Latest Streptococcus mutans Stories
Healthy Grid recently announced the premier of their new tooth-friendly candy made from the sugar substitute Xylitol.
Healthygrid LLC announced the sale of cavity-fighting lollipops in time for Halloween.
Dentists have long encouraged the use of fluoride to prevent cavities and tooth decay. But several studies have also found that other things, such as lollipops, raisins, licorice root and gum, may also help in the fight against tooth decay.
Scientists recently revealed that they have created a new chemical that could allow teeth to be “cavity proof” and make it so that patients never have to visit the dentist again.
OKEMOS, Mich., Aug.
Scientists have discovered the tool that bacteria normally found in our mouths use to invade heart tissue, causing a dangerous and sometimes lethal infection of the heart known as endocarditis.
Today, during the 89th General Session & Exhibition of the International Association for Dental Research, held in conjunction with the 40th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Dental Research and the 35th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Association for Dental Research, lead researcher F. Cheni will hold an oral presentation on a research study titled "Biodegradable Tooth-binding Micelles Inhibit Streptococcus mutans (S. mutans) Biofilm Growth."
Researchers at The Forsyth Institute have made a significant discovery about the nature of childhood dental disease.
Never mind conflict with the in-laws; itâ€™s cake vs cranberry, pie vs wine.
A healthy alternative to sugary snacks -- raisins -- may actually prevent tooth damage, U.S. researchers say. In addition to the polyphenols, flavonoids and iron in raisins, U.S.
Streptococcus mutans is a Gram-positive cocci, Facultative anaerobic bacterium commonly found in the human oral cavity and is a significant contributor to tooth decay. J Kilian Clarke first described the microbe in 1924. The first colonizers of the tooth surface are mainly Neisseria spp. and streptococci, including S. mutans. The pioneer species changes the local environmental conditions through growth and metabolism thus allowing more fastidious organisms to further colonize after them,...
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