Salivary concentrations of Streptococcus mutans and Lactobacilli during an orthodontic treatment. An observational study comparing fixed and removable orthodontic appliances

Abstract Aim This study aimed to investigate salivary concentrations of Streptococcus mutans (S. mutans) and some Lactobacilli, and plaque index (PI) in patients wearing fixed versus removable orthodontic appliances. Methods A sample of 90 orthodontic patients (56 males and 34 females) was included...

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Main Authors: Stefano Mummolo, Marco Tieri, Alessandro Nota, Silvia Caruso, Atanaz Darvizeh, Francesca Albani, Roberto Gatto, Giuseppe Marzo, Enrico Marchetti, Vincenzo Quinzi, Simona Tecco
Format: Article
Published: Wiley 2020-04-01
Series:Clinical and Experimental Dental Research
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