Antibacterial Peptides: Opportunities for the Prevention and Treatment of Dental Caries.

Abstract

Dental caries is a multifactorial disease that is a growing and costly global health concern. The onset of disease is a consequence of an ecological imbalance within the dental plaque biofilm that favors specific acidogenic and aciduric caries pathogens, namely Streptococcus mutans and Streptococcus sobrinus. It is now recognized by the scientific and… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s12602-011-9076-5

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