In vitro effect of the Sensonic toothbrush on Treponema denticola.

  title={In vitro effect of the Sensonic toothbrush on Treponema denticola.},
  author={Ver{\'o}nica Blanco and Charles M. Cobb and Karen B. Williams and J N Manch-Citron},
  journal={Journal of clinical periodontology},
  volume={24 5},
The purpose of this in vitro study was to compare the effects of the Sensonic. Oral-B Braun mechanical and Oral-B manual toothbrushes upon the morphology and cellular integrity of Treponema denticola. This spirochete was chosen because of its frequent isolation from active lesions of inflammatory periodontal disease and its pathogenic potential. T. denticola, strain ATCC 33421, was grown in an anaerobic nitrogen rich atmosphere in enhanced 1186 mycoplasma broth. 160, 5-ml aliquots of cultured… CONTINUE READING

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