Dental Pulp Defence and Repair Mechanisms in Dental Caries

Article, Review English OPEN
Farges, Jean-Christophe ; Alliot-Licht, Brigitte ; Renard, Emmanuelle ; Ducret, Maxime ; Gaudin, Alexis ; Smith, Anthony J. ; Cooper, Paul R. (2015)
  • Publisher: Hindawi Publishing Corporation
  • Journal: Mediators of Inflammation, volume 2,015 (issn: 0962-9351, eissn: 1466-1861)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4619960, doi: 10.1155/2015/230251
  • Subject: RB1-214 | Review Article | Pathology | Article Subject
    mesheuropmc: stomatognathic diseases | stomatognathic system

Dental caries is a chronic infectious disease resulting from the penetration of oral bacteria into the enamel and dentin. Microorganisms subsequently trigger inflammatory responses in the dental pulp. These events can lead to pulp healing if the infection is not too sev... View more
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