Hiroko Nagaoka

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Application of biomodification techniques to dentin can improve its biochemical and biomechanical properties. Several collagen cross-linking agents have been reported to strengthen the mechanical properties of dentin. However, the characteristics of collagen that has undergone agent-induced biomodification are not well understood. The objective of this(More)
Objective: To (1) examine the effectiveness of a home-care protocol (CariFree ® , Oral Biotech, Albany, OR) in reducing caries risk in high-risk adults compared to conventional oral hygiene measures and (2) determine the agreement between a chairside ATP bioluminescence test (CariScreen) and laboratory Mutans Streptococci (MS) counts (CFU/mL of saliva).(More)
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