Effect of insertion of osseo-integrated prosthesis on the oral microflora.

@article{Heimdahl1983EffectOI,
  title={Effect of insertion of osseo-integrated prosthesis on the oral microflora.},
  author={Anders Heimdahl and P A Koendell and Carl Erik Nord and Ake Nordenram},
  journal={Swedish dental journal},
  year={1983},
  volume={7 5},
  pages={199-204}
}
Ten patients undergoing treatment with bridges supported by osseo-integrated oral titanium implants were studied regarding the oral microflora. Saliva samples for microbiological studies were collected before the abutment operation, 1 week after the operation, after the bridges were inserted and again 52 weeks after the abutment operation. The implants did not induce colonization with "plaque streptococci" such as Streptococcus mutans and Streptococcus sanguis. A marked colonization with… CONTINUE READING
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