Role of plaque in the clearance of salivary sucrose and its influence on salivary ph

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A Kumar; R Hedge; U Dixit;
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications
  • Journal: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry (issn: 0970-4388, eissn: 1998-3905)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.4103/0970-4388.86377
  • Subject: Plaque pH | RK1-715 | Dentistry | salivary pH | sucrose clearance
    mesheuropmc: stomatognathic diseases | stomatognathic system

Background: The prevalence of dental caries in children, in India, is higher than many of the industrialized countries. The sugar most commonly associated with dental caries is sucrose, as the microorganisms in the dental plaque have the ability to convert this dietary ... View more
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