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Lactobacillus reuteri in bovine milk fermented decreases the oral carriage of mutans streptococci.
The effect of Lactobacillus reuteri against one of the major cariogenic organism, Streptococcus mutans, was studied. Yogurt products containing L.reuteri showed a significant growth inhibitory effectExpand
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Denture plaque--past and recent concerns.
OBJECTIVE This paper critically reviews the history of denture plaque and identifies some concerns with the presence of Candida in the mouth. DATA SOURCES This review covers literature sourcesExpand
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A review of in vitro and in vivo methods to evaluate the efficacy of denture cleansers.
PURPOSE This review summarizes the methods employed to evaluate denture cleansers and makes some suggestions on the methodology of evaluation. MATERIALS AND METHODS More than 20 articles evaluatingExpand
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Occlusal force distribution on the dental arch during various levels of clenching.
The purpose of this study was to explore the occlusal force distribution on the dental arch in the intercuspal position and to evaluate the relationship between the clenching strength and theExpand
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Comprehensive analysis of chemotactic factors for bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells.
To understand which growth factors/cytokines can affect migration of mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) to injured tissues, we compared the effects of many (26) growth factors/cytokines on the migrationExpand
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In vitro cariogenic potential of Candida albicans
The adherence and dissociation of Candida albicans, C. tropicalis, Streptococcus mutans and S. sanguis to six substrates including hydroxylapatite (HAP) which exhibit various hydrophobicity, wasExpand
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Rheology of tissue conditioners.
STATEMENT OF PROBLEM Tissue conditioners can be used to condition abused tissues, record functional impressions, make temporary relinings, and for other clinical applications, mainly because of theirExpand
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The fungicidal effect of human lactoferrin on Candida albicans and Candida krusei.
Five oral isolates each of Candida albicans and Candida krusei were studied for their sensitivity to the fungicidal effect of human lactoferrin. Significant inter- and intraspecies variations wereExpand
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Biofilm formation of Candida albicans on the surfaces of deteriorated soft denture lining materials caused by denture cleansers in vitro.
Candidal colonization and subsequent biofilm formation on denture materials are important in the development of pathogenesis, such as denture stomatitis. Routine use of denture cleansers is one ofExpand
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Changes in surface roughness and colour stability of soft denture lining materials caused by denture cleansers.
Soft denture lining materials were immersed into solutions of denture cleansers for 8 h at room temperature, and immersed into distilled water for the remainder of the 24-h period at 37 degrees C.Expand
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