Sunday, February 06, 2011

Dental Did You Know: Bacterial Counts in Dental Plaque

Bacterial levels can reach more than 100 000 000 000 micrograms per mg of dental plaque.

Source:  Li X et al, Systemic diseases caused by oral infections, Clin Microbiol Rev, Oct 2000, Vol 13, No 4 547-558.

Hans Skariah, B.Sc., DMD
Promenade Court Dental Health Group in Mississauga
2233 Hurontario St., Mississauga, ON, Canada
(1/2 km north of the QEW in the Dome Building)
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