Short-term effect of mastic gum on salivary concentrations of cariogenic bacteria in orthodontic patients


AKSOY A., DURAN N., TOROGLU S., Koksal F.

ANGLE ORTHODONTIST, cilt.77, ss.124-128, 2007 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 77 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2007
  • Doi Numarası: 10.2319/122205-455r.1
  • Dergi Adı: ANGLE ORTHODONTIST
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.124-128

Özet

Objective: To determine antibacterial activity of chewing mastic gum against the salivary levels of Streptococcus mutans, the total number of viable bacteria, and lactobacilli in patients undergoing therapy with fixed orthodontic appliances.