Is early plaque growth rate constant with time?

Abstract

Early plaque growth and plaque topography were studied in 15 young adults with a healthy periodontium during a 4-day period of no oral hygiene. After perfect tooth-cleaning, the recolonisation of the buccal surfaces of 48 teeth (front teeth and premolars) was recorded at the start and after 6, 12, 24, 30, 36, 48, 54, 60, 72, 84 and 96 h. At each visit… (More)

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