Salivary proteins and microbiota as biomarkers for early childhood caries risk assessment

@inproceedings{Hemadi2017SalivaryPA,
  title={Salivary proteins and microbiota as biomarkers for early childhood caries risk assessment},
  author={Abdullah S Hemadi and Ruijie Huang and Yuan Zhou and Jing Zou},
  booktitle={International Journal of Oral Science},
  year={2017}
}
Early childhood caries (ECC) is a term used to describe dental caries in children aged 6 years or younger. Oral streptococci, such as Streptococcus mutans and Streptococcus sorbrinus, are considered to be the main etiological agents of tooth decay in children. Other bacteria, such as Prevotella spp. and Lactobacillus spp., and fungus, that is, Candida… CONTINUE READING
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