Dental Pellicle

Known as: pellicle, Acquired Pellicle, Salivary, Salivary Pellicle 
A thin protein film on the surface of DENTAL ENAMEL. It is widely believed to result from the selective adsorption of precursor proteins present in… (More)
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Review
2011
Review
2011
The importance of Streptococcus mutans in the etiology and pathogenesis of dental caries is certainly controversial, in part… (More)
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Review
2008
Review
2008
BACKGROUND Dental caries is an infectious disease, and it affects 90 percent of late adolescents and young adults in the United… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
The acquired dental pellicle helps prevent erosion, but the protection level is unknown. This in situ study tested whether a two… (More)
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Review
2005
Review
2005
The intrinsic and extrinsic aetiology factors responsible for dental erosion are well understood as are the chemical events… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Precursor proteins of the acquired enamel pellicle derive from glandular and non-glandular secretions, which are components of… (More)
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Review
2000
Review
2000
Dental plaque is a complex biofilm that accumulates on the hard tissues (teeth) in the oral cavity. Although over 500 bacterial… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Dental erosion shows a typical distribution pattern within the dental arches. Tooth protection from erosion by salivary pellicle… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
This study assessed the protective effect of the salivary pellicle formed in vivo during 24 h or 7 days against demineralization… (More)
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Review
1995
Review
1995
Dental plaque is the diverse microbial community found on the tooth surface embedded in a matrix of polymers of bacterial and… (More)
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1992
Highly Cited
1992
Many researchers have suggested that the role of glucan-mediated interactions in the adherence of Streptococcus mutans is… (More)
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