Erica Saito

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Several kinds of substances such as acids and bacterial toxins diffuse from dental plaque into the salivary film which moves slowly between the plaque on the teeth and oral mucosa. The volume of saliva retained in the mouth before and after swallowing seem to be very important with respect to clearance of such substances from plaque. In 30 subjects,(More)
It is well known that there is a high positive correlation between increases in caries increment and life habits such as use of nursing bottle, tooth brushing, between-meal eating, and sweet consumption. The purpose of this study was to analyze data of caries status in primary dentition and life habits observed in 373 Shinshinotsu nursery schoolchildren(More)
The purpose of this study was to survey the changes in dental caries prevalence in 3-, 4-, and 5-year-old nursery school children in Shinshinotsu for 3 years from 1986 to 1988. The results obtained were as follows: 1) The caries prevalence in 5-year-old Shinshinotsu children decreased from 1986, and was 87.5% in 1988, lower than the national survey in 1987.(More)