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Abstract                 Volume:4  Issue-1  Year-2016          Original Research Articles


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Streptococcal Dental Caries A Short Review
M.D. Dinesh1 , M.S. Uma1 , S. Meenatchisundaram1 , V.M. Anjali1 , P.S. Athira2 and Asitha Carmel3
Department of Microbiology, Nehru Arts and Science College, Coimbatore, India
Department of Microbiology, Pazhassiraja College, Pulpally, Wayanad, India
Department of Microbiology, Mar Athanasious College, Kothamangalam, Ernakulam, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

Dental caries is a permanent infection usually bacterial in cause today; caries remains one of the most common diseases throughout the world. Cardiology is the study of dental caries. Dental caries is important yet a preventable public health problem. It is the most universal chronic disease of childhood that interferes with usual nutrition intake, speech, self-esteem and daily regular activities, because the caries pain adversely affects the normal food intake. This review article provides a summary of the development of dental caries, role in microbial communities, aetiology, Prevention etc.

Keywords: Dental caries, S. mitis, S.mutans, S.gordonii, aetiology
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How to cite this article:

Dinesh, M.D., M.S. Uma, S. Meenatchisundaram, V.M. Anjali, P.S. Athira and Asitha Carmel. 2016. Streptococcal Dental Caries A Short Review.Int.J.Curr.Res.Aca.Rev. 4(1): 160-170
doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.20546/ijcrar.2016.401.015