Dental biofilm: ecological interactions in health and disease.

  title={Dental biofilm: ecological interactions in health and disease.},
  author={Philip David Marsh and Egija Zaura},
  journal={Journal of clinical periodontology},
  volume={44 Suppl 18},
BACKGROUND The oral microbiome is diverse and exists as multispecies microbial communities on oral surfaces in structurally and functionally organized biofilms. AIM To describe the network of microbial interactions (both synergistic and antagonistic) occurring within these biofilms and assess their role in oral health and dental disease. METHODS PubMed database was searched for studies on microbial ecological interactions in dental biofilms. The search results did not lend themselves to… CONTINUE READING


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