Bacterial colonization during de novo plaque formation.

  title={Bacterial colonization during de novo plaque formation.},
  author={Per Ramberg and Satoshi Sekino and Naciye Guzin Uzel and Sigmund Sidney Socransky and Jan Lindhe},
  journal={Journal of clinical periodontology},
  volume={30 11},
OBJECTIVE To determine microbial changes that occur during plaque formation in a dentition free of gingival inflammation. MATERIAL AND METHODS Ten subjects were recruited. The study included one preparatory period (2 weeks) and a plaque accumulation period (4 days). The volunteers exercised proper tooth cleaning methods, were scaled and received repeated professional mechanical tooth cleaning during the preparatory period. During the plaque accumulation period, the participants abstained from… CONTINUE READING


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