Re-epithelialization of the Buccal Mucosa after Alkaline Chemical Injury

Abstract

Alkaline conditions in the oral cavity may be caused by a variety of stimuli, including tobacco products, antacids, alkaline drinking water and bicarbonate toothpaste. However, the effects of an alkaline pH on the oral mucosa had not been elucidated. The purpose of this study was to investigate how basal keratinocytes are actively involved in re… (More)
DOI: 10.1267/ahc.14015

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