Effect of aluminum concentration on dental caries formation in the rat.

@article{Putt1995EffectOA,
  title={Effect of aluminum concentration on dental caries formation in the rat.},
  author={Mark S. Putt and Carl J Kleber},
  journal={Oral diseases},
  year={1995},
  volume={1 2},
  pages={80-5}
}
OBJECTIVE Topically applied aluminum (AI) reduced fissure caries in rats with indigenous microflora, but neither therapeutic activity nor concentration effects have been studied in animals infected with caries-inducing bacteria. This study investigated the effects of solutions containing various AI concentrations on formation of smooth surface and sulcal caries in cariogenically challenged rats infected with Streptococcus sobrinus. METHODS Weanling rats, inoculated with S. sobrinus, were… CONTINUE READING