Journal of Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry

ARTICLE
Year
: 2004  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 21--25

Caries vaccine - I. Today«SQ»s myth !


AC Krithika1, D Kandaswamy2, V Gopi Krishna3 
1 PG, Dept. of Conservative dentistry and Endodontics, Meenakshi Ammal Dental College and Hospital, Alapakkam Main Road, Maduravoyal, Chennai - 600095, India
2 Professor and Head, Dept. of Conservative dentistry and Endodontics, Meenakshi Ammal Dental College and Hospital, Alapakkam Main Road, Maduravoyal, Chennai - 600095, India
3 Lecturer, Dept. of Conservative dentistry and Endodontics, Meenakshi Ammal Dental College and Hospital, Alapakkam Main Road, Maduravoyal, Chennai - 600095, India

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A C Krithika
PG, Dept. of Conservative dentistry and Endodontics, Meenakshi Ammal Dental College and Hospital, Alapakkam Main Road, Maduravoyal, Chennai - 600095
India

Dental caries is a microbial disease of the teeth. Traditional way of managing this disease is by surgical intervention. But the current trend is to prevent the occurrence of the lesion. Caries vaccine is one of the methods of preventing and eradicating dental caries. Contemporary research is aimed at evolving a potent and effective caries vaccine. The present review gives an overview of the current developments, drawbacks and potential of this avenue of revolutionary caries management


How to cite this article:
Krithika A C, Kandaswamy D, Krishna V G. Caries vaccine - I. Today's myth !.J Indian Assoc Public Health Dent 2004;4:21-25


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Krithika A C, Kandaswamy D, Krishna V G. Caries vaccine - I. Today's myth !. J Indian Assoc Public Health Dent [serial online] 2004 [cited 2021 Jan 28 ];4:21-25
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