QUORUM SENSING

June 22, 2021 Microbiology 0

Quorum sensing (QS) is defined as the cell-to-cell interaction (communication) between one bacterium and another, and which allows them to share genetic information through the […]

BIOFILMS DEVELOPMENT

June 21, 2021 Microbiology 0

Pathogenic microorganisms that are responsible for some stubborn and resistant infections in humans are mediated or caused by microbial cells that organize themselves into very […]

PERIODONTITIS

June 20, 2021 Microbiology 0

Periodontitis is defined as the microbial infection of the periodontal membrane leading to pyorrhea, and resulting in the teeth falling out if left untreated. It […]

GINGIVITIS

June 19, 2021 Microbiology 0

Gingivitis is simply defined as the inflammation of the gum (gingivae) caused by microbial activity. It is the redness and swelling of the gingival tissues […]

DENTAL PLAQUE

June 18, 2021 Microbiology 0

Dental plaque is defined as the tenacious microbial deposits that form on the hard tissue of the tooth surface. It comprises living, dead and dying […]

DENTAL CARIES

June 17, 2021 Microbiology 0

Dental caries is simply defined as the decaying of the teeth. It can also be called dental decay. Dental caries or dental decay is a […]

MICROBIOTA OF DENTAL DISEASES

June 16, 2021 Microbiology 0

The microbiota of dental diseases describes the microorganisms (inclusive of normal flora of the oral cavity and other pathogenic microorganisms) that cause several pathological conditions […]