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PURPOSE The literature on the oral health status of Down syndrome (DS) patients is controversial. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to assess the oral health status and levels of mutans streptococci (MS) in the saliva of DS children. METHODS This study was performed with 60 DS children and 71 non-DS children aged six to 12 years old. Caries(More)
The authors describe a case of multiple myeloma in which a complete remission was obtained by treatment with high dose dexamethasone. This was the only therapy suitable for the patient because of heavy myelosuppression due to disease and to one course of conventional treatment with melphalan and prednisone. Further trials are needed to evaluate the(More)
Maltodextrin is a hydrolysate of cornstarch and has been widely used in the food industry associated with sucrose. The addition of starch can increase the cariogenic potential of sucrose; however, there are sparse data regarding the cariogenicity of sucrose associated with maltodextrin. Therefore, the aim of this study was to test in situ if maltodextrin(More)
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