Table 2

Study 2: 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

Syrup 2.67 g


Baseline

2.02 (0.60)

2.19 (0.64)

2.01 (0.43)

1 min

1.61 (0.26)

1st – 1.66 (0.48)

2nd – 3.27 (0.96)

1.98 (0.73)

2 min

2.87 (1.35)

1.87 (0.60)

3.45 (1.76)

3 min

1.83 (1.00)

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4 min

8.20 (4.20)

7.03 (4.00)

2.50 (1.47)

5 min

5.93 (3.91)

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6 min

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4.96 (1.49)

6.01 (3.62)

7 min

1.73 (0.33)

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8 min

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1.66 (0.64)

6.61 (3.71)

9 min

2.54 (1.01)

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10 min

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2.15 (0.56)

1.98 (0.68)

11 min

3.69 (1.81)

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12 min

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3.33 (0.83)

2.06 (0.37)

13 min

10.12 (3.15)

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14 min

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8.97 (3.28)

3.51 (1.21)

15 min

2.40 (1.05)

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16 min

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2.40 (0.97)

8.29 (3.54)

18 min

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2.45 (0.95)


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

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