The Bacterial Flora of Incipient Occlusal Lesions in Naval Recruits.
NAVAL DENTAL RESEARCH INST GREAT LAKES IL
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The bacterial contents of occlusal surface pit and fissure incipient dental caries was studied, following excavation of the fissures in naval recruits. Streptococcus mutans was recovered from all carious fissures and in significantly greater numbers in the carious fissures than from non-carious fissures, and was most often the predominant member of the bacterial population in carious fissures. Author
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