Antibacterial effect of bamboo charcoal on Streptococcus mutans

  title={Antibacterial effect of bamboo charcoal on Streptococcus mutans},
  author={Mi-Suk Choi and Kwon-Suk Ahn},
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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