Biofilm formation on dental implants with different surface micro-topography: an in vitro study.

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Summary of "Biofilm formation on dental implants with different surface micro-topography: an in vitro study."

To compare biofilm formation on whole dental titanium implants with different surface micro-topography
A multispecies in vitro biofilm model consisting on initial (Streptococcus oralis and Actinomyces naeslundii), early (Veillonella parvula), secondary (Fusobacterium nucleatum) and late colonizers (Porphyromonas gingivalis and Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans) was grown for 96 h on sterile titanium dental implants with either minimal (S : 0.5-1.0 mm) or moderate-roughness titanium surfaces (S : 1.1-2.0 mm). The resulting biofilms were studied with Confocal Laser Scanning Microscopy (CLSM) and Scanning Electron Microscope. Concentrations (colony forming units per mL [CFU/mL]) of each bacterium were measured by quantitative Polymerase Chain Reaction (qPCR) and compared by Student T-tests.


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Name: Clinical oral implants research
ISSN: 1600-0501


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