"Dental Plaque" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
A film that attaches to teeth, often causing DENTAL CARIES and GINGIVITIS. It is composed of MUCINS, secreted from salivary glands, and microorganisms.
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Dental Plaque".
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Dental Plaque" by people in Profiles.
Kim CS, Chui S, Franc J, Boehm TK. A Manual Bristleless Toothbrush Demonstrates Slight Improvement in Gingival Recession Compared to a Conventional Soft Manual Brush. Oral Health Prev Dent. 2019; 17(1):75-82.
Mikuls TR, Payne JB, Yu F, Thiele GM, Reynolds RJ, Cannon GW, Markt J, McGowan D, Kerr GS, Redman RS, Reimold A, Griffiths G, Beatty M, Gonzalez SM, Bergman DA, Hamilton BC, Erickson AR, Sokolove J, Robinson WH, Walker C, Chandad F, O'Dell JR. Periodontitis and Porphyromonas gingivalis in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2014 May; 66(5):1090-100.
Pereira-Cenci T, Fernandes FS, Skupien JA, Mesko ME, Straioto FG, Del Bel Cury AA. Can new dentures decrease Candida levels? Int J Prosthodont. 2013 Sep-Oct; 26(5):470-7.
Psoter WJ, Ge Y, Russell SL, Chen Z, Katz RV, Jean-Charles G, Li Y. PCR detection of Streptococcus mutans and Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans in dental plaque samples from Haitian adolescents. Clin Oral Investig. 2011 Aug; 15(4):461-9.
Heimonen A, Janket SJ, Kaaja R, Ackerson LK, Muthukrishnan P, Meurman JH. Oral inflammatory burden and preterm birth. J Periodontol. 2009 Jun; 80(6):884-91.
Yoshioka H, Yoshimura A, Kaneko T, Golenbock DT, Hara Y. Analysis of the activity to induce toll-like receptor (TLR)2- and TLR4-mediated stimulation of supragingival plaque. J Periodontol. 2008 May; 79(5):920-8.