The microflora associated with the development of initial enamel decalcification below orthodontic bands in vivo in children living in a fluoridated-water area.

@article{Boyar1989TheMA,
  title={The microflora associated with the development of initial enamel decalcification below orthodontic bands in vivo in children living in a fluoridated-water area.},
  author={Robert M Boyar and Anders Thylstrup and Linnea Holm{\'e}n and George H. W. Bowden},
  journal={Journal of dental research},
  year={1989},
  volume={68 12},
  pages={1734-8}
}
Thirty-four caries-free teeth destined for orthodontic extraction were banded to provide a protected area for the accumulation of plaque. The teeth were extracted at one, two, four, eight, and 14 days after being banded, and samples of the flora below the band were analyzed for the presence of Streptococcus sanguis, Streptococcus 'mitior', 'mutans streptococci', Actinomyces viscosus, Actinomyces naeslundii, Actinomyces odontolyticus, Lactobacillus species, and Veillonella. After plaque sampling… CONTINUE READING