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A technique for assessment of the cariogenic potential of foods by plaque pH changes on enamel surfaces of rat molars.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3459406     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Plaque pH changes on rat molars subjected to cariogenic challenge were measured with an antimony microelectrode. Measurements were made after feeding one of seven different reference or snack foods. Resting plaque pH was measured after fasting and minimum plaque pH after feeding the various foods. This reproducible technique may be of use in determining the cariogenic potential of foods.
L Aponte-Merced; J M Navia
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archives of oral biology     Volume:  31     ISSN:  0003-9969     ISO Abbreviation:  Arch. Oral Biol.     Publication Date:  1986  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-07-10     Completed Date:  1986-07-10     Revised Date:  2007-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0116711     Medline TA:  Arch Oral Biol     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  175-7     Citation Subset:  D; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Cariogenic Agents*
Dental Enamel
Dental Plaque*
Diet, Cariogenic*
Hydrogen-Ion Concentration
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Reg. No./Substance:
0/Cariogenic Agents

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