significant alteration of the composition of the salivary microflora following daily intake of fluoridated milk...
  40. ncbi Effect of combined caries-preventive methods: a systematic review of controlled clinical trials
    Susanna Axelsson
    The Swedish Council on Technology Assessment in Health Care, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Odontol Scand 62:163-9. 2004
    ..No conclusion could be drawn regarding the evidence for combinations of treatments being effective for groups at high caries risk, as the results from the identified clinical studies were conflicting...
  41. ncbi Professional fluoride varnish treatment for caries control: a systematic review of clinical trials
    Lars G Petersson
    Department of Community and Preventive Dentistry, Oral Maxillo facial Unit, Central Hosptial, Halmstad, Sweden
    Acta Odontol Scand 62:170-6. 2004
    ..This systematic review reinforces the need for future dinical research of high quality, incorporating modern concepts of dinical performance and evaluation to assess dental caries control using professional fluoride varnish...
  42. ncbi Comparing caries risk factors and risk profiles between children and elderly
    Gunnel Hänsel Petersson
    Department of Cariology, Faculty of Odontology, Malmo University, Malmo, Sweden
    Swed Dent J 28:119-28. 2004
    ..Over all, the risk for caries, as assessed by the Cariogram, was twice as high for the elderly...
  43. ncbi Caries-preventive effect of an oral health program for preschool children in a low socio-economic, multicultural area in Sweden: results after one year
    Inger Wennhall
    Public Dental Service, Region Skåne, Malmo, Sweden
    Acta Odontol Scand 63:163-7. 2005
    ..5 (95% CI 1.8-3.4) and the number needed to treat (NNT) 4.6. In conclusion, this study demonstrated that the oral health program significantly affected the prevalence of caries and various risk factors for caries development...
  44. ncbi Preventive periodontal regimen in Papillon-Lefèvre syndrome
    Christer Ullbro
    Department of Dentistry, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Pediatr Dent 27:226-32. 2005
    ....
  45. ncbi Effect of topical applications of a chlorhexidine/thymol-containing varnish on fissure caries assessed by laser fluorescence
    Kerstin Sköld-Larsson
    Department of Orthodontics, Maxillofacial Unit, County Hospital, Halmstad, Sweden
    Acta Odontol Scand 62:339-42. 2004
    ....
  46. ncbi Salivary buffer capacity in relation to menarche and progesterone levels in saliva from adolescent girls: a longitudinal study
    Katarina Bruno-Ambrosius
    Public Dental Clinic, Falkenberg, Sweden
    Acta Odontol Scand 62:269-72. 2004
    ..In conclusion, the findings of this study suggest that the salivary buffer capacity may be impaired over the adolescent years in females, but the reason remains unclear...
  47. ncbi Salivary mutans streptococci and dental caries in three-year-old children after maternal exposure to chewing gums containing combinations of xylitol, sorbitol, chlorhexidine, and fluoride
    Ingrid Thorild
    Public Dental Clinic, Varberg, Sweden
    Acta Odontol Scand 62:245-50. 2004
    ..The efficiency of this type of targeted intervention in a low-caries community may be questioned...
  48. ncbi Effect of maternal use of chewing gums containing xylitol, chlorhexidine or fluoride on mutans streptococci colonization in the mothers' infant children
    Ingrid Thorild
    Public Dental Clinic, Varberg, Sweden
    Oral Health Prev Dent 1:53-7. 2003
    ..The aim was to evaluate the effect of maternal use of chewing gums containing xylitol, chlorhexidine/xylitol or fluoride on the prevalence of mutans streptococci (MS) in the mothers' 18-month-old offsprings...
  49. ncbi Effect of a hydrophobic tooth coating on gingival health, mutans streptococci, and enamel demineralization in adolescents with fixed orthodontic appliances
    Ann Charlott Fornell
    Department of Orthodontics, Medical and Dental Health Center, Halmstad, Sweden
    Acta Odontol Scand 60:37-41. 2002
    ..In conclusion, the present findings did not support a clinically beneficial effect of the polymeric tooth coating in a low-caries group of adolescents treated with fixed orthodontic appliances...
  50. ncbi Caries-preventive effect of fissure sealants: a systematic review
    Ingegerd Mejare
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Eastman Dental Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Odontol Scand 61:321-30. 2003
    ..Overall, there remains a need for further trials of high quality, particularly in child populations with a low and a high caries risk, respectively...
  51. ncbi Probiotics and oral health effects in children
    Svante Twetman
    Department of Cariology and Endodontics, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Paediatr Dent 18:3-10. 2008
    ..Probiotics are living micro-organisms added to food which beneficially affect the host by improving its intestinal microbial balance...
  52. ncbi Attitudes to oral health among adolescents with high caries risk
    Kerstin Hattne
    Public Dental Clinic, Varberg, Sweden
    Acta Odontol Scand 65:206-13. 2007
    ..To explore and describe attitudes to oral health among adolescents with high caries risk...
  53. ncbi Population- vs. risk-based applications of fissure sealants in first permanent molars: a 13-year follow-up
    Monica Benteke
    Public Dental Service, County of Halland, Sweden
    Oral Health Prev Dent 4:151-6. 2006
    ..To evaluate and compare the long-term outcome of a population-based and a risk-based strategy of applying fissure sealants in newly erupted first permanent molars...