Search for dissertations about: "dental plaque pH"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 13 swedish dissertations containing the words dental plaque pH.

  1. 1. Smoking, Snuffing and Oral Health with Special Reference to Dental Caries

    Author : Lena Hellqvist; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; carbohydrates; dental care habits; dental caries; nicotine-containing snus; nicotine-free snus; plaque pH; salivary factors; smokeless tobacco; smoking; snuff; socioeconomic factors; tobacco; carbohydrates; Dental Hygiene; Oral hälsa;

    Abstract : Background and aims: This thesis describes oral health and the use of tobacco with the emphasis on dental caries and Swedish snuff (snus). There appears to be a general opinion in Sweden that snus protects against caries, but there are no scientific studies that support these speculations. READ MORE

  2. 2. High-fluoride Toothpaste (5000 ppm) in Caries Prevention

    Author : Anna Nordström; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Caries-active adolescents; Dental caries; Dental plaque; Dentifrice; de novo plaque formation; Frequency of brushing; High-fluoride toothpaste 5000 ppm ; Tooth-brushing; Toothpaste; Water rinsing;

    Abstract : Abstract High-fluoride Toothpaste (5000 ppm) in Caries Prevention Anna Nordström, Department of Cariology, Institute of Odontology, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Box 450, SE-405 30 Göteborg, Sweden. Dental caries is a common disease in a large number of individuals. READ MORE

  3. 3. Xylitol and its effect on oral ecology : clinical studies in children and adolescents

    Author : Pernilla Lif Holgerson; Svante Twetman; Christina Stecksén-Blicks; Eva Söderling; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; chewing gum; dental plaque; dose-response relationship; interdental plaque-pH; oral microorganisms; saliva; xylitol; Paedodontics; Pedodonti;

    Abstract : Xylitol, classified as a natural sugar substitute, has for about 35 years been known as an agent that may act against caries. The mechanism of action; how it inhibits mutans streptococci (MS) and the clinical dose-response relationship are not however fully investigated. READ MORE

  4. 4. Sweet Taste Perception in Relation to Oral and General Health

    Author : Heba Ashi; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; BMI; Caries prevalence; Children; Dental caries; Dietary habits; Obesity; Plaque pH; Pregnancy; Sweet taste perception;

    Abstract : The aims of this thesis were to study the difference in sweet taste perception, dental caries and BMI between three different geographical areas (Italy, Mexico and Saudi Arabia) and to elucidate the relationship of sweet taste perception with caries and BMI. Dietary habits were also assessed in relation to sweet taste perception in Saudi Arabia. READ MORE

  5. 5. In vivo evaluations of the neutralizing effect of a hydroxyl ion-releasing resin composite and a prophylactic gel on plaque acidogenicity : measured by the microtouch method

    Author : Anitha Persson; Jan van Dijken; Peter Lingström; Anette Oliveby; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; caries; clinical; buffering; elderly; plaque pH; resin composite; restorations; microorganisms; ODONTOLOGY; ODONTOLOGI;

    Abstract : The prevalence of dental caries has decreased dramatically in most developed countries since the sixties and the number of remaining teeth in adults has increased during the last decades. Elderly as a group will during aging become an increasing risk group for caries. READ MORE