Dental Pulp Defence and Repair Mechanisms in Dental Caries
Smith, Anthony J.
Cooper, Paul R.
- Publisher: Hindawi Publishing Corporation
Mediators of Inflammation,
(issn: 0962-9351, eissn: 1466-1861)
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...