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Sunday, March 4, 2012

Cariogenic Bacteria

Mnemonics for Cariogenic Bacteria


"SALiVA"

S-S.mutans, Sanguis, mitis, salivarius
A-A.viscus
L-Lactobacilli
V-Veillonella
A-A.naeslundi



In brief about cariogenic bacteria

  • Streptococcus mutans and Lactobacilli are the most common cariogenic bacteria in Coronal Caries.
  • Actinomyces viscus is the most common cariogenic bacteria in Root Surface or Smooth Surface Caries.
  • Dental Plaque Organism- Streptococcus sanguis found earliest
  • Other offenders: Actinomyces naeslundi, Veillonella, Streptococcus salivarious.


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