dental deposits


Summary: Accumulations of microflora that lead to pathological plaque and calculus which cause PERIODONTAL DISEASES. It can be considered a type of BIOFILMS. It is subtly distinguished from the protective DENTAL PELLICLE.

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  1. Scotti R, Kantorski K, Monaco C, Valandro L, Ciocca L, Bottino M. SEM evaluation of in situ early bacterial colonization on a Y-TZP ceramic: a pilot study. Int J Prosthodont. 2007;20:419-22 pubmed
    ..However, glazed surfaces tended to accumulate more biofilm, and brushing did not completely remove the biofilm. Polished surfaces seem to present a lower tendency for biofilm formation...
  2. Yamada Y, Hossain M, Shimizu Y, Kimura Y, Masuda Y, Nakamura Y, et al. Analysis of surface roughness and microleakage of fissure sealants following organic debris removal with Carisolv. J Dent. 2008;36:130-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Carisolv-treated surfaces especially when subjected to acid-etching might facilitate good adaptation of sealant to enamel, because of an increase in surface roughness and favorable surface characteristics. ..
  3. David V, Staley R, Bigelow H, Jakobsen J. Remnant amount and cleanup for 3 adhesives after debracketing. Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop. 2002;121:291-6 pubmed
    ..The graph of a newly introduced qualitative method better reflected the area data. Weighing may be a useful method for quantifying remnant adhesive. ..
  4. Nagarajan S, Pushpanjali K. Self-assessed and clinically diagnosed periodontal health status among patients visiting the outpatient department of a dental school in Bangalore, India. Indian J Dent Res. 2008;19:243-6 pubmed
    ..The awareness of the periodontal problems has been reported to increase with increasing severity of the disease due to the destructive changes that set in. ..
  5. Liljemark W, Bloomquist C. Human oral microbial ecology and dental caries and periodontal diseases. Crit Rev Oral Biol Med. 1996;7:180-98 pubmed
    ..Bacterial interactions with saliva, nutritional factors, growth factors, and microbial physiologic processes are all involved in the overall process of microbial colonization. ..
  6. Braun A, Dehn C, Krause F, Jepsen S. Short-term clinical effects of adjunctive antimicrobial photodynamic therapy in periodontal treatment: a randomized clinical trial. J Clin Periodontol. 2008;35:877-84 pubmed publisher
    ..05), with no difference between the groups (p>0.05). In patients with chronic periodontitis, clinical outcomes of conventional subgingival debridement can be improved by adjunctive aPDT. ..
  7. Sheen S, Banfield N, Addy M. The effect of unstimulated and stimulated whole saliva on extrinsic staining in vitro--a developmental method. J Dent. 2002;30:365-9 pubmed
    ..Understanding the nature of these differences could provide fundamental information on the very poorly understood process of tooth staining. ..
  8. Ramberg P, Sekino S, Uzel N, Socransky S, Lindhe J. Bacterial colonization during de novo plaque formation. J Clin Periodontol. 2003;30:990-5 pubmed
    ..To determine microbial changes that occur during plaque formation in a dentition free of gingival inflammation...
  9. Amin W, Al Omoush S, Hattab F. Oral health status of workers exposed to acid fumes in phosphate and battery industries in Jordan. Int Dent J. 2001;51:169-74 pubmed
    ..Findings pointed to the need of establishing appropriate educational, preventive and treatment measures coupled with efficient surveillance and environmental monitoring for detection of acid fumes in the workplace atmosphere. ..

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  1. Rice D, Dhabhar D, White D. Laboratory stain removal and abrasion characteristics of a dentifrice based upon a novel silica technology. J Clin Dent. 2001;12:34-7 pubmed
    ..Laboratory studies further demonstrated that the Crest Extra Whitening dentifrice produces dentin and enamel abrasivity similar to conventional silica dentifrices. ..
  2. Steinberg D, Mor C, Dogan H, Zacks B, Rotstein I. Effect of salivary biofilm on the adherence of oral bacteria to bleached and non-bleached restorative material. Dent Mater. 1999;15:14-20 pubmed
    ..The objective of this work was to examine the effect of in vitro salivary biofilm on the adherence of oral bacteria to bleached and non-bleached restorative material (Charisma)...
  3. Simpson A, Shaw L, Smith A. The bio-availability of fluoride from black tea. J Dent. 2001;29:15-21 pubmed
    ..This may lead to local topical effects of the ingested fluoride as well as systemic effects following oral and gastro-intestinal absorption. ..
  4. Mahler D, Adey J, Simms L, Marek M. Influence of liquid films on mercury vapor loss from dental amalgam. Dent Mater. 2002;18:407-12 pubmed
    ..In vitro measurement of Hg vapor emission from abraded surfaces exposed to air should not be used to estimate directly the Hg vapor release from dental amalgam restorations in vivo. ..
  5. Yankell S, Shi X, Emling R, Blatz B, Biesbrock A. Laboratory evaluations of two battery-powered toothbrushes and a manual toothbrush for efficacy and safety. J Clin Dent. 2002;13:187-90 pubmed
    ..In addition, the results support that the new prototype Crest SpinBrush Pro is more effective than the Crest SpinBrush with respect to IAE and predicted plaque removal. ..
  6. Oliveira A, Lima L, Pizzolitto A, Santos Pinto L. Evaluation of the smear layer and hybrid layer in noncarious and carious dentin prepared by air abrasion system and diamond tips. Microsc Res Tech. 2010;73:597-605 pubmed publisher
    ..The ultrasonic tip seems to be a promising tool for carious dentin cavity preparation. ..
  7. Chalmers J, Carter K, Fuss J, Spencer A, Hodge C. Caries experience in existing and new nursing home residents in Adelaide, Australia. Gerodontology. 2002;19:30-40 pubmed
    ..New residents were being admitted to nursing homes with a compromised oral health status. Coronal and root caries increments and incidence were high for existing residents over the one-year period. ..
  8. Leinonen J, Kivela J, Parkkila S, Parkkila A, Rajaniemi H. Salivary carbonic anhydrase isoenzyme VI is located in the human enamel pellicle. Caries Res. 1999;33:185-90 pubmed
    ..The presence of active CA VI in the human enamel pellicle suggests that it may accelerate the removal of acid by functioning locally in the pellicle layer on dental surfaces. ..
  9. Ward S, Czuszak C, Thompson A, Downey M, Collins M. Assessment and maintenance of dental implants: clinical and knowledge-seeking practices of dental hygienists. J Dent Hyg. 2012;86:104-10 pubmed
    ..Most dental hygienists are interested in gaining additional knowledge whether or not their dental hygiene curriculum contained content on dental implants. ..
  10. Yao Y, Lamkin M, Oppenheim F. Pellicle precursor protein crosslinking characterization of an adduct between acidic proline-rich protein (PRP-1) and statherin generated by transglutaminase. J Dent Res. 2000;79:930-8 pubmed
    ..In addition, this finding exemplifies the potential of post-secretory processing of salivary proteins, which may represent an additional mechanism to generate new protein species. ..
  11. Noiri Y, Li L, Yoshimura F, Ebisu S. Localization of Porphyromonas gingivalis-carrying fimbriae in situ in human periodontal pockets. J Dent Res. 2004;83:941-5 pubmed
    ..These findings suggest that P. gingivalis-carrying fimbriae are strongly related to adherence to the root surface at the bottoms of human periodontal pockets. ..
  12. Kowash M, Pinfield A, Smith J, Curzon M. Effectiveness on oral health of a long-term health education programme for mothers with young children. Br Dent J. 2000;188:201-5 pubmed
    ..001). Regular home visits to mothers with infants, commencing at or soon after the time of the eruption of the first deciduous teeth, was shown to be effective in preventing the occurrence of nursing caries. ..
  13. Schupbach P, Oppenheim F, Lendenmann U, Lamkin M, Yao Y, Guggenheim B. Electron-microscopic demonstration of proline-rich proteins, statherin, and histatins in acquired enamel pellicles in vitro. Eur J Oral Sci. 2001;109:60-8 pubmed
  14. Sebbar M, Bourzgui F, Badre L, El Quars F. Anchorage miniscrews: a histologic study of peri-implant soft tissue. Int Orthod. 2012;10:85-95 pubmed publisher
    ..Interpretations regarding tissue response on a small number of human biopsies should be made cautiously. Nevertheless, this histological information is invaluable in order to validate and confirm the animal model. ..
  15. Forss H, Seppa L, Alakuijala P. Plaque accumulation on glass ionomer filling materials. Proc Finn Dent Soc. 1991;87:343-50 pubmed
    ..The presence of silver in the silver glass ionomers may have affected the initial adherence of bacteria. ..
  16. van der Mei H, White D, Cox E, Geertsema Doornbusch G, Busscher H. Bacterial detachment from salivary conditioning films by dentifrice supernates. J Clin Dent. 2002;13:44-9 pubmed
  17. Gaffar A, Hunter C, Mirajkar Y. Applications of polymers in dentifrices and mouthrinses. J Clin Dent. 2002;13:138-48 pubmed
  18. Busscher H, Rustema Abbing M, Bruinsma G, de Jager M, Gottenbos B, van der Mei H. Non-contact removal of coadhering and non-coadhering bacterial pairs from pellicle surfaces by sonic brushing and de novo adhesion. Eur J Oral Sci. 2003;111:459-64 pubmed
    ..However, non-contact, sonic brushing with only a thin wet film on the substratum may leave footprints to which streptococci preferentially adhere...
  19. Igbigbi P, Nyirenda S. Age estimation of Malawian adults from dental radiographs. West Afr J Med. 2005;24:329-33 pubmed
    ..Our study demonstrates the potential value of this method of age estimation which is precise, simple, non invasive and applicable to both living individuals and skeletal materials of unknown age. ..
  20. Fu Y, Li X, Ma H, Yin W, Que K, Hu D, et al. Assessment of chewing sugar-free gums for oral debris reduction: a randomized controlled crossover clinical trial. Am J Dent. 2012;25:118-22 pubmed
    ..Intra-examiner repeatability of the new scoring criteria was high throughout the study (Kappa > 0.90). ..
  21. Pilot T, Barmes D, Leclercq M, McCombie B, Sardo Infirri J. Periodontal conditions in adolescents, 15-19 years of age: an overview of CPITN data in the WHO Global Oral Data Bank. Community Dent Oral Epidemiol. 1987;15:336-8 pubmed
    ..It should thus be emphasized that the major thrust of activities in periodontal care should be in health promotion and education, leading to improved oral hygiene. ..
  22. Burke M, Gambogi R, Simone A, Williams M. The scientific rationale and development of an optimized stannous fluoride dentifrice, Part 1. Compend Contin Educ Dent. 1997;18 Spec No:2-9 pubmed
    ..Furthermore, the COSF dentifrice has been clinically shown not to cause the traditional stannous fluoride staining of dentition...
  23. van Gastel J, Quirynen M, Teughels W, Coucke W, Carels C. Longitudinal changes in microbiology and clinical periodontal variables after placement of fixed orthodontic appliances. J Periodontol. 2008;79:2078-86 pubmed
    ..Over the long term, banding did not lead to more adverse microbial and periodontal effects than bonding. ..
  24. Brown C, Krishnan S, Hursh K, Yu M, Johnson P, Page K, et al. Dental disease prevalence among methamphetamine and heroin users in an urban setting: a pilot study. J Am Dent Assoc. 2012;143:992-1001 pubmed
  25. Brown M, Foreman F, Burgess J, Summitt J. Penetration of gel and solution etchants in occlusal fissures. ASDC J Dent Child. 1988;55:265-8 pubmed
    ..Utilizing a paired t-test, no statistically significant difference (0.5 less than p less than 0.8) in the fissure penetration of gel or liquid phosphoric acid etchants could be shown. ..
  26. Young A, Rykke M, Rolla G. Quantitative and qualitative analyses of human salivary micelle-like globules. Acta Odontol Scand. 1999;57:105-10 pubmed
    ..The results support previous morphological studies indicating that the SMGs represent a major component of the newly formed pellicle. ..
  27. Takeuchi H, Yamamoto K. Ultrastructural analysis of structural framework in dental plaque developing on synthetic carbonate apatite applied to human tooth surfaces. Eur J Oral Sci. 2001;109:249-59 pubmed
    ..The present findings indicate that a structural framework and specific cells to form this framework are essential for plaque formation. ..
  28. Ahn S, Kho H, Kim K, Nahm D. Adhesion of oral streptococci to experimental bracket pellicles from glandular saliva. Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop. 2003;124:198-205 pubmed
    ..These findings suggest that numerous salivary proteins can adhere selectively to the orthodontic brackets, and some of them contribute to the binding of S gordonii. ..
  29. Arabaci T, Cicek Y, Canakçi C. Sonic and ultrasonic scalers in periodontal treatment: a review. Int J Dent Hyg. 2007;5:2-12 pubmed
    ..The aim of the study was to review the safety, efficacy, role and deleterious side-effects of sonic and ultrasonic scalers in mechanical periodontal therapy. ..
  30. Lee S, Kho H, Lee S, Yang W. Experimental salivary pellicles on the surface of orthodontic materials. Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop. 2001;119:59-66 pubmed
  31. van der Mei H, White D, Kamminga Rasker H, Knight J, Baig A, Smit J, et al. Influence of dentifrices and dietary components in saliva on wettability of pellicle-coated enamel in vitro and in vivo. Eur J Oral Sci. 2002;110:434-8 pubmed
  32. Hanemann J, Pereira A, Ribeiro Júnior N, Oliveira D. Peripheral ossifying fibroma in a child: report of case. J Clin Pediatr Dent. 2003;27:283-5 pubmed
    ..A typical peripheral ossifying fibroma in the anterior maxilla of an 11-year-old boy is presented. The importance of differential diagnosis and proper treatment for prevention of recurrence is discussed...
  33. Young W, Khan F, Brandt R, Savage N, Razek A, Huang Q. Syndromes with salivary dysfunction predispose to tooth wear: Case reports of congenital dysfunction of major salivary glands, Prader-Willi, congenital rubella, and Sjögren's syndromes. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 2001;92:38-48 pubmed
    ..Thus, the syndromes, unrelated in many respects, underline the importance of normal salivation in the protection of teeth against tooth wear by erosion, attrition, and abrasion...
  34. Mjor I. Pulp-dentin biology in restorative dentistry. Part 5: Clinical management and tissue changes associated with wear and trauma. Quintessence Int. 2001;32:771-88 pubmed
  35. Burrow M, Burrow J, Makinson O. Pits and fissures: etch resistance in prismless enamel walls. Aust Dent J. 2001;46:258-62 pubmed
  36. Pontefract H. Erosive toothwear in the elderly population. Gerodontology. 2002;19:5-16 pubmed
  37. Fox C. Evidence summary: does 'routine' scaling have any beneficial effects, or is it a waste of time?. Br Dent J. 2010;208:477-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Since the Cochrane Review of 2007, we could find no new randomised controlled trials to assess the beneficial and sustained effects of routine scaling and polishing. ..
  38. Cruz R, Rolla G. Deposition of alkali-soluble fluoride on enamel surface with or without pellicle. Scand J Dent Res. 1991;99:96-9 pubmed
    ..The fluoride ions are thus able to reach the enamel in spite of the presence of the pellicle...
  39. Scannapieco F, Bush R, Paju S. Associations between periodontal disease and risk for nosocomial bacterial pneumonia and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. A systematic review. Ann Periodontol. 2003;8:54-69 pubmed
    ..3. The results associating periodontal disease and COPD are preliminary and large-scale longitudinal and epidemiologic and RCTs are needed. ..
  40. Tan B, Gillam D, Mordan N, Galgut P. A preliminary investigation into the ultrastructure of dental calculus and associated bacteria. J Clin Periodontol. 2004;31:364-9 pubmed
    ..As viable bacteria within these lacunae may provide a source of re-infection, further work needs to be done to identify the bacteria in the lacunae, and to determine their viability. ..
  41. Locker D, Clarke M, Murray H. Oral health status of Canadian-born and immigrant adolescents in North York, Ontario. Community Dent Oral Epidemiol. 1998;26:177-81 pubmed
    ..Since these programs cease at age 13 or 14 years, barriers to accessing the private dental care sector may mean that the residual inequities and inequalities evident in the data widen as these individuals age. ..
  42. Mitsea A, Karidis A, Donta Bakoyianni C, Spyropoulos N. Oral health status in Greek children and teenagers, with disabilities. J Clin Pediatr Dent. 2001;26:111-8 pubmed
    ..The oral hygiene status is in general, moderate to low-grade, especially in the individuals with mental retardation. The highest rate of malocclusion is observed in the group of individuals with cerebral palsy. ..
  43. Freitas Fernandes L, Rundegren J, Arnebrant T, Glantz P. Characterization of the binding of delmopinol to salivary precipitates. Braz Dent J. 2001;12:173-7 pubmed
    ..Furthermore, pellet samples were found to contain the highest amounts of delmopinol. The autoradiography results confirmed that delmopinol was bound to proteins of high molecular weight (700-600 kDa). ..
  44. Yee R, David J, Khadka R. Oral cleanliness of 12-13-year-old and 15-year-old school children of Sunsari District, Nepal. J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent. 2006;24:146-51 pubmed
    ..Frequency of sugar consumption and the availability and affordability of fluoridated toothpaste may be important factors in the development of dental caries than oral cleanliness. ..
  45. Yankell S, Shi X, Emling R, Nelson B, Triol C. Laboratory evaluations of three dentifrices with polishing or brushing. J Clin Dent. 1998;9:61-3 pubmed
    ..01-0.001) higher DDR mean values compared to the Colgate Regular and Crest Regular dentifrices. The Colgate Regular dentifrice was significantly (p < 0.01-0.001) superior to the Crest Regular dentifrice in the assays conducted. ..
  46. Koo H, Pearson S, Scott Anne K, Abranches J, Cury J, Rosalen P, et al. Effects of apigenin and tt-farnesol on glucosyltransferase activity, biofilm viability and caries development in rats. Oral Microbiol Immunol. 2002;17:337-43 pubmed
    ..The incidence of smooth-surface caries was significantly reduced by apigenin +tt-farnesol (60%), fluoride (70%), and chlorhexidine (72%) treatments compared to control (P < 0.05)...
  47. Cherel F, Mobilia A, Lundgren T, Stephens J, Kiger R, Riggs M, et al. Rate of reformation of tongue coatings in young adults. Int J Dent Hyg. 2008;6:371-5 pubmed publisher
    ..09 +/- 0.07 and 0.09 +/- 0.06 g, respectively. If tongue cleaning is to be recommended, the results of this study in dental students indicate that tongue cleaning should be performed on a daily basis. ..
  48. Maupome G, Aguilar Avila M, Medrano Ugalde H, Borges Yáñez A. In vitro quantitative microhardness assessment of enamel with early salivary pellicles after exposure to an eroding cola drink. Caries Res. 1999;33:140-7 pubmed
    ..The joint effect of static baths and higher immersion frequency was the most important factor in decreasing hardness...
  49. Wunder D, Bowen W. Action of agents on glucosyltransferases from Streptococcus mutans in solution and adsorbed to experimental pellicle. Arch Oral Biol. 1999;44:203-14 pubmed
    ..These data indicate that the nature of the inhibitor is important, and also whether the Gtf enzyme is in solution or adsorbed to saliva-coated hydroxylapatite...
  50. Carlen A, Rüdiger S, Loggner I, Olsson J. Bacteria-binding plasma proteins in pellicles formed on hydroxyapatite in vitro and on teeth in vivo. Oral Microbiol Immunol. 2003;18:203-7 pubmed
    ..These proteins were also readily detected in in vivo pellicles and were found to a higher extent in pellicles formed at the gingival part of the tooth surface than at the incisal part...
  51. Carlen A, Eliasson L, Aronsson G, Birkhed D. Human minor and major gland saliva proteins and ability to mediate Actinomyces naeslundii adherence. Arch Oral Biol. 2004;49:177-81 pubmed
    ..Our findings indicate that several bacteria-binding components are secreted in both minor and major gland saliva. The adherence-promoting ability of the various gland secretions differs, however...
  52. Zinelis S, Lambrinaki T, Kavvadia K, Papagiannoulis L. Morphological and compositional alterations of in vivo aged prefabricated pediatric metal crowns (PMCs). Dent Mater. 2008;24:216-20 pubmed
    ..The purpose of the present study was to assess the morphological and elemental alterations of retrieved prefabricated metal crowns (PMCs) after intraoral exposure...
  53. Gandolfi M, Silvia F, H P, Gasparotto G, Carlo P. Calcium silicate coating derived from Portland cement as treatment for hypersensitive dentine. J Dent. 2008;36:565-78 pubmed publisher
    ..To evaluate the in vitro effectiveness on dentine permeability and dentine morphology of a calcium silicate treatment based on Portland cement (DSC)...
  54. Vacca Smith A, Bowen W. In situ studies of pellicle formation on hydroxyapatite discs. Arch Oral Biol. 2000;45:277-91 pubmed
    ..It is apparent that this in situ model could be used in screening potential antiplaque agents...
  55. Shapira L, Tepper P, Steinberg D. The interactions of human neutrophils with the constituents of an experimental dental biofilm. J Dent Res. 2000;79:1802-7 pubmed
    ..The present findings suggest that neutrophils are able to attach to dental biofilms and that the attached neutrophils retained their antibacterial activity...
  56. Berg C, Kalfas S, Malmsten M, Arnebrant T. Proteolytic degradation of oral biofilms in vitro and in vivo: potential of proteases originating from Euphausia superba for plaque control. Eur J Oral Sci. 2001;109:316-24 pubmed
    ..Our results demonstrate the potential of Krillase for plaque control, and that these enzymes are worthy of further investigations including clinical studies and work to find a suitable vehicle...
  57. Stambaugh R, Myers G, Ebling W, Beckman B, Stambaugh K. Endoscopic visualization of the submarginal gingiva dental sulcus and tooth root surfaces. J Periodontol. 2002;73:374-82 pubmed
    ..This report describes an endoscope specifically designed for this purpose and the interpretation of dental endoscopic images...
  58. Ahn S, Kho H, Lee S, Nahm D. Roles of salivary proteins in the adherence of oral streptococci to various orthodontic brackets. J Dent Res. 2002;81:411-5 pubmed
    ..However, salivary pellicles decreased the binding of S. mutans. Collectively, salivary pellicles were found to play a significant role in the initial adhesion of oral streptococci to orthodontic brackets...
  59. Schuster S, Eliades G, Zinelis S, Eliades T, Bradley T. Structural conformation and leaching from in vitro aged and retrieved Invisalign appliances. Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop. 2004;126:725-8 pubmed
    ..In vitro aged and retrieved appliances were found to leach no traceable amount of substances in an ethanol aging solution...
  60. Nekrashevych Y, Hannig M, Stosser L. Assessment of enamel erosion and protective effect of salivary pellicle by surface roughness analysis and scanning electron microscopy. Oral Health Prev Dent. 2004;2:5-11 pubmed
    ..To assess dental erosion caused by 0.1% and 1.0% citric acid in vitro and to estimate the protective influence of experimentally formed salivary pellicle...
  61. Dikbas I, Koksal T, Calikkocaoglu S. Investigation of the cleanliness of dentures in a university hospital. Int J Prosthodont. 2006;19:294-8 pubmed
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine denture cleanliness of a population sample, as well as to investigate denture cleaning habits and attitudes...
  62. Peltola P, Vehkalahti M, Simoila R. Effects of 11-month interventions on oral cleanliness among the long-term hospitalised elderly. Gerodontology. 2007;24:14-21 pubmed
    ..This trial studied the effects of interventions on the oral cleanliness of the long-term hospitalised elderly...
  63. Shklar G. John Hunter as an oral pathologist. J Hist Dent. 2008;56:31-4 pubmed
  64. Yamada Y, Hossain M, Kimura Y, Masuda Y, Jayawardena J, Nasu Y. Removal of organic debris from occlusal fissures: advantage of Carisolv system over sodium hypochlorite. J Clin Pediatr Dent. 2010;35:75-9 pubmed
    ..The purpose of this in vitro study was to evaluate and compare the removal of artificial debris from pits and fissures using the Carisolv system and sodium hypochlorite...
  65. Sjostrom S, Kalfas S. Tissue necrosis after subgingival irrigation with fluoride solution. J Clin Periodontol. 1999;26:257-60 pubmed
    ..The literature on the toxic effects of fluoride on the local tissues is briefly reviewed and arguments for a re-evaluation of the use of stannous fluoride for pocket irrigation are provided...
  66. Sheen S, Banfield N, Addy M. The propensity of individual saliva to cause extrinsic staining in vitro--a developmental method. J Dent. 2001;29:99-102 pubmed
    ..To detect any differences in the propensity of individual saliva to cause in vitro staining by chlorhexidine and tea...
  67. Ozden A, Haghighat N, Al Hashimi I. Preliminary evaluation of salivary pellicle on nickel-chromium alloy in vivo. Quintessence Int. 2002;33:731-5 pubmed
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the molecular composition of the salivary pellicle on nickel-chromium alloy in vivo...
  68. Li J, Helmerhorst E, Corley R, Luus L, Troxler R, Oppenheim F. Characterization of the immunologic responses to human in vivo acquired enamel pellicle as a novel means to investigate its composition. Oral Microbiol Immunol. 2003;18:183-91 pubmed
    ..The results open up the possibility that immunization with human pellicle and mAbs production can be employed to identify hitherto unknown constituents of pellicle...
  69. Hughes C. Power-driven scalers: a review for practitioners. Dent Today. 2008;27:50, 52-3 pubmed
  70. Al Omiri M, Barghout N, Shaweesh A, Malkawi Z. Level of education and gender-specific self-reported oral health behavior among dental students. Oral Health Prev Dent. 2012;10:29-35 pubmed
    ..To identify the oral health attitudes/behaviour among dental students in Jordan, and analyse the variations in oral health attitudes based on gender and level of education...
  71. Quest B. Oral health benefits of a daily dental chew in dogs. J Vet Dent. 2013;30:84-7 pubmed
    ..Adding a dental chew to the diet resulted in statistically significant reductions in plaque and calculus accumulation, and oral malodor while improving gingival indices...
  72. Scannapieco F. Saliva-bacterium interactions in oral microbial ecology. Crit Rev Oral Biol Med. 1994;5:203-48 pubmed
  73. Gornitsky M, ParadisI I, Landaverde G, Malo A, Velly A. A clinical and microbiological evaluation of denture cleansers for geriatric patients in long-term care institutions. J Can Dent Assoc. 2002;68:39-45 pubmed
    ..Such inadequate cleaning may allow for the multiplication of Candida spp. and bacteria, which could serve as reservoirs for disseminating infections...
  74. Göcke R, Gerath F, von Schwanewede H. Quantitative determination of salivary components in the pellicle on PMMA denture base material. Clin Oral Investig. 2002;6:227-35 pubmed
  75. Bayindir Y, Polat M, Seven N. Nitric oxide concentrations in saliva and dental plaque in relation to caries experience and oral hygiene. Caries Res. 2005;39:130-3 pubmed
    ..1 microM in saliva and plaque, respectively). Plaque NO concentrations were significantly higher than in saliva in both groups. NO production might be a host defense mechanism when dental caries increases or oral hygiene deteriorates...
  76. Matarazzo F, Figueiredo L, Cruz S, Faveri M, Feres M. Clinical and microbiological benefits of systemic metronidazole and amoxicillin in the treatment of smokers with chronic periodontitis: a randomized placebo-controlled study. J Clin Periodontol. 2008;35:885-96 pubmed publisher
  77. Kumar S, Dagli R, Mathur A, Jain M, Duraiswamy P, Kulkarni S. Oral hygiene status in relation to sociodemographic factors of children and adults who are hearing impaired, attending a special school. Spec Care Dentist. 2008;28:258-64 pubmed publisher
    ..This may be due to a lack of communication; hence, appropriate oral health education should be tailored to the needs of these students with the support of their teachers and their parents...
  78. Warnakulasuriya S. Causes of oral cancer--an appraisal of controversies. Br Dent J. 2009;207:471-5 pubmed publisher
    ..Some controversies related to the aetiology of this disease also need clarification. The objective of this paper is to provide an opinion on these debated controversies...
  79. Bhardwaj S, Mehta M, Gauba K. Nanotechnology: role in dental biofilms. Indian J Dent Res. 2009;20:511-3 pubmed publisher
    ..The future comprises a mouthwash full of smart nanomachines which can allow the harmless flora of mouth to flourish in a healthy ecosystem...
  80. Arthur R, Cury A, Graner R, Rosalen P, Vale G, Paes Leme A, et al. Genotypic and phenotypic analysis of S. mutans isolated from dental biofilms formed in vivo under high cariogenic conditions. Braz Dent J. 2011;22:267-74 pubmed
    ..8 and 5.0, respectively. The present results suggest that biofilms formed under high cariogenic conditions may harbor more aciduric and acidogenic S. mutans genotypes...
  81. Agrawal A, Bhat N, Shetty S, Sharda A, Singh K, Chaudhary H. Oral hygiene and periodontal status among detainees in a juvenile detention center, India. Oral Health Prev Dent. 2011;9:281-7 pubmed
  82. Fujii T, Baehni P, Kawai O, Kawakami T, Matsuda K, Kowashi Y. Scanning electron microscopic study of the effects of Er:YAG laser on root cementum. J Periodontol. 1998;69:1283-90 pubmed
    ..The tissue presented an amorphous appearance and the Sharpey's and matrix fiber bundles were not clearly distinguishable. These observations indicate that cementum tissue could be damaged by Er:YAG laser irradiation...
  83. Vacca Smith A, Bowen W. The effects of milk and kappa-casein on salivary pellicle formed on hydroxyapatite discs in situ. Caries Res. 2000;34:88-93 pubmed
    ..These data suggest that milk and kappa-casein may influence pellicle formation in vivo...
  84. Kawamura M, Yip H, Hu D, Komabayashi T. A cross-cultural comparison of dental health attitudes and behaviour among freshman dental students in Japan, Hong Kong and West China. Int Dent J. 2001;51:159-63 pubmed
    ..To clarify the differences in dental health attitudes/behaviour among freshman dental students...
  85. Sheen S, Pontefract H, Moran J. The benefits of toothpaste--real or imagined? The effectiveness of toothpaste in the control of plaque, gingivitis, periodontitis, calculus and oral malodour. Dent Update. 2001;28:144-7 pubmed
    ..This article provides a short review on the usefulness of these chemicals when used primarily in toothpastes...
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    ..The results support the general conclusion that salivary pellicle effectively protects enamel surface against short-term erosion in organic acids...
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