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Polyphenols have a positive impact on the overall health of the oral cavity. They can be found in different drinks that are plant-based such as tea, coffee or products containing cocoa. They can be found in plant-based foods like fruits and vegetables. Polyphenols are able to reduce the cariogenic process is what makes them have such an importance in oral health. They play a role in systemic health. The studies provided evidence that polyphenols are able to reduce caries in individuals who are frequently consuming them.
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Dupont, Sara; Garceau, Sadie; Jones, Sydney; and Chalmers, Debra, "Pour Me Some Polyphenols" (2021). Dental Hygiene Student Research Posters. 15.