Journal of
Dentistry and Oral Hygiene

  • Abbreviation: J. Dent. Oral Hyg.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2472
  • DOI: 10.5897/JDOH
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 137

Table of Content: August 2014; 6(5)

August 2014

Periodontal health status in adult Brazilians of Nova Friburgo City

Periodontal disease is an inflammatory condition that can reach the periodontal protection, gingival and support, alveolar bone, cementum and periodontal ligament. Early diagnosis is important to prevent periodontal disease. Periodontal Screening and Recording (PSR) have been used in this study to evaluate the presence of periodontal disease at Planning Clinic of the Federal University of Fluminense, Nova Friburgo, RJ,...

Author(s): Natalia Oliveira de Lucena, Marcelo Magalhães Cortes, Adriana Dibo da Cruz, Cynthia Cristina Gomes, Wantuil Rodrigues de Araújo Filho and Gabriela Alessandra da Cruz Galhardo Camargo

August 2014

Oral bacterial interactions in periodontal health and disease

Periodontal disease and dental caries are infectious diseases resulting from the interactions of oral bacteria residing dental plaque and the host. The indigenous bacteria residing dental plaque are thought to be a relatively stable community of high species diversity, which may vary from site to site throughout the mouth. When this stability is disturbed, due to many host-specific and environmental factors, in addition...

Author(s): Ismail A. Darout