Nicotine Upregulates Coaggregation of Candida albicans and Streptococcus mutans.

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PURPOSE Denture stomatitis is a condition of painless inflammation of denture-bearing mucosa. Reports indicate that nicotine, the major psychoactive ingredient in tobacco, increases growth of Streptococcus mutans and Candida albicans in denture biofilm. The purpose of this study was to determine the in vitro effects of nicotine on coaggregation of C… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/jopr.12643

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