Human root caries: microbiota of a limited number of root caries lesions.

@article{Schpbach1996HumanRC,
  title={Human root caries: microbiota of a limited number of root caries lesions.},
  author={P Sch{\"u}pbach and V. Osterwalder and Bernhard Guggenheim},
  journal={Caries research},
  year={1996},
  volume={30 1},
  pages={52-64}
}
The microbiota of root caries lesions of different grades of severity were studied. Fourteen lesions were examined. The experimental design of the study allowed correlation of histopathologically distinguishable stages with specific and distinct microbial populations. Dentin samples were ground in a sterile mortar and cultured anaerobically on nonselective Columbia blood agar plates supplemented with 5% hemolyzed human blood and on media selective for Lactobacillus spp. and streptococci. The… CONTINUE READING