Cariogenic bacteria

By Dr.Swathi Pai on Friday 25 April 2008 with 0 comments



  • Strep mutans (SM) - the all around bad guy; virulence factors; aciduric (lives in an acidic environment), produces insoluble glucans, homofermenter

  • Lactobacilli - the secondary invader of initiated lesions

  • Actinomycosis - associated with cemental caries


Category: Conservative and Endodontics Notes

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