Antibacterial effect of bamboo charcoal on Streptococcus mutans

@article{Choi2014AntibacterialEO,
  title={Antibacterial effect of bamboo charcoal on Streptococcus mutans},
  author={Mi-Suk Choi and Kwon-Suk Ahn},
  journal={Journal of Korean Society of Dental Hygiene},
  year={2014},
  volume={14},
  pages={95-100}
}
  • Mi-Suk Choi, Kwon-Suk Ahn
  • Published 2014
  • Chemistry
  • Journal of Korean Society of Dental Hygiene
  • Received : 6 November, 2013 Revised : 13 January, 2014 Accepted : 21 January, 2014 ABSTRACT Objectives : The purpose of the present study was to investigate the effect of bamboo charcoal on Streptococcus mutans which is one of the most important causative agents of dental caries. Methods : S. mutans was incubated with or without bamboo charcoal and then changes were observed in its cell viability and antibacterial effect. Oral epithelial cells viabillity(human gingival fibroblast, HGF) was… CONTINUE READING
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