Table 1

Study 1: Salivary xylitol concentrations ((μg/mL) over time; mean (SD)) after using xylitol-containing products (N = 15)

Time

Pellet chewing gum 3 pieces × 0.85

Gummy bear 2 pieces × 1.3 g

Stick chewing gum 2 pieces × 1.5 g


Baseline

2.06 (0.74)

1.55 (0.53)

1.55 (0.39)

1 min

1.72 (0.86)

1st – 2.19 (1.11)

2nd – 3.30 (1.58)

2.06 (2.08)

2 min

3.54 (3.89)

2.24 (1.39)

2.96 (2.28)

3 min

2.07 (0.98)

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2.16 (1.10)

4 min

10.22 (3.65)

10.87 (2.18)

8.97 (3.03)

5 min

3.59 (2.88)

3.14 (1.30)

6 min

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2.87 (1.56)

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7 min

1.75 (.47)

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1.60 (0.55)

8 min

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1.42 (0.49)

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9 min

2.10 (1.07)

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2.15 (0.99)

10 min

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1.90 (0.62)

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11 min

2.62 (2.25)

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2.43 (0.62)

12 min

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2.33 (0.96)

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13 min

6.37 (4.41)

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5.18 (2.60)

14 min

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5.66 (2.86)

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15 min

2.45 (1.65)

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2.03 (0.67)

16 min

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2.27 (0.76)

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Riedy et al. BMC Oral Health 2008 8:5   doi:10.1186/1472-6831-8-5

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