alexa Physical and chemical aspects of saliva as indicators of risk for dental caries in humans.
Dentistry

Dentistry

Dentistry

Author(s): Leone CW, Oppenheim FG

Abstract Share this page

Abstract The etiology and pathogenesis of dental caries are known to be multifactorial, but the interplay between intrinsic and extrinsic factors is still not fully understood. As in other host/parasite interactions, there appear to be marked variations in individual susceptibility to the disease. It therefore is likely that intrinsic host factors play a key role in modulating the initiation and progression of caries. The objective of this systematic review was to evaluate critically the evidence supporting the role and effects of saliva in caries pathogenesis. The full-length evidence report, including evidence tables, and the structured abstract presented at the NIH/NIDCR Consensus Development Conference on the Diagnosis and Management of Dental Caries Throughout Life, March 26-28. 2001, can be accessed at the web site http://www.nidcr.nih.gov. The present abridged report is a summary of the main findings from our evidence-based review.
This article was published in J Dent Educ and referenced in Dentistry

Relevant Expert PPTs

Recommended Conferences

Relevant Topics

Peer Reviewed Journals
 
Make the best use of Scientific Research and information from our 700 + peer reviewed, Open Access Journals
International Conferences 2017-18
 
Meet Inspiring Speakers and Experts at our 3000+ Global Annual Meetings

Contact Us

 
© 2008-2017 OMICS International - Open Access Publisher. Best viewed in Mozilla Firefox | Google Chrome | Above IE 7.0 version
adwords